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Ballarat: Forum: Santuary Ballarat – Welcome the Stranger

14 June 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Santuary Ballarat: Welcome the Stranger – Refugee Forum

FLYER Sanctuary Ballarat Welcome the Stranger Refugee Forum

Refugee Boats

1-4 pm : Sunday 14 June
The Pavilion
St Patrick’s College
1431 Sturt Street, Ballarat

MC – Belinda Coates, Councillor, Ballarat City Council

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS –

Daniel Webb, Director of Legal Advocacy, Human Rights Law Centre
Daniel leads much of its work on refugee rights and the rights of people
in all forms of detention. Prior to joining the HRLC in 2012,
a senior lawyer with Victoria Legal Aid, specializing
mental health and disability advocacy. Daniel has been awarded for his
outstanding work for human rights and social justice.

Bridget Arthur, csb,
The Brididine Asylum Seekers Project (BASP)
works on Projects with, and for, asylum seekers both in detention and in the
Underpinning this work are the core principles of univers
responsibilities to those seeking asylum, especially the need for just
and accessible procedures and structures.

Telling of Our Stories” Youth & Family
Youth and adult representatives

Panel – representatives of Ballarat Refugee Groups
Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council
Rural Australian for Refugees
Grandmothers against Detention of Refugee Children
Working with Families
The Church Supporting Refugees

Host: Ballarat Catholic Social Justice Commission
Supported by: Ballarat Refugee Groups

Details

Date:
14 June 2015
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organiser

Ballarat Catholic Social Justice Commission

Venue

The Pavilion, St Patrick’s College
1431 Sturt Street,
Ballarat, Victoria Australia
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