We encourage you to support current campaigns by attending actions and
contacting politicians. See details below and/or on each campaign page:

COVID-19 Crisis     2020 Palm Sunday     Dignity not Destitution: restore SRSS
Offshore Detention    Onshore Detention     No Deportations to Danger
Community sponsorship    Crisis in Afghanistan     
Upcoming Federal Election – Advocating for Change   
Past Campaigns

• #Time For A Home #Free the Refugees
A campaign for the release of refugees from detention and their safe resettlement.
Find out more about how you can help right now



• #TimeForAHome – Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC)
This campaign aims to get refugees released from detention has commenced. Two prominent Kurdish refugees are spear-heading the campaign and about 60 major refugee organisations from around Australia are supporting it.
One of the refugees is Moz (Mostafa Azimitabar) who is imprisoned in the Mantra Hotel. His face is featured on a huge mural that was completed last week near the Richmond Station. The other is Farhad Rahmati, a civil engineer who recently was transported in handcuffs to Villawood after giving a radio interview on Brisbane’s ABC Morning Program where he talked about the recent sad event involving his friend Saif at Kangaroo Point.
Find out more on at

2020 Year of Welcome– Refugee Council of Australia

Operation #NotForgotten
A project to sponsor 200 refugees currently held on Manus Island and Nauru to resettle in Canada. Endorsed by the Refugee Council of Australia and Amnesty International.
Find out more…

•  Game Over – Amnesty International Australia
Game Over Toolkits for Individuals, for Organisations
Game Over Petition
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Add a twibbon to your Twitter profile pic.

• The Back Your Neighbour campaign
This campaign is run by the Local Government Mayoral Taskforce Supporting People Seeking Asylum. Stop cruel cuts to support for asylum seekers living in the communityMore information about the Taskforce.

#toNZ Urgent Action
Ask your MP about #toNZ.
lease email or call your federal member and ask them these two questions:
What will it take for Australia to accept the NZ deal?
     2. What will happen to the asylum seekers left in PNG if
         we don’t accept the deal?
We are seeking to have every MP and Senator in the country be faced with these questions prior to an important meeting taking place next week.

This is a high priority campaign, so please support this campaign to free those in PNG #toNZ:
     • #toNZ Postcards – use for Prime Minister
     • #toNZ Postcards – use for Members of Parliament
     • #toNZ Postcards – use for Senators
#toNZ Postcards are provided by Rural Australians for Refugees.

Find contact details for your local MP and Senators for your state
Go to the ARAN resources letter-writing page.

Current Petitions

Past Campaigns

Past Petitions

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Yet another beating on Manus – January 2019

Here’s an extract from Behrouz Boochani’s message on Facebook:
• Yesterday (5 Jan 19) a refugee was beaten up by a guard on Manus
• The guards on Manus and Nauru have been beating up innocent refugees in the past six years, over hundred times maybe.
• On Manus & Nauru there’s nowhere for us to go when we are mistreated.
• We are standing outside the law but still subject to it.
• A human may be able to survive physical torture and prison, but he/she can never get over humiliation.
• When you beat up a refugee, you are not hurting them physically only, you’re taking their humanity and identity. Humiliation is the ultimate torture.

Remind the politicians of the urgent need to avoid further harm and suffering for innocent people in detention:

  • Prime Minister
    (02) 6277 7700
  • Leader of the Opposition
    Anthony Albanese, Leader of the Opposition
    (02) 6277 4022
  • Peter Dutton, Minister for Home Affairs
    (02) 6277 7860
  • Alan Tudge, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs
    Contact Form:
    Electoral Office: (03) 9887 3890
    Canberra Office: (02) 6277 7790
  • Richard Marles, Deputy Leader of the Opposition
    Contact Form
    (02) 6277 4330
  • Kristina Keneally, Shadow Minister for Home Affairs
    (02) 6277 3512
  • Also,  send a copy of your email to your local MP. Find their details here
  • Here’s a Step by Step MP Meeting Guide to assist in crafting of your email
  • Here’s a list of Federal MPs and Senators (all Australian federal politicians email and phone details current as at October 2018).

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