Author: Bernadette

Sign the Medevac Petition

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Sign the Medevac Petition Your petitioners ask that the Senate support the predominant role of doctors in deciding whether ill asylum seekers and refugees on Manus Island and Nauru should be brought to Australia by maintaining the Home Affairs Legislation…

Event, 18 Sept – Stories from Refugee Camps (Western Sahara)

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When: Wednesday 18 Sept, 6pm Where: Dickson Tradies Tecber Ahmed Saleh, human rights advocate, will speak about life and politics in the Saharawi refugee camps and the occupied territory of Western Sahara. This public meeting is jointly hosted by RAC and…

Letter Writing Campaign – Focus for September

Letter Writing Campaign – General Information, Tips, Contacts, Etc. Issues requiring immediate and ongoing attention: Conditions on Manus Island The Canberra Times published an article on Sunday about Canberra RAC member Tim McKenna’s visits to Manus Island. It’s a good…

Event, 20th Sept – Jam for Refugees

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Coming Together to Support People Seeking Refuge Download Poster View Event on Facebook When: 1230pm – 830pm, Friday, 20th September 2019 Where: All Saints Anglican Church, 9 Cowper Street, Ainslie, ACT Jam for Refugees is an eight hour concert showcasing…

RAC opposes repeal of the Medevac Laws

Extract of the Submission to the Senate Enquiry Download a copy of the full submission Executive summary When Senator the Hon Zed Seselja moved the second reading of the Migration Amendment (Repairing Medical Transfers) Bill 2019 (the Bill) in the Senate…

Congratulations to Abdul Aziz!

Last week Abdul Aziz Muhamat was awarded the Martin Ennals human rights award in recognition of his tireless work in exposing the cruel impact that Australia’s policies are having on the men trapped on Manus. The brave resistance by the…