Actions and Rallies:
Saturday 8 August Postponed – now on Saturday 15 August
Mass Sit-in on the Story Bridge: #FreeTheKP120
Midday – 3.00pm
Raymond Park Baines Street Kangaroo Point
More info on Facebook Events.Read the reasons for the change on Facebook.
• Covid-19 Crisis
As the Covid-19 crisis continues it is affecting refugees & people seeking asylum.
Here’s what you can do to help them.
• Events Calendar
Rural Australians for Refugees events calendar
Please let us know about your rallies and actions – we will post the times and places here.
Vigils and regular actions
Regular events you can attend in your part of the world:
Please note: regular street actions have been suspended during the Covid-19 restriction period.
New South Wales
WA Qld and Territories.
Past actions and events
Meetings, Community Awareness & Education Events
• Sector Advocacy Teleconference
The Australian Refugee Action Network invites you to attend this
Thursday Aug 13 2020
Midday – 1.00pm (AEST)
More details including registration: email email@example.com
• Poetry and Decarceration
Thursday 13 August 2020
A digital poetry night with readings from Hani Abdile and Awale Ahmed.
Road to Refuge
More detail on Facebook Events.
• Online Grandmothers for Refugees guest speaker
Monday 17 August 2.00pm – 3.00pm (AEST)
With Angela Fredericks a Biloela resident and social worker. Since March last year, she has been working alongside other Bilo community members to bring ‘Home to Bilo’ a young Tamil family who has sought safety on our shores but who remain in detention on Christmas Island.
Join Zoom Meeting
• Online Q&A with Craig Foster
Monday 31 August 2.00pm – 3.00pm (AEST)
Join us for a zoom discussion with Craig, Ambassador for Amnesty, Australia Committee Human Rights Watch, and the UNSW Australian Human Rights Institute.
A Grandmothers for Refugees NSW event.
Register in advance on Zoom.
• Regional and Rural Australia: RAR Annual General Meeting
Saturday 19 September 2020
Rural Australians for Refugees.
• Cultural Connexions: Esmat Noori talks about his flight from the Taliban and his four year journey via detention in Indonesia to Australia.
May, September and November 2020
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Parke Street Katoomba, NSW 2779
There’s more information and booking details at
Hosted by Cultural Connections.
ARAN has an arrangement with Rural Australians for Refugees (RAR) to encourage members to post upcoming actions, events, vigils, rallies and campaigns on the RAR Events Calendar.
Community awareness and community education events are listed on the RAR calendar which can be searched on date, location (state) and key words.
To submit your calendar event via the ARAN website, add the details to the form below and click the ‘send’ button.
Publishing events on the calendar are at the sole discretion of RAR.
Submit details of your upcoming actions,
rallies, vigils and events