Break the Silence : Rally for Refugees

Event Date: 
Sun, 13/04/2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Garema Place, Canberra, ACT

For more information click here

 

Palm Sunday Rally - declare peace for refugees

Event Date: 
Sun, 13/04/2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Hyde Park North, marching vis Market, George, Bathurst & Elizabeth Streets

Speakers include, Phil Glendenning, Firas Naji, Rev. Rod Benson & Sally McManus

Contact Dianne Hiles on 0425 244 667 for more information

Tenth Anniversary of the Andy McNaughtan Memorial Lecture

Event Date: 
Wed, 20/11/2013 - 18:00 - 23:00

What: Launch of&nbs

Refugee policy: notes for letter-writers, August 2012

These brief summary notes were prepared by MAPW Executive members after Professor Louise Newman spoke at a July 2012 MAPW Victorian Branch dinner. They are designed to help members wishing to write letters to the media on this topic.

Dr Margaret Beavis

Position within MAPW: 
Vice President
Contact: 

margaret.beavis@mapw.org.au or via MAPW office, 03 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

Professional Qualifications: 
MBBS, FRACGP
Current field of medicine: 

General Practice

Special areas of interest: 
Nuclear weapons, nuclear industry, environment, human costs of war
Background: 

Dr Beavis is committed to the abolition of nuclear weapons, and the end of the hazardous nuclear industy. Her concerns for the human costs of war have led her to work as a volunteer GP with Melbourne's Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. She also has a particular interest in health and the environment, both on a global scale, and in her local community.

Photographic exhibition: Unsafe haven

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/09/2011 (All day) - Fri, 07/10/2011 (All day)
Location: 
Sydney

An exhibition of photographs taken in the Hazarajat regions of Afghinastan by youth worker, freelance writer and former refugee  Abdul Kerim Hekmat. The exhibition gives insight into the plight of the Hazara and challenges the view that Afghan asylum seekers are no longer in need of protection.

East Timor living memory project

Event Date: 
Mon, 20/06/2011 - 10:00 - Fri, 24/06/2011 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne
  • Venue:  Australian Catholic University
                Christ Lecture Theatre
                17 Young St, Fitzroy

Refugee lecture

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/02/2010 - 18:00 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Free public lecture on 'Out to Sea: Refugee Policy Under Rudd Government'

Speaker: Jessie Taylor, Melbourne lawyer, refugee advocate and author of 'Behind Australian Doors: Examining the Conditions of Detention of Asylum Seekers in Indonesia'.

  • Where: Monash University Law Chambers, 472 Bourke Street
  • When: 6-7pm, 11 February

'Indonesian solution' refugee meeting

Event Date: 
Tue, 16/02/2010 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Refugee Action Collective (RAC) public meeting & film screening: The 'Indonesian solution' is no solution.

Speakers: Jessie Taylor (lawyer and refugee advocate who has visited Indonesia's detention centres), Saradha Nathan (Sydney Tamil Community activist).

  • When: 6.30pm, 16 February 
  • Where: Multicultural Hub,
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