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  • An Evening with Professor Gillian Triggs – Fully Booked

    An Evening with Professor Gillian Triggs – Fully Booked

    Human Rights – Refugees and Border Protection Policies with Professor Gillian Triggs President of the Australian Human Rights Commission and Madeline Gleeson, author of Offshore, Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru.
    The Hub Springwood, 30 November at 6.30.
    Bookings essentialRead more

  • Support the call for a National Summit

    Support the call for a National Summit

    Call for a National Summit on Asylum Seekers and Refugees
    Let’s get some change happening by encouraging our politicians to support the call for a National Summit!
    What you can do right now is to write a letter, and encourage others to write, to your local Federal Member of Parliament. We show you how.Read more

  • A Tribute to the Victims of Australia’s Asylum Seeker Policies

    A Tribute to the Victims of Australia’s Asylum Seeker Policies

    You were labelled as an asylum seeker but we know that you were so much more. You had a name to a face and a body that housed a human spirit. You had family and friends that loved you. You experienced love and fear like anyone would. You laughed and cried. You had hopes and dreams just like us. Read the tribute for those who have died as a result of Australia’s policy on those seeking asylum.
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  • Report:  Abuse Condoned, Protection Denied: Women on Nauru at Risk’

    Report: Abuse Condoned, Protection Denied: Women on Nauru at Risk’

    This ground-breaking report on the rape and assaults on women on Nauru was written by Australian Women in Support of Women on Nauru (AWSWN) on the impacts Australia’s detention policy is having on the lives and bodies of women on Nauru. The report documents the Australian governments deliberate policy of sending women who have alreadyRead more

  • Statement from family of Omid Masoumali, who set himself on fire on Nauru

    Statement from family of Omid Masoumali, who set himself on fire on Nauru

    After being on Nauru for nearly three years, Omid Masoumali set himself on fire on April 27. He died in a Brisbane hospital on April 29. On Friday May 20, Omid’s funeral was held in Iran. His family released the following moving statement: “Our hope is gone! Omid is gone forever. He was only 24.Read more

  • “Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru” by  Madeline Gleeson

    “Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru” by Madeline Gleeson

    Julian Burnside writes “On 9 May I launched OFFSHORE by Madeline Gleeson
    Madeline is a Research Associate at the wonderful Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law
    It is a terrific book. Buy it; read it; ask yourself: “How did it come to this?”
    I have never launched a book which is as compelling as Offshore
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