Ballarat RAR

 

Ballarat RAR Convener, Pat Morton, is Ballarat Citizen of the Year

Ballarat’s Citizen of the Year winner Kath Morton has been recognised for her work to improve the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

Ms Morton is a foundation member of Ballarat Rural Australians for Refugees where she organises regular visits to people detained at Melbourne Immigration and Transit Accommodation in Melbourne, raises funds for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and lobbies the Federal Government seeking changes to refugee policy.

Read more about Ms Morton here.

Ballarat RAR  meeting times :

Monthly meeting:  Third Wednesday of month at 7.30 pm – 32 Hillcrest Rd, Ballarat

Letter writing:       Second Tuesday of month  from 10am to  Noon at Eastewood Centrre, Eastwood St, Ballarat Central

Peaceful demonstration weekly, every Monday from 11am to Noon in Lydiard St Nth (near Catherine King’s office)

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Cartoon by Nicholson from “The Australian” newspaper: www.nicholsoncartoons.com.au