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20 Nov 2018 – Ballarat

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20 Nov 2018 – Geelong

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20 Nov 2018 – Bendigo

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Vigil in Cairns for #KidsOffNauru

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Christians from different denominations and of different political persuasions are met together to pray for kids on Nauru, with vigils in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

181102 (19)Grandmothers greeted Daniel Webb from the Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) outside the Federal Court in Melbourne on 2 Nov 2018, the day the Department of Home Affairs sought to argue that the federal court did not have jurisdiction to order that asylum seekers or refugees be brought to Australia.

The Federal Court has stymied the government’s attempt to challenge its jurisdiction to order that sick asylum seekers and refugees be brought to Australia.

“For now, desperately unwell people being mistreated by the government on Manus or Nauru can still take their case to the federal court,” HRLC director of legal advocacy Daniel Webb said.

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20 – 28 October – National WEEK OF ACTION – details here
ARAN is calling for actions supporting the #KidsOffNauru campaign
20 – 28 October – on or around International Children’s Day (24 Oct) 

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Melbourne Rally – 27 October

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In Bendigo – Human Rights groups combined to call for #KidsOffNauru

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IMG_7120In Valla Beach – Peter, Max and Mike say #KidsOffNauru

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October 24th International Children’s Day
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RAR South-East Tasmania and Cygnet say #kidsoffnauru

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Armidale RAR at a vigil outside the old Court House.

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Geoff ,Maree, Barb, Nick McKim and Lawrie in Canberra – 16 October 2018

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Outside the local Federal Member’s Office (Mr Andrew Laming) October 16th –
Vigil in Support of the Canberra Rally.

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Bairnsdale – in solidarity with the Canberra Convergence 16.10.18

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16/10/18  – Bendigo
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24 Oct, 12 noon-1pm – Bendigo Rally – Outside Senator McKenzie’s office
7 Oct, 2-4pm – Sydney Rally – Kids Off, Everybody Off! Close Nauru, Close Manus 

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Doctors campaign for the removal of children and their families from Nauru

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Grandmother Wendy at Bondi Markets 
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Talk like a pirate day at Pitt St Mall

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Ballarat RAR member Wendy Bolger and Melbourne photographer Paul Dunn are using their talent to spread the message of greater care for asylum seekers 

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Dr Georgina Phillips supporting calls demanding refugees children & families be removed from Nauru. The #doctorsforasylumseekers want #KidsOffNauru

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Paediatrics & Child Health Division President Professor Paul Colditz launches the #doctorsforasylumseekers social media campaign.

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and the AMSA: Australian Medical Students’ Association advocate for all asylum seeker children and their families to be transferred from Nauru to Australia.

Send details of your actions to austrefugeenetwork@gmail.com

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Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group say #KidsOffNauru
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Armidale RAR say #KidsOffNauru

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St Pius X made a Kids Off Nauru banner and placed it in clear view on their fence near a busy street in Melbourne’s north. See below Fr Wayne, School Principal Barbara Gomez and students.  If you’d like to grab the artwork for this 3x1m sign, some A3/A4 posters or A5 flyers, they are freely available for you to download here.

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Surf Coast advocates say #KidsOffNauru
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#KidsOffNauru protest outside Sarah Henderson’s community forum in Queenscliff this evening. The children suffering indefinitely on Nauru are real kids, just like our own kids and grandkids, and the kids and grandkids of the politicians. Set them free. #ChooseFairnessAndDecency

We Make a Stand – 21 September – 6 November, Ballarat, Victoria is a collaboration between refugee activist Wendy Bolger and Melbourne photographer Paul Dunn. We Make a Stand, is a critical response to the Australian Government’s harsh border protection policy.  Lake Wendouree foreshore becomes the site for this sculptural work. Trees are wrapped with images of people participating in refugee rallies, conveying messages which call for the dissolution of borders, and for the welcoming of refugees.

Wendy is involved in regional and national refugee advocacy activities. She has a Master of Arts from Federation University Ballarat. Paul has been documenting campaigns and public actions for refugee rights in Australia since 2003, and his work is in the National Library of Australia collection.

BOAA Art in Ballarat involves 150 artist from around Australia.

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Coleman's OfficeAbout thirty residents turned out for a snap action in Coleman’s marginal seat of Banks. David Coleman has been appointed the new Minister for Immigration under the Scott Morrison government. The seat of Banks is currently held by a margin of 2,588 votes.

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August 2018 – Sisters of St Joseph – Lakemba, say –  #KidsOffNauru

CVRSN 113/9/18 – Central Victorian Refugee Support Network says – #KidsOffNauru

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27/8/18 – Members of Rural Australians for Refugees, and the Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children, out flying the flag of change.

 

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