A protest was held outside Brisbane's Immigration Detention Centre on February 8 to highlight the inadequate medical treatment and other care being given to refugees brought to Australia from Manus Island and Nauru, reports Alex Bainbridge.

A placard at a refugee rights rally in Sydney on July 21.

The government's treatment of refugees reads like something out of George Orwell’s seminal work, 1984. Fortunately, 1984 is fiction and we can force them to change.

Join the Melbourne Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees at the State Library. Rally starts at 2pm, music from 1:30. 

Join us for Palm Sunday and show support for refugees and people seeking asylum!

1.30 pm
Meet at the southern half of Victoria Square.

2 pm
We begin our march to Parliament House. We encourage you to bring placards, banners and signs.

2.30-3.30 pm
We'll host some fantastic speakers on the steps of Parliament House.

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