Public Forum: False Bridges, the Truth on Temporary Visas



6:30pm Monday 12 April


Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre, 251 Faraday St
Carlton VIC 3053


Join us for an evening forum to hear the stories of refugees living on temporary visas, the organisations that support them and the legal advocates fighting for change

This meeting will be both in person at Kathleen Syme Library and broadcast over Zoom.

Register to attend in person by getting your ticket here:

Register to attend online via zoom here:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Farhad Bandesh: Musician, Artist and recently a released medevac refugee

Sr Brigid Arthur: Co-Founder of Brigidine Asylum

Isabella Farrell-Hallegraeff: Part of Liberty Victoria's Rights Advocacy Project which are launching a report on temporary visas later this month.

Atena: A young refugee living on a bridging visa, & Australian junior karate champion

Betia - Law student & Iranian refugee on a SHEV visa

"By denying refugees to permanently settle, the government restricts so much more than their ability to find work or welfare payments, they deny them the chance to rebuild their lives with the certainty that they won't be forcibly removed without any notice."
Contact: Anna 0423 982 734

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