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September 2020

National: Phones are a Lifeline: #ShameAlanTudge Calling Party

1 September 2020 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Phones are a Lifeline: #ShameAlanTudge Calling Party Tuesday, 1 September 2020 from 09:00-23:00 https://www.facebook.com/events/d41d8cd9/phones-are-a-lifeline-shamealantudge-calling-party/410415659930177/   Can you imagine living in lockdown without access to your friends and family via the internet on your phone or computer? The refugees detained in the Mantra and Kangaroo Point hotel prisons will be facing living in solitary confinement with no outside contact if Alan Tudge gets his way. On 1 September we are hosting a calling party and encourage you to contact Alan Tudge's…

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RAR National Annual General Meeting – Saturday, September 19th 2020

19 September 2020

Details to be confirmed asap

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October 2020

Fleurieu Refugee Support Group – Student Art Competition

3 October 2020
Yankalilla Showgrounds

Welcome – We Are One During Refugee Week in June 2020 the Fleurieu Refugee Support Group launched a Student Art Event that will culminate in an exhibition on Saturday October 3rd of artworks based on the theme "Welcome - We Are One". To ensure the success of this project, eight of our members are providing support to eight schools in Yankalilla, Myponga, Rapid Bay, Victor Harbor and Port Elliott, plus a home-schooling group.  We are working with principals, teachers, school…

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February 2021

In Conversation with Darwin Refugees – online webinar

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join our conversation with siblings Hajar and Abbas Maghames, two of fifteen refugees detained in a Darwin hotel for a year. Transferred to Australia under the Medevac Bill for critical medical treatment in 2020 this is political imprisonment and it’s time for Abbas and Hajar to tell their story. We are calling on people to listen in and stand up in solidarity against these ongoing injustices. Abbas and Hajar’s story underlines the importance of calling and writing to MPs like…

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Manus Film Screening & Conversation with Angus McDonald

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lennox Head Cultural Centre, 1 Mackney Lane Lennox Head, NSW 2478 + Google Map

Award-winning artist, filmmaker and Lennox Head resident Angus McDonald will present & discuss his short film 'Manus' in conversation with journalist Jenny Burgess. Friday the 26th February 201, from 6pm to. 9pm at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. Tosecure your spot, book your tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/713438 Presented by Lennox Arts Board Inc with support from Pandanus Productions and Ballina Shire Council. All ticket profits go to Human Rights Watch. "MANUS is a 13 minute film, which shines a light on the…

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March 2021

Time For A Home – National Actions

March 1 - March 7

Time For A Home - National Week of Actions Add your planned action to the growing list - https://www.timeforahome.com.au/events  

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Back to Bilo – Third Anniversary

March 5

On 5 March it will be 3 years since Nades, Priya, and the girls were taken from their Biloela home, and placed in detention. There will be many actions taken on and around this date.

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Justice and a Fair Go for Refugees Webinar

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Online - Justice and a Fair Go for Refugees Webinar Tuesday 23 March 7.30 pm – 8.30pm on Zoom Learn more about the issues and a discussion on what Justice and a Fair Go for refugees means. Hosted by the Australian Refugee Action Network and supported by Amnesty International.   With  - Zaki Haidari, RACS Ambassador Farhad Bandesh, recently released refugee Sr Brigid Arthur, Brigidine Asylum Seeker Project Prof John Minns, Canberra Refugee Action Committee Dr Graham Thom, Amnesty International Australia

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Palm Sunday 2021 – Vigils and Rallies – Justice for Refugees

March 28

For information about your local Palm Sunday event, please check with your local RAR group Resources are available on the ARAN website And on our Palm Sunday 2021 page 

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April 2021

Back to Bilo – Letter-Writing Blitz

April 5

RAR, Amnesty and the Grandmothers for Refugees will be holding a Letter-Writing Blitz. More information will be available on the ARAN website

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