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Geelong: SIEV X COMMEMORATION

23 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SIEV X COMMEMORATION:
On 20 October, 2001, 146 children, 142 women and 65 men died when their boat, the SIEV X, sank during a storm in Indonesian waters about 70 km south of Java. 45 survivors were rescued by Indonesian fishing boats.
Each year the Geelong Inter-Church Social Justice Network, the Inter-Faith Group and CRAG commemorate this disaster with a vow to ensure asylum seekers are brought to this country safely to avoid incidents like the SIEV X.
WHEN?: Sunday 23rd October, 2016
WHERE?: Cunningham Pier, Western Beach, Geelong
When?: 12 noon
All welcome. Come and remember at the 15th anniversary of this tragedy.

Details

Date:
23 October 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organiser

Geelong Inter-Church Social Justice Network, the Inter-Faith Group and CRAG

Venue

Cunningham Pier
Western Beach
Geelong, Victoria Australia
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