Queenscliff – QRAR

Find us at our Market Stalls – Point Lonsdale, Queenscliff, and Ocean Grove

Queenscliff RAR

QRAR banner being carried at a Palm Sunday refugee rally in Melbourne

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Queenscliff RAR is a community group active on the Bellarine Peninsula and in the Geelong region in Victoria.

  • We are part of the wider RAR (Rural Australians for Refugees) grass-roots movement across Australia.
  • RAR involves voters of all persuasions working solely for a more humane and welcoming policy towards asylum seekers and refugees.
  • We offer friendship, support & advocacy to asylum seekers & refugees who have been held in mainland or offshore immigration detention, including those returned to their homelands.
  • We provide support to their families living in precarious circumstances overseas, awaiting family reunion.
  • We lobby MPs for key refugee policy reform in accordance with Australia’s international human rights obligations as a signatory to the UN Refugee Convention.
  • We raise community awareness about issues affecting asylum seekers and refugees.
  • We raise funds to assist asylum seekers and refugees with legal representation; support; family reunion; and medical expenses.

Ongoing projects include:

  • ‘Support Packs’ of supplies to asylum seekers living in Geelong area; Conversation English; QRAR market stalls.
  • Email newsletters & updates are our primary form of communication between members.

TO JOIN QRAR please contact

Visit our website: http://www.queenscliffrar.org/

Queenscliff RAR Newsletters

You can find QRAR at:

  • Point Lonsdale Market – 2nd Sunday each month 9 – 2pm, Point Lonsdale PS, Bowen Cres, Pt. Lonsdale.
  • Queenscliff Community Market – last Sunday of month, Sept-May, 9 –2pm, Lower Princess Park, Q’cliff.
  • Bellarine Farmers Market – 3rd Saturday, 9-1pm Ocean Grove Park , cnr. Presidents Ave & Draper St, Ocean Grove. 
  • Monthly QRAR meetings (Feb to Dec) on the first Monday of each month from 7.30 pm. at the Uniting Church, Queenscliff, Vic.

For further information about Queenscliff RAR contact – 


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