RISE: Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees calls on the Victorian Trade Hall Council (VTHC) to condemn the brutal police lockdown of 9 public housing towers in Flemington, and North Melbourne.

RISE: Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees calls on the Victorian Trade Hall Council (VTHC) to condemn the brutal police lockdown of 9 public housing towers in Flemington, and North Melbourne.   While VTHC has launched a fundraiser for those living in lockdown, this...

RISE: Refugee, Survivors and eX-detainees condemn Victorian Premier Daniel Andrew’s brutal use of 500 police to enforce a “hard lockdown” of nine public housing estates in North Melbourne and Flemington

RISE: Refugee, Survivors and eX-detainees condemns Victorian Premier Daniel Andrew’s use of 500 police to brutally enforce a 5 day “hard lockdown” on nine public housing estates in North Melbourne and Flemington during this COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition to being low...

RISE Exclusive Media Release : More than 100 Musicians divest from Australia’s Refugee Detention Industry in solidarity with eX-detainees and current detainees facing ongoing torture and abuse , 04/06/2020

RISE eX-detainees wholeheartedly welcome the action taken by over 100 musicians who have divested from Australia’s abusive Refugee detention industry. RISE eX-detainees have been working with a group of Australian based musicians over the last three years via...

RISE Media Statement 07/04/2020 : As COVID-19 continues to spread, the eX-detainee Community in Australia urges the Australian government to immediately release all onshore and offshore refugee detainees and grant permanent protection for all Refugees

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the eX-detainee Community in Australia urges the Australian government to immediately release all onshore and offshore refugee detainees and grant permanent protection for all Refugees The deadly Coronavirus has been detected in...