44 groups endorse World Refugee Day protest, June 19


44 groups have so far endorsed the “unite to end mandatory detention” protest and march, to be held in Melbourne this Sunday June 19 (meet 12.30pm, Nicholson St entrance to Royal Exhibition Centre, Carlton). The rally has been organised by the Refugee Advocacy Network.

To add your group’s endorsement email refugeeadvocacynetwork@gmail.com

Groups supporting World Refugee Day protest

1.     Act for Peace – National Council of Churches in Australia

2.     Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

3.     Australia Asia Worker Links

4.     Australian Education Union

5.     Australian Greens, Victoria

6.     Australian Nursing Federation

7.     Australian Services Union

8.     Australian Tamil Congress

9.     Australian Western Sahara Association

10.  Australian Workers Union

11.  Brigidine Asylum Seeker Project

12.  CEPU (Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union)

13.  Darfur Australia Network

14.  Edmund Rice Network Victoria

15.  Eritrean People’s Movement

16.  Eritrean Community Support Group

17.  Fitzroy Learning Network

18.  Geelong Trades Hall

19.  GetUp

20.  Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand (GSANZ)

21.  GRAIN (Geelong Refugee and Action Network)

22.  Hotham Mission Asylum Seeker Project

23.  Humanitarian Crisis Hub

24.  Islamic Council of Victoria

25.  Labor for Refugees

26.  Maritime Union of Australia

27.  Middle East Solidarity Group

28.  National Tertiary Education Union

29.  Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugees (Queenscliff RAR)

30.  Refugee Action Collective

31.  Researchers for Asylum Seekers

32.  Revolutionary Socialist Party

33.  RISE (Refugees, Survivors & Ex-detainees)

34.  Socialist Alliance

35.  Socialist Alternative

36.  Solidarity

37.  Surf Coaust Rural Australians for Refugees

38.  Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia

39.  Tamil Refugee Council

40.  Textile, Clothing & Footwear Union

41.  These Machines Cut Razorwire

42.  United Voice (formerly LHMU)

43.  Victorian Council of Churches

44.  Victorian Immigrant and Refugees Women’s Coalition