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Refugee Advocates Rally Outside Detainee Hotel
Human Rights Global
Amnesty International Annual Report: Australia continues to be a global laggard on refugees, First Nations justice and climate
28 March 2022 | 3:31 pm

Australia’s continued incarceration of children as young as 10 years old, ongoing brutal treatment of refugees and asylum seekers and failure to adopt carbon emission reduction targets were just some of the human rights issues raised in Amnesty International’s 2021-22 annual report. Amnesty International Australia National Director, Sam Klintworth, said the report highlighted that there […]

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A light artist stands against a dark night sky and paints the AI candle.
Refugees
Walk for Justice and Freedom for Refugees

We are calling for an End to Detention, Permanent Visas, and a Safe and Secure Future for refugees and people seeking asylum. People are invited to gather at the following meeting points at 12 Noon and walk to the Bendigo Library Gardens by 12.30pm for speeches and music – BYO picnic lunch. Meet outside Dudley […]

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A light artist stands against a dark night sky and paints the AI candle.
Refugees
Palm Sunday Rally for Peace and Refugees

* Free the refugees from the camps and prison-hotels * Action for Afghanistan * Permanent protection not poverty * Peace not militarism – stop the wars that create refugees Australia refuses to provide permanent visas to refugees who arrived by boat meaning they are kept in a permanent state of limbo – with no family […]

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Refugees
Walk for Justice for Refugees – Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday people from cities and towns around Australia will be holding rallies and vigils to call for Justice for Refugees. Joining with the other like minded groups of Ballarat we will walk from the Lake Wendouree View Point Rotunda to the Olympic Rings area.

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LGBTQIA+ rights Australia
Plight of rainbow refugees highlighted at Mardi Gras: humanitarian intake must increase urgently
4 March 2022 | 2:22 pm

Amnesty International Australia will highlight the situation of LGBTQIA+ refugees at its annual float at Sydney’s Mardi Gras parade on Saturday evening. As the crisis unfolds in Ukraine, the float will draw attention to the challenges members of the rainbow community face when fleeing persecution. Co-founder of Forcibly Displaced People Network, Renee Dixson, said: “During […]

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Activism
Intersectionality of Refugees Panel

The Victorian Refugee Network and Victorian Women’s Rights Defenders Network bring to the public My New Neighbour campaign conversations on the intersectionality of refugees. Our speakers will be sharing their lived experiences as advocates and refugees. This panel is to bring to light the varying degrees of refugee experiences and to support change for those […]

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