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January 2020

National: RAR Student Video & Poster Competition 2020

January 30 - May 30
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All high school students in Australia can be part of making a positive change in attitudes to people seeking asylum! We have LOADS OF RESOURCES to help make your entries fun and powerful. Resources for teachers include assessment tasks, research activities, fact sheets and great information videos plus a power point overview. Resources for students include links to videos on how to make fantastic posters and videos, resources for fact finding missions and stories and info to download. ENTRIES CLOSE 30MAY2020,…

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February 2020

Nation wide: #toNZ campaign

February 20 - April 21

Update: 26FEB2020 #NEWS #AUSPOL #TONZ "Papua New Guinea (PNG) should discuss resettling Manus Island refugees in New Zealand, says the Catholic Church in PNG. In July 2013, the Australian government ruled that no refugees being detained offshore would be resettled in Australia. Since then, the Australian government has locked up 3127 people without trial in Nauru and on Manus Island. The office of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court last week described Australia’s detention of refugees in PNG and Nauru as cruel,…

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Cohuna VIC – Running with Emus is a new, non-naturalistic Australian play

February 29

A new play written by a Gannawarra Shire local, to be launched in Cohuna next February before transferring to La Mama in Melbourne for a 2 week season. The play has also been selected for the VCE play list for 2020. Cohuna World Premier @ Tree Tops Scout Camp, Spences Bridge Road 29th February 2020 Two Shows 2pm & 6pm Duration: approximately 90 mins Cost: $15 ($10 concession) Bookings: Cohuna Neighbourhood House 5456 4666   Written by: Merrilee Moss Directed…

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Geelong – PAKO FEST PARADE

February 29
Packington Street Geelong, VIC + Google Map

Hello Brilliant CRAG supporters!! (Community Refugee Action Group) It is that time of year again and CRAG is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the PAKO FESTA PARADE on Saturday 29th Feb 2020!! (Packington Street, Geelong) And we need you!!   We would absolutely love for you to join us in the parade! We already have a few volunteers, but the more the merrier! You don't need to dress up or perform! You just need to walk along…

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Brisbane – MUSICIANS & COMMUNITY RALLY FOR REFUGEES

February 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kangaroo Point, 721 Main St, Kangaroo Point
Brisbane, QLD Australia
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MUSICIANS & COMMUNITY RALLY FOR REFUGEES Stop the cruelty Free Kazem and other refugees When and where: 3pm, Saturday 29th February. Outside the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel & Apartments, 721 Main St, Kangaroo Point For nine months Iranian Kurdish metal musician Kazem Kazemi has been detained in a Brisbane Hotel along with about 80 other refugees. Brisbane musicians and community members will show their support for Kazem and the other refugees cruelty detained in a protest outside the hotel on…

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March 2020

Melbourne – Book Talk – Stories of courage and sacrifice from Christmas Island

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New International Bookshop, 54 Victoria St
Carlton, VIC
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Torture & Trauma counsellor, Christine Cummins, shares true stories of courage and sacrifice from Christmas Island After spending five years working on Christmas Island as a torture and trauma counsellor Christine Cummins found herself in the privileged position as the holder of stories. She had witnessed the arrival of thousands of men, women and children seeking asylum by boat, and provided counselling and support to hundreds. Returning to mainland Australia she identified an important gap in public understanding of people…

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Melbourne – Running with Emus is a new, non-naturalistic Australian play

March 11 - March 22

A new play written by a Gannawarra Shire local, to be launched in Cohuna next February before transferring to La Mama in Melbourne for a 2 week season. The play has also been selected for the VCE play list for 2020.   Written by: Merrilee Moss Directed by: Kim Durban Starring: Julie Nihill, Sam Baxter, Kevin Dee, Gregory J Fryer & Elizabeth Sly   Two Week Season at La Mama Courthouse Theatre, 349 Drummond St Carlton Wed March 11 -…

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July 2020

2020 RAR CONFERENCE – Sixth National Conference for Rural Australians for Refugees

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - July 5 @ 3:30 pm

The RAR Conference is an event that brings together RAR groups and supporters, refugees and refugees advocates to meet face-to-face, to learn, to share ideas and experiences, to keep up to date with issues and campaigns.  The Conference is an opportunity to build linkages, energy and inspiration that will sustain us in our ongoing efforts for human rights, compassion and justice for refugees and people seeking asylum.   The 2020 Conference is the sixth one to be held.  The 2018…

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