Welcome to the Refugee Advocacy NetworkThe Refugee Advocacy Network is a broad coalition of Victorian organisations who have come together to advance a more just, humane approach to refugees and asylum seekers in Australia. If you or your organisation would like to support the network please get in touch.
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- World Refugee Day – Sunday 21 June @2pm at City Square, Melbourne
- URGENT ACTION – Desperation on Manus Island – contact your MP
- What’s wrong with the Asylum Legacy Bill – Click here for more information and link to YouTube video for the interview
- Stop the War on Refugees !
- Queenscliff RAR presents a new exhibition ‘OUT OF THE DARKNESS’ October 11th-19th in Geelong
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World Refugee Day – Sunday 21 June @2pm at City Square, Melbourne
On Sunday 21 June in the Melbourne CBD there will be a series of Pop-Up Protests and a Finale program protesting Australia’s treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. Join us to […]
What’s wrong with the Asylum Legacy Bill – Click here for more information and link to YouTube video for the interview
CALLING ON ALL REFUGEE SUPPORTERS TO Act now – tell your senators to oppose the Asylum Legacy Bill
Latest News, Events & Petitions
Since 2004, a group of artists from Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugees has created a series of exhibitions that were shown both locally and throughout regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne. The […]
Welcome to our rolling coverage of the inquiry’s hearing in Canberra on Friday. The immigration minister, Scott Morrison, is due to give evidence at 9.15am AEST. Other witnesses set to […]
Across Australia in cities and regional towns Palm Sunday is being observed by Faith communities, Academics, School students and ordinary Australians who are deeply disturbed by the current treatment of […]
Melbourne, Wednesday 8 May, — Hundreds of Australians will hold rallies across the nation on Friday to demand the release of Ranjini and her three children, as well as the […]
Melbourne, Tuesday – Hunger- striking refugees have refused requests by guards to abandon their protest in the grounds of the MITA detention centre in Melbourne. “The guards have asked us […]
MEDIA RELEASE NO ADVANTAGE SCRAPPED – REFUGEE PROCESSING TO START ON NAURU The Nauru Director of the Department of Immigration has told a meeting of asylum seekers in the Nauru […]
Chilout members have been banned from visiting Manus Island. On 26th March Camapaign Manager Leila and staff from Get Up! were due to board a plane to PNG, headed to […]
More than 300 asylum seekers on Nauru staged another protest Sunday (21 October) afternoon calling for refugee processing to begin immediately and for closure of the Nauru detention centre (see […]
A High Court decision this morning (7 September) has dismissed an application of behalf of five asylum seekers seeking to extend judicial review to discretionary Ministerial decisions. In a similar […]
GOVERNMENT DISCRIMINATION OVER NAURU TRANSFERS With the arrival of three more asylum boats in the last 24 hours, the total number of asylum seekers reaching Australia since 13 August is […]
Hollow promises as Government and Abbott Coalition unite to vote down increasing humanitarian intake
The Government’s unfulfilled promises to increase Australia’s humanitarian intake and give refugees safety in our region were on stark display today as those recommendations were voted down by the major […]