Rights Action

Stop Adani:  We all need to act now to stop Adani's coal mine from destroying the Great Barrier Reef! Find out more at the Australian Conservation Foundation and Getup.

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) runs from May 27 to June 3.  This year, we mark two important milestones in the journey of reconciliation – the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the 25th anniversary of the High Court of Australia’s recognition of native title in the Mabo case.  This year’s NRW theme is Let’s Take the Next Steps.  Why not make an effort to find out more about these important events and to celebrate them?  Go to:

Brisbane Refugee & Asylum Seeker Support (BRASS) Network is currently seeking donations to urgently boost the capacity of Queensland’s two legal aid clinics helping people seeking asylum to complete their protection claim forms.  Information about the appeal may be found at: https://keepthemsafe.raisely.com

Environment Day Festival is held at Maroochydore Memorial Park, Cotton Tree from10am - 5pm, Sunday 4 June, 2017.

More information at: https://www.facebook.com/worldenvironmentday

National Sorry Day & Reconciliation WeekNational Sorry Day is tomorrow, Friday 26 May, a day when Aboriginal families rememberthe Stolen Generations, the members of their families and communities who were taken away under Government policy which was in place for much of the 20th Century.  National Reconciliation Week begins on Saturday 27 May.  It marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum which recognised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as citizens.  The week will run to Mabo Day on 3 June.  This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the landmark Mabo decision of the High Court.