Brisbane stands with Lady Cilento Children's Hospital Staff
Check this post for updates about rolling events outside the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital as Brisbane says Let Them Stay!
Already hundreds of compassionate people and organisations from across Brisbane and beyond, have come together to support the nurses, doctors and allied health workers who have made the decision in the best interests of baby Asha, not to release her into harm and detention on Nauru.
Lady Cilento Children's Hosptal Cnr Stanley and Graham Sts Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
Planned events so far:
FAITH COMMUNITIES CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL https://www.facebook.com/events/670294039779378/
"Light the Dark" for Baby Asha, her parents and the other 264 mums, dads & kids being threatened with removal to the unsafe conditions in Australia's detention centres on Nauru. We'll gather for one hour on Wednesday evening (17th Feb 2016) outside the Lady Cilento Hospital in Brisbane to show these families that we stand with them to respect their human dignity and thus to protect their well-being. Our presence will show our support for the brave doctors, nurses and other staff of the hospital who have acted to protect Baby Asha, and will send a clear message to those who are threatening these vulnerable children.
4.30pm - 5.30pm 4ZZZ/Brisbane Free University discussion group "A short history of borders and civil resistance" Anna 0457 920 154
10.30am - 12.00pm
MUMS & BUBS SOLIDARITY ACTION
Coordinated by Mums for Refugees
3.30pm - 5pm SCHOOL STUDENTS ASSEMBLE! Come after school and show your support.
Confirmed schools are St James College, Brigidine College, Nudgee College, St Patrick's Shorncliffe, St Joseph's Gregory Tce, and All Hallow's School.
FRIDAY 4pm - 5.30pm 4ZZZ/Brisbane Free University discussion group "Human rights and beyond: Civil disobedience and action for social change" Anna 0457 920 154 5.30pm The Australian Association of Social Workers and other health professionals will gather across the road and march to join the ALL IN rally.
ALL IN BIG RALLY
This rally will be huge. Bring everybody you know who wishes to support the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital staff in their brave stand.
*Dr Fotina Hardy, Queensland Branch President, of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
*Sujauddin from the Queensland Rohingya Community
*Paul Bastian, National Secretary of the AMWU
After Rally * QUEENSLAND ROHINGYA COMMUNITY will provide vegitarian meals for 250 people.