The Refugee Action Collective held a rally outside the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) in Broadmeadows to demand freedom for those inside. Chris Slee reports.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison boasts that Australia is rescuing Afghans, resettling refugees and will implement humanitarian programs. However, as Stuart Rees writes, this is cover for cowardice.
Other than those held in detention, refugees and asylum seekers living in communities across Australia are probably the most vulnerable to COVID-19, writes Jonathan Strauss.
A newly-formed refugee and asylum seeker-led organisation — Justice for Refugees — coordinated national protests on September 14 to demand an end to the discrimination they face under Australia's onshore asylum seeker policy.