Unprepared but excited, my boyfriend and I set off from our new place to Belmore Park with an expectation of a sunny afternoon, a good march and maybe a trip to a gallery afterward. Not until we were on the train did the weather turn and I realised my t-shirt, shorts and thongs weren’t well thought-out. At Central we ignored the $20 umbrella hawkers, determined to … Continue reading Palm Sunday Sydney: Rain Can’t Stop Two Thousand Compassionate Protesters
As a logically minded person with a love for linguistics, I distinctly remember learning the true root of the proper word for brekky – BREAKFAST meant to literally BREAK the FAST that you just did while sleeping. 7 year old mind = blown. So now on this sunny Wednesday morning after a refreshing night storm in Sydney last night, I am reminded of that moment. Firstly … Continue reading HIATUS OVER – EVENT THIS SUNDAY
Get yourselves to one of these major rallies THIS WEEKEND! Continue reading STAND UP FOR REFUGEES! 11 October Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, PERTH!
While the face might be different, the party is the same, and the policies are costing us, writes Georgia-Rae Cobon Continue reading The Woeful Economics of Australia’s Asylum Policy
Last night I was proud to stand with ten thousand others in Hyde Park, Sydney and light a candle in honour of all those who have struggled to seek safety. Continue reading #LightTheDark Sydney
Find out where and when in your city! Continue reading #LightTheDark in cities around Australia
Come together for a day out, spreading the simple message that: ‘If we’re all people, we’re all equal’. Continue reading WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA – Walk Together, 31 October – Australia Wide!
Think your opinions are based on fact? Check out this list of common misconceptions. Continue reading 9 Truths People Get Wrong About Refugees and Asylum Seekers
“To build capacity of women, learn new skills and become socially connected” Continue reading Kontiki Cultural Women Empowerment Inc.
Australia’s SBS TV network have completed another season of the multi-award winning series Continue reading EVENT: Go Back to Where you Came From Finale Screening at Amnesty International, Sydney
With courage let us all combine, advance Australia fair. Continue reading NSW Refugee Week Launch 2015
Sick of ‘armchair activism’? Get out and march for a great cause! Continue reading Stand Up for Refugees Rally, 11 October 2015, Melbourne
“I needed freedom to forget the past, we all needed freedom – a chance to learn” Continue reading Hani Abdile
“I want to the kind of person that fights for the weak, speaks for the voiceless.” Continue reading Priscilla Bul
Want to get involved? These organisations do great things within Australia. Continue reading The 7 Best Refugee Organisations