Refugee Week 2023 in the Blue Mountains

Refugee Week 2023 in the Blue Mountains

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Date(s) - June 17, 2023
All Day


There will be three events across the mountains during Refugee Week 18 – 25 June 2023.

1.   Panel Discussion – Finding Freedom

Eillen Pittaway, author of Only Rape! Human Rights and Gender Equality for Refugee Women
Marcela Lobo-Hart , Social Worker and former refugee
Aileen Crowe author of Acts of Cruelty
Date: Sunday 18 June 2023
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Venue: Mid-mountains but TBC
Tickets: FREE EVENT We’ll also be selling refugee books at the event.
All profits from the event will be donated to BMRSG
Organised by RoseyRavelston, Bookshop and Social Enterprise.


2.  WATANDAR Q&A Screening

When former Afghan Refugee Muzafar Ali, discovers that Afghans have been an integral part of Australia for over 160 years, he begins to photograph their descendants in a search to define his own new Afghan-Australian identity. Then the Taliban take over Afghanistan and his old country comes calling.

Date: Wednesday 21 June 2023
Time: 6pm to 7.40pm
Venue: Mt Vic Flicks, Mount Victoria

Tickets $25/20/15 +BF. Bookings recommended!

For more information and bookings . Mt Vic Flicks

Justice for Refugees Permanent Protection Visas for All  Rally

This rally was postponed from Palm Sunday due to the weather.

Date: Sunday 25 June 2023
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Venue: Great Western Highway/Somers St, Lawson
Speakers, Bring Placards, Banners. for Demo beside the highway

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