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East Gippsland Asylum Seekers Support Group

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Description of Membership:  Our pro-refugees group is affiliated with Rural Australians for Refugees which is a vast mosaic of overlapping networks: lawyers, church people, human-rights advocates, welfare workers, political activists and ordinary people; from highly skilled professionals with specific expertise to the many thousands who have joined a grassroots movement striving to return compassion and humanity to Australia's treatment of asylum seekers.

Our aims:

(a) to raise public awareness of the issues involving asylum seekers and refugees

(b) to write letters to newspapers and politicians 

(c) to meet members of parliament to challenge inhumane policies

(d) to provide practical help (food, clothing, accommodation) to local refugees

(e) to fund-raise for asylum seekers and refugees

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the months of February, April, June, August, October and December, 7.30pm at St John's Hall, Francis Street Bairnsdale.

Contact Details
Contact: Chris Power
Ph (BH): 0418 148 657
Email: egassgroup@gmail.com Ph (AH): 0418 148 657
Location: Meet at St John's Hall, Francis Street, Bairnsdale, Vic 3875 View as Map
Postal Address: C/- 2/77 Pearson St, Bairnsdale, Vic 3875

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