Email us with your group’s actions, and we’ll add it to our list.

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MANUS & NAURU – NOT SAFE FOR REFUGEES. BRING THEM HERE!
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Mansfield Vic: Friday, September 15. 5.30pm, Candlelight Vigil in the Main Street of Mansfield (by the Memorial). Members encouraged to wear purple &/or white.

Organise an action at a local MP’s office in the week beginning 18 September and/or week beginning 25 September
More info and resources here

NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER

Canberra 1pm Sunday 8 October Garema Place Facebook event here

Melbourne 2pm State Library (Cnr Swanston and Latrobe Sts) Sunday 8 October Facebook event here

Sydney 2pm Sunday 15 October Hyde Park South (Cnr Elizabeth and Park Sts) Facebook event here

Hobart October Honkathon. Friday 6th October 5:00 – 6:00pm on the cnr of Murray and Macquarie St, Hobart. Bring signs if you can.

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ACTION ALERTS
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Dutton’s unfair protection application visa deadline
ARAN is calling for all refugee advocacy and activist groups across the nation to take action in their local communities.
Click here for suggested actions and more info.

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REGULAR RALLIES AND VIGILS
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NSW

Ballina: Fortnightly on Wednesdays. 4.30pm-5.30pm – at the traffic lights, on the river side of the intersection of Kerr and River St, Ballina.
Ballina Region for Refugees – Vigil

Newcastle:
1) Every Thursday, 5:00 – 6:00 pm – Crn Hunter & Auckland Sts, Newcastle – Vigil against Detention of Refugee Children
https://www.facebook.com/events/360759920945872/
and also on Newcastle Rd at Jesmond Park on Thursdays at 5:00 pm.

2) First Saturday of every month – 2pm – Wheeler Place,
Newcastle – #CantStandBy https://www.facebook.com/events/137535673409718/

Lismore: Every Thursday, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, outside MP Kevin Hogan’s office, Molesworth Street, Lismore.

Nowra: Every Friday, 10am -12 noon, Vigil outside Ann Sudmalis’ office, Suite 3, 59 Junction Street, Nowra

SA

Adelaide: Every Friday, 4:30 – 6:30, near train station, Adelaide city. #BringThemHere Weekly Vigil.
https://www.facebook.com/bringthemherevigil/

TAS

Hobart:
1) Every Friday from 11:00 until 1:00. Tassie Nannas knit and interact with passers-by in the Elizabeth Mall in Hobart (toward the Liverpool Street end . You don’t need to be a knitter (tuition, wool and needles are available) or a nanna to join us. Further information: tassienannas@gmail.com

2) Monthly – 5-6pm, first Friday of every month, Honk-a-thon.
Hobart locals raise their voices and horns to highlight the Australian Federal Government’s human rights abuses towards people seeking asylum. Corner Murray and Macquarie streets, Hobart. Amnesty Tasmania Refugee Team.

VIC

Bendigo: Monthly – 5.00pm – 5.30pm On the Friday following the second Tuesday of each month.
Bendigo Roadside Demonstrations – #CloseTheCamps, #BringThemHere
Corner of Pall Mall and View Street, Bendigo (near the Fountain)

Geelong: Fortnightly on Thursdays (from October) – Geelong. 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Silent Vigil, outside Myer, Lt Malop Street. Geelong Vigil Group.

Melbourne (Coburg) – Every Tuesday, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children weekly vigil. Cnr. Bell St. and Sydney Rd. Coburg.

Melbourne (Box Hill North) – Every Thursday 4.15-5.15 pm, Corner of Belmore and Elgar Rds, Box Hill North. Chisholm-Deakin Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children.

Wangaratta: The first Friday of each month, 3.30-4.30 pm (until December), outside Cathy McGowan’s office – 117 Murphy St. Wangaratta.

AROUND AUSTRALIA

Every Wednesday: A nationwide phone marathon to tell politicans that Australians want a complete Amnesty for all the asylum Seekers on Manus Island and Nauru. Call or email your local MP and the Senators for your state, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

#CantStandBy 2pm 1st Saturday every month,
Choose from 147 pre-planned locations in five capital cities across the country.
https://www.facebook.com/CantStandBy/

Other national events lists:

  1. RAR Events Calendar
  2. RCOA News and Events
  3. RCOA Events Calendar
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