Refugee Action Collective (Vic)
1pm Mar 2 | Don’t reopen Christmas Island, Close all Detention Centres

1pm Mar 2 | Don’t reopen Christmas Island, Close all Detention Centres

When: 1pm-2:30, Saturday 2nd March 2019 Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne Facebook event here Following the passing of the amended Medivac Bill, Scot Morrison has announced his intention to reopen Christmas Island Detention Centre. He has stated that his aim is to transfer 300 sick people back into a detention centre almost(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 12/02 | MORRISON DEFEAT A STEP FORWARD FOR REFUGEES; NOW BRING THEM ALL HERE

The news that the Medivac amendments have been carried by the federal parliament is being celebrated on Manus and Nauru, tonight. There are twenty-five men in PIH hospital in Port Moresby that must be immediately transferred to Australia. Most of them have been waiting many months for treatment they cannot get in Port Moresby. Similarly,(…)

6:30pm Mon 4 Mar | Public Forum: Stranded In Indonesia: Australia’s 14K Forgotten Refugees

6:30pm Mon 4 Mar | Public Forum: Stranded In Indonesia: Australia’s 14K Forgotten Refugees

When: 6:30-8:30pm, Monday 4th March 2019 Where: ANMF Vic Branch, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Facebook event here Public Forum: Stranded In Indonesia: Australia’s 14K Forgotten Refugees – the reality of “regional processing A combination of Australia’s policy of turning back boats in 2013 and Tony Abbott’s 2014 ban on resettling UNHCR recognised refugees has seen(…)