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Cup Day Welcome Refugees BBQ & Festival
Tuesday 6 November, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Outside the Maribyrnong Detention Centre – 53 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone.
This Melbourne Cup Day join refugee rights supporters outside the Maribyrnong detention centre for an anti-racism music concert & BBQ. Let the people inside know many of us support their attempts to live in Australia by taking a Melbourne tradition to them.
Music from the legendary Chris Wilson, the Cherrywoods and Les Thomas. Plus more acts to be announced.
Halal BBQ & Drinks available. Bring your own picnic rug & hamper.
Plus a giant Melbourne Cup Sweep!
In between the music hear from Pamela Curr, campaigns coordinator for the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre & Adam Bandt, Greens MP.
We will also be making contact with the detainees behind the razor wire to communicate our solidarity with their struggle for freedom and human rights.
Organisations that support refugee rights are encouraged to bring an information table to the event.
For more information about the event call 0402 246 491 or 0405 736 265
Click attending & share the event on facebook to help get the word out.
This event is endorsed by the Refugee Advocacy Network
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
12 Batman st West Melbourne 3003
ph 03 9326 6066 / 0417517075
“AUSTRALIA. Built by boatpeople.”