Refugees

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“This is Not the End”: Advocates, Detainees Urge Students to Join Fight as More Refugees Released

After multiple years in offshore and local detention, an additional 20 refugees detained in Park Hotel on Swanston Street were released on bridging visas on 21 January, according to the ABC. They join the 45 refugees and asylum seekers who were released the day prior from both Park Hotel and the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation […]

25 January 2021
Students Rally for Refugee Rights

On 25 March, thousands of people attended a Palm Sunday rally at the State Library to demonstrate support for refugees and to call on the federal government to close down detention centres.

29 March 2018
Poorniima Shanmugam: Selling Refugee Rights
Selling Refugee Rights to the Right

Andie Moore on pitching humane asylum-seeker policy to conservatives.

24 March 2018