The 2018 Walk For Justice For Refugees will take place in Melbourne on Sunday 25 March at 2pm, at the State Library (music from 1.30pm). The Walk will proceed through the Bourke Street mall and return to the State Library. People from all faith groups, community organisations and unions will join the 2018 Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees, bringing banners and other messages of support in solidarity with refugees and people seeking asylum. Details of other states participating are given.
Guest speakers: Tim Costello, Chief Advocate World Vision Australia, Taqi Azra , Hazara refugee, and Interfaith Panel including Rev Sharon Hollis and Mohammed Mohideen, Islamic Council of Victoria. Music by the Melbourne Mass Gospel Choir and other musicians.
In recent years thousands of people have attended the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice – join the walk to keep up this momentum and demonstrate the growing concern across the community about the harsh and punitive treatment of refugees and asylum seekers.
Sydney: Belmore Park 2pm https://www.facebook.com/events/163333934168474/
Melbourne: State Library 2pm https://www.facebook.com/events/142529579757550/
Canberra: Garema Place 1pm
Brisbane: 2pm King George Square: https://www.facebook.com/events/403586493422299/
Perth: St George’s Cathedral 1pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/2038952673042985/Darwin – Time and venue to be advisedAdelaide: 2pm Victoria Square to Parliament House https://www.facebook.com/events/207964319756021/
(Justice for Refugees SA are organising)
- Armidale: Central Park 11am
- Bendigo: Time and venue to be advised
- Echuca: Echuca Library 2.00pm
- Launceston: 12.30pm BYO picnic, Princes Square, 2pm march via the city centre to City Park for a multicultural celebration
- Lennox Head: 11am (Ballina Rd bus shelter at Nth end of shopping centre)
- Margaret River: Reuter Park 1.00pm
- Newcastle: 3pm Wheeler Place https://www.facebook.com/events/576928105985311/
- Wollongong: 12pm, Crown St Mall Facebook event here
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