2018 Walk for Justice for Refugees

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.

Adelaide, Victoria Square, 2pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/207964319756021/
Armidale, Central Park, 11am : https://www.facebook.com/events/1988427718142767/
Ballina, Lennox Head Bus Station, Beachfront opposite the shops, 11am
Bendigo, Rosalind Park, 12:30pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/401873516905127/
Brisbane, King George Square, 1pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/403586493422299/
Canberra, Amnesty International, 1pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/403586493422299/
Darwin, Nightcliff, 5pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/249888228885695/
Denmark, Strickland Street, 11am
Hobart, Parliament House lawns, 2pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/2001318913523303/
Launceston, Princes Square, 12.30pm BYO picnic and 2pm march to City Park
Lennox Head, Bus Shelter at Lennox Head, 11am : https://www.facebook.com/events/702093580179244/
Margaret River, Reuter Park, 1pm, https://www.facebook.com/amnestymargaretriver/photos/pb.338277529679580.-2207520000.1519737007./876376749202986/?type=3&theater
Melbourne, State Library 2pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/142529579757550
Newcastle, Wheeler Place, 3pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/576928105985311/
Perth, St George’s Cathedral, 1pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/2038952673042985/
Sydney, Belmore Park, 2pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/163333934168474/
Townsville, Rockpool The Strand, 4pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/434165083670879/
Wollongong, Crown Street Mall, 12pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/2046475285637290/
Whyalla, Corner Hincks Ave and Nicolson Ave, 2:30pm : https://www.facebook.com/events/592620551082620/



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