Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

Media Release: Boys sew their lips at Broadmeadows Detention Centre

Press Release of boys sewing lips at MITA (Broadmeadows Detention Centre): Three unaccompanied minors protest over weekend of 23rd July 2011. On the afternoon of Sunday 24th of August, The Refugee Action Collective received distressing images and news of 3 boys sewing their lips together at the Broadmeadows Detention Centre. When trying to visit these(…)

Media Release: Refugee Action Collective condemns the Malaysian solution

For immediate release: Refugee Action Collective condemns the Malaysian solution July 24, 2011 The Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) condemns the Australian government’s agreement to send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia in an agreement to be signed with the Malaysian government tomorrow. We insist that arrivals by boat be processed in the Australian community. We should(…)

Friday’s picket against Gillard cancelled

This is just an announcement to let people know that the protest planned for this Friday outside the Park Hyatt has been cancelled due to Julia Gillard cancelling her speech there. There will be further actions organised. If you want to help or get involved, come to our next organising meeting on Monday, the 1st(…)