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.