June 2011

http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2011/s3240886.htm Malaysian Deal is illegal says Refugee expert. “Professor James Hathaway says Australia’s current Government and the previous one have acted with extraordinary callous disregard for the rights of asylum seekers.… …The difficulty is there is no gate keeper. Having…

Villawood (report and photos)

with thanks to Pamela Curr: Dear Friends The Human Rights Commission has today released the report of its visit to the immigration detention facilities at Villawood.  Do have a look at the PHOTOS- they speak a thousand words. If you…

ASIO checks paying off.

Thank You! http://www.smh.com.au/national/fast-asio-checks-pay-off-for-refugees-20110502-1e57l.html Fast ASIO checks pay off for refugees Kirsty Needham May 3, 2011 Free.. almost 1000 refugees have been given the green light. ALMOST 1000 refugees have been given the green light to leave overcrowded detention centres and…

MEETING Tuesday 19th April Copland G030

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 19th April 2011 6pm: Copland G030 See map at http://campusmap.anu.edu.au/displaymap.asp?grid=ef32 Copland/Moran is at the far right of the map sheet. These rooms are in the quadrangle reached through passageways in the middle. (a car park is behind…

Rally Sat 30 April 12noon Petrie Plaza

FREE THE REFUGEES 12pm Sat 30th April Petrie Plaza Civic (near the merry-go-round)  Last October when the government announced it would release children seeking asylum from detention, they held 742 children; today, there are 1084. Two weeks ago, we witnessed…