‘Turnbull misleads the UN’

Canberra 20 September 2016 The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull has been challenged by refugee activists over the accuracy of his speech at the refugee summit in New York. Mr Turnbull argued that other countries should follow Australia’s tough border protection…

Reading Vigil of Nauru Files

Nauru Files Reading Vigil was held on Friday 16/9/2016

On Friday, Canberrans gathered outside the Immigration Department in Braddon, holding a 10 hour reading vigil of the Nauru Files, which detailed the abhorrent treatment of refugees and asylum seekers held by Australia on Nauru. Inspired by the reading vigil outside…

Nauru Files Reading Vigil

Canberra 14 September 2016 Canberrans will hold an all-day Nauru Files Reading Vigil outside the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in Braddon on Friday to demand the government respond to the abuse revelations of the files – to accept…

Nauru Files Snap Action

Some 300 Canberrans turned out at an evening peak hour snap rally organised by the Canberra Refugee Action Committee on the intersection of Northbourne Avenue and Barry Drive, on Tuesday 23 August. They were protesting about government lack of action…

Iranian Community Screening of Chasing Asylum – Wednesday 7 September

The Iranian community in Canberra are hosting a special one time screening of the documentary Chasing Asylum on Wednesday 7 September at Events Cinema in Manuka. If you haven’t seen this important and shocking film about the realities of Australia’s offshore detention centres we urge you to go along. Tickets can be bought through the Tugg website: https://au.tugg.com/events/chasing-asylum-h5cc