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Public Seminar – Australia’s laws and policies and LBGTI Asylum Seekers – ANU Gender Institute – ANU

Presenter/s: Professor Nan Seuffert Event type: Public lecture Event date: Wednesday, 10 April 2019 – 6:00pm Event venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Building, 130 Garran Rd, Acton ACT 2601 Activist, advocate and scholar, Nan Seuffert has researched, taught and published on law and…

Solidarity Rally with Muslim Community

5pm – 6pm Tuesday 19 March, Garema Place Following the shocking massacre in Christchurch, the Refugee Action Campaign in Canberra has reached out to the Muslim and other communities in Canberra to organise an event which will serve both as…

Medical Evacuation Bill

Last week, the Australian Parliament passed the Medical Treatment Bill, despite the extreme opposition by the Morrison government. This Bill is intended to expedite the evacuation of people in Australia’s offshore detention regime on Nauru and Manus who are in…

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…

Refugee Action Campaign – Annual Planning Day

On 19 January around 70 activists met to review the work of RAC Canberra and to plan our campaign for the next period. Some key decisions taken were: A key focus for our work in the next four months will…