Rally at Labor conference: not in malaysia – not in nauru – end mandatory detention – refugees are welcome

Hi all,

The rally for refugees at the national Labor Party conference is now just over a week away. We are pleased to be able to announce that Ged Kearney, President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions has now confirmed to speak. Also, for those who can’t make it on the march, please come direct to the Darling Harbour convention centre, which is where our main speakers will appear, outside the Labor conference.

The day before the rally the refugee movement will also hold a national consultation to share ideas for building the campaign for across the country. Details are below.

Meet 12pm Sydney Town hall
Speakers and rally 1pm Darling Harbour convention centre outside the national Labor conference

Speakers: Ged Kearney (President, ACTU)
Shane Price (NSW Co-convenor, Labor for Refugees)
Ian Rintoul (Refugee Action Coalition)
Hazara and Tamil refugees

Endorsements include: Chilout, Refugee Action Coalition, Labor for Refugees (NSW), National Tertiary Education Union (NSW), Australian Services Union (NSW & ACT (Services)), NSW Nurses Association

Invite your friends to the Facebook event here or

Download a poster to stick up at work or uni, or near where you live

For more info go to refugeeaction.org.au or www.chilout.org
or call Diane 0413 003 148 or Dianne 0447 905 092

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