Walk for Justice for Refugees - Palm Sunday 2021


2:00pm Sunday 28 March


State Library, 328 Swanston Street, City
Melbourne VIC 3000


Speakers include:
Julian Burnside AO, QC - long standing Refugee advocate and civil liberties lawyer
Mostafa Azimbitar (Moz from Manus) - freed Medevac refugee
Faith Communities Council of Victoria representatives
Sr Brigid Arthur - Brigidine Aslum Seeker Project
Don Khan - refugee imprisoned in the Park Hotel (live via phone)
Rally Chairs: Michele O'Neil - President Australian Council of Trade Unions & Ahmad Hakim - Refugee Voices

On Palm Sunday people from cities and towns around Australia will be holding rallies and vigils to call for Justice and a Fair Go for Refugees.

People from all faiths, people with no religious connections, people from all walks of life, all ages, will call on the government to -

- Release all Refugees, End Mandatory
- Provide Permanent Protection
- Provide Family Reunion
- Provide Safety Net Support in the
community (access to Jobseeker)
- End Offshore – bring the refugees here
or take up the NZ offer to resettlement

You can support justice for refugees by attending on the day and joining and sharing this event on social media.

This event will be COVIDsafe, please wear a mask, and register with our QR codes on the day.

For more information
Email: Australian Refugee Action Network

The Melbourne Walk for Justice for refugees is Endorsed by:

Academics for Refugees
Amnesty Refugee Network (Vic)
AMSA Crossing Borders
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Australia Asia Worker Links
Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka Inc. (AAGGSL)
Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce
Australian Education Union
Australian Nursing And Midwifery Federation (Victorian Branch)
Australian Refugee Action Network
Ballarat Catholic Social Justice Commission
Bayside Refugee Advocacy and Support Association
Befriend A Child In Detention
Brigidine Asylum Seeker Project
Catholic Social Services Victoria
Central Victorian Refugee Support Network
Collins Street Baptist Church
Combined Refugee Action Group
Darebin City Council
Doctors for Refugees
Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria
Faith Communities Council of Victoria
Federation of Democratic Kurdish Society-Australia
Freedom Socialist Party
Grandmothers for Refugees
House of asylum seekers
Humanists Victoria
Independent Education Union Vic Tas
Iranian Women’s Association
Iranian Womens Association
Islamic Council of Victoria
Jews For Refugees
Labor for Refugees
Liberty Victoria
Love Makes A Way
Melbourne City Churches In Action (MCCIA)
Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church Inc.
Montmorency Asylum Seekers Support Group
Moreland City Council
Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Group
Mums for Refugees
National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) Victorian Division
Northside Youth with Refugees
Northsiders for Refugees
Pax Christi Victoria
People for Human Rights and Equality
Philippine Caucus for Peace
Philippines Australia Solidarity Association (PASA)
Radical Women
Rainbow Atheists
Refugee Action Collective (RAC)
Refugee Advocacy Network
Refugee Council of Australia
Refugee Legal
Refugee Voices
Rural Australians for Refugees – Ballarat
Rural Australians for Refugees - Bendigo
Rural Australians for Refugees - Casey/Cardinia
Rural Australians for Refugees - Daylesford (RARD)
Rural Australians for Refugees – Healesville
Rural Australians for Refugees – Queenscliff
Rural Australians for Refugees - Warrnambool
Rural Australians for Refugees - National
Shamama Association of Australia
The Sisters of the Good Samaritan
Social Responsibilities Committee, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne
Socialist Alliance
Socialist Alternative
Solidarity with Asylum Seekers in Australia
St Paul's Cathedral
Tamil Refugee Council
Teachers for Refugees
Unionists for Refugees
Victorian Afghan Associations Network
Victorian Student Christian Movement
Victorian Trades Hall Council
Victorian Council of Churches
Victorian Socialists
Yarra City Council

call Marie 0409 252 673 or Chris 0403 013 183 or email info@refugeeadvocacynetwork.org.au for more info or to endorse

Contact details

0409 252 673