Author: John Dove

January General Meeting Report

Canberra RAC’s first General Meeting of 2016 was held Tuesday 31 January in the Manning Clark Centre, ANU. It was encouraging to see strong attendance and people energised to build the campaign to new levels in 2017. After healthy discussion,…

Appeal for Faysal’s Family

A fundraising account has been set up for the family of Sudanese refugee Faysal Ahmed, who passed away on Christmas Eve. The men of Manus Island detention centre have already raised some funds to assist Faysal’s wife and son through…

December 2016 Planning Meeting Report

Planning Day 2016 Canberra RAC’s annual Planning Meeting took place on Saturday 3 December, attended by around 30 people. The meeting voted on two motions, resolving to hold a major rally on Palm Sunday, 2017, and to canvas support for a…

Words that Work

The following was sent to RAC’s letter writing network last week. Eileen, who coordinates the letter writing campaign, develops fantastic resources such as these that are valuable to everyone involved in RAC and refugee advocacy, and we will be publishing them…