A better way: Community forum on people seeking asylum


Join Alex Bhathal at the Northcote Town Hall as she hosts a panel of immigration policy experts and asylum seeker advocates to discuss immigration issues in the upcoming election.


Speaker and panellists will include:

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (Greens Immigration Spokesperson), 
Pamela Curr (Asylum Seeker Resource Centre), 
Adam Bandt (Greens MP for Melbourne), 
Kobra Moradi (refugee advocate) 
Mohammad Ali Baqiri (Refugee advocate and ChilOut Ambassador)
More speakers to be announced

The speakers will discuss recent events in Australia’s detention centres and the current issues faced by people seeking asylum in Australia. The panellists will also explore what obstacles exist in creating a more compassionate approach to people arriving in Australia who are fleeing persecution. Come and hear these experts highlight ways that we can all contribute to the grassroots movement demanding safer pathways for people seeking asylum.

June 04, 2016 at 2pm - 4pm
Ciara TifPlod Georgina McEncroe Tali Troy Elissa Sutherland Petrina O'Connor Stu O'Brien Gabby White Alex Crowe Cecilia Doran Les Thomas Denise L Clair Reza Yarahmadi Habib Alizadah Khan Hazara M Hussain Ramish Nojibullhassan Rohingya Troy Bailey Yasi Moradi Nic Ward Meg L'Estrange Elspeth Scrine Paul Holgate Bain-Marie Clusterbuck David Fedele Filmmaker Erin Pelly Aaron Matthews Kirsty Maree Henrichs Andy Peisker Nisha Sivaji Daniel Marie Sajjad Askary Φδφ Ωβωβ Kaushi Kogar Jessica Simpson Sachie Seneviratne Thomas Woodberry Beryl Langer Michele Ricchetti Aye Lj Jenny Backholer Jenna D Mason Monica Campo Oliver Marron Aran Mylvaganam Michael Butler Kate Bryce Libby Neesham Danijel Malbasa

Will you come?