July 9 – Rally: Close Broadmeadows Detention Centre! Children Out of Detention! 0

When: Saturday, July 9, 1pm.
Where: Broadmeadows Detention Centre, Camp Road, Broadmeadows. Meet in the Kmart carpark on the corner of Sydney and Camp Road (map link) for a march down to the centre after speeches.

The Gillard Labor government promised last year that all children would be released from detention by June, and then Bowen announced that all children would be released from detention by the end of June. Now it is clear that the government isn’t fulfilling their promise. They now say half will be out by the end of June.

The Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) is urging refugee supporters to protest outside Broadmeadows Detention Centre to hold Labor to account for not releasing all children from detention. No child should be locked behind fences for the ‘crime’ of seeking asylum. More