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National: Refugee Week

June 14 - June 20

This year’s theme is “Speaking Up for Refugees” and nationally there will be digital forums with guest speakers. #justice4refugees #NobodyLeftBehind #GameOver

 

Refugee Council of Australia listed events

https://action.refugeecouncil.org.au/rw20_events

 

Social Media Resource page

Is now up on the ARAN website: https://aran.net.au/social-media-hub/

We will be adding material regularly to support the week by week themes – templates are available there for your own social media posts.

 

Mount Alexander Shire:

  • streamed movie   “The Island” to raise money for asylum seekers.  Produced by local Alex Kelly, it outlines the situation of asylum seekers incarcerated on Christmas Island against a moving backdrop of the physical dangers beauty.
  • from 24 June, our regular Wednesday Vigil at the Market Building revived and revitalised continuing to bear witness to the incarcerations offshore and in Australia
  • articles and interviews in the local media
  • launching our local drive to raise money to sponsor refugees stuck in Papua New Guinea to Canada

 

Details

Start:
June 14
End:
June 20