Refugee Action Collective (Vic)

MEDIA RELEASE 2/1 | GOVERNMENT DETENTION CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT IS A FRAUD

The Refugee Action Coalition has dismissed the government announcement that Maribynong and Blaxland at Villawood will close, as an empty gesture. “The fact is that the government has increased detention capacity with new compounds being opened at Yongah Hill, and a high detention facility opening in the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation, to replace Maribynong,” said(…)

6:30pm Mon Jan 21 | Forum: From Kids Off to All Off- How can we close the camps?

6:30pm Mon Jan 21 | Forum: From Kids Off to All Off- How can we close the camps?

When: 6:30pm Monday 21st January 2019 Where: ANMF Vic Branch, 535 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Facebook event here In 2018 the campaign to get #KidsOffNauru won significant support, and put huge pressure on the Liberals to bring children and families from Nauru to Australia. But there are still 3 children and hundreds of refugees on Manus and Nauru.(…)

4:30pm Dec 19 | Save Hakeem Urgent Protest

4:30pm Dec 19 | Save Hakeem Urgent Protest

When: 4:30pm 19th December 2018 Where: Australian Federal Police, 383 LaTrobe St, West Melbourne, VIC Facebook event here Bahraini refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi, a permanent Australian resident living in Melbourne, is being held in Thailand and faces deportation back to the threat of torture in Bahrian. He fled Bahrain because of persecution and torture due to(…)