CURRENT NEWS -
Australian Human Rights Commission Report – National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014
- RCOA – 200 organisations speak out
- Government an Unfit Parent (12 Feb 2015) – Statement by Dr Philip Freier, Anglican Primate of Australia and Archbishop of Melbourne
- Malcolm Fraser on the HRC Enquiry into children in detention
- Tony Abbott on The Forgotten Children: Scott Morrison deserves a congratulation note
Weekly News Roundup from Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Faculty of Law University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052 Australia.
Monthly Bulletins from Refugee Council of Australia
Our Beautiful Names is an exhibition of art work from people in detention.
- Art work, poetry and letters sent from Manus, Nauru, CI and mainland detention centres
- A book of poetry will also be launched.
- With speakers from PEN international, refugee artists and writers.
- Music, food and of course the art work and words.
- Castlemaine (Victoria) Launch 1pm -3pm Sunday 15th of March.
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 refugees and asylum seekers.
- In ACT – 1pm
- In Qld – 12 noon at King George Square, Brisbane CBD.
- In SA – 1.30pm
- In Victoria – 2pm
- In WA – 1pm
We invite you to consider how you might work with us
- Join one of the Refugee and Asylum Seeker support groups. There are many RAR groups, community groups, church groups working to improve the lives of Asylum Seekers and Refugees
- Engage in Fundraising, Awareness- raising, and/or Advocacy
- If there is no group near you, consider starting one
- Visit Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Detention Centres
- Letter Writing – the Refugee Council of Australia has an initiative called Write to Be Heard.
- Visit our Facebook Page – Rural Australians for Refugees
Want to have your Asylum Seeker or Refugee Support group listed on our website? Send details to RAR Admin –
Visit Rural Australians for Refugees Facebook pages – keep up-to-date with issues and events
- Rural Australians for Refugees
- RAR – Apollo Bay
- RAR – Ballarat
- RAR – Bellingen and Nambucca Districts
- RAR – Bega Valley
- RAR – Bendigo
- RAR – Macedon Ranges
- RAR – Warrnambool
- Home Among the Gumtrees RAR
Email your local Rural Australians for Refugee Group
- RAR Apollo Bay –
- RAR Aireys Inlet –
- RAR Bellingen and Nambucca Districts –
- RAR Bega Valley –
- RAR Bendigo –
- RAR Braidwood –
- RAR Castlemaine –
- RAR Great Lakes –
- RAR Queanbeyan –
- RAR Queenscliff –
- RAR Surf Coast –
- RAR Warrnambool –
For RAR Groups listed below, please email RAR Admin at
- RAR Ballarat
- RAR Daylesford
- RAR East Gippsland
- RAR Goulburn
- RAR Grampians/Gariwerd
- RAR Latrobe Valley
- RAR Macedon Ranges
- RAR Maryborough (Victoria)
- RAR Phillip Island
- RAR South Gippsland