11am - 1pm, Saturday 22nd October 2016. Between Commonwealth Bank, and the entrance to Woolworths, Dickson Shops. Come and help sell the Green Left Weekly newspaper, and discuss Socialist Alliance policies with people. We always have good discussions. Organised by Socialist Alliance, Canberra Branch.
What really happens to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex or Queer refugees when they seek asylum in Australia? 6 - 8pm, Wednesday 26th October 2016. 16WEST, 16 West Row, Civic. Canberra’s Rainbow Refugee Action Committee (Rainbow RAC) presents several speakers who will shine the light on the experiences of LGBTIQ refugees on Nauru and in Australia. Our first speakers will provide insight into the experience of LGBTIQ refugees on Nauru. Found to be refugees, they have been resettled on Nauru but face daily discrimination and little acceptance.