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Upcoming Events in Early March

1. Leafletting in the city for Palm Sunday rally. Volunteers wanted.

2. RAC organising meeting, 9th March

3. Performance for Mojgan, 11th March

4. "Let them stay" anti-deportation training, 13th March

1. Help RAC leaflet in the city for Palm Sunday

Following the highly successful baby Asha vigil, public opinion is beginning to shift our way. It's important we stay on the front foot and push for a big roll up to the Palm Sunday rallies on March 20th. RAC is asking people to get active in their workplace, class or community to urge their colleagues to be there, but we are also planning to leaflet railway stations in the city. We plan to make a splash and will be there with our signs, petitions and leaflets. Please come and help.

Wed 9th March: 7.30am to 9am (gathering on the corner of corner of Ann and Edward)

Thursday 10th March: 4.30pm to 6pm (gathering on the corner of Adelaide and Edward)

Wed 16th March: 7.30am to 9am (gathering on the corner of corner of Ann and Edward)

Thursday 17th March: 4.30pm to 6pm (gathering on the corner of Adelaide and Edward)

If enough people come we'll branch out to other other train and bus stations.

Further info:

Mark, ph.0439 561 196 or

2. RAC organising meeting

When & where:

6.30pm, Wednesday 9th March, at 2nd floor, TLC Building, 16 Peel St, South Brisbane.

Getting there:

Parking on site. Close to Cultural Centre bus station, South Brisbane railway station, South Bank City Cat.

Meeting agenda:

We will be putting the final touches on the planning of the Palm Sunday rally of 20th March, together with members of Just Peace Qld. We will organise a leafletting exercise in the city to publicise the Palm Sunday rally. We will start the planning of a public meeting at which detention whistleblowers will be invited to speak. If there is sufficient time left there are some internal "housekeeping" issues that need to be resolved.

Further info or extra agenda items:

Margarett, ph. 0410 337 884 or

All refugee supporters are welcome at the organising meeting, whatever your level of experience. If you are wanting to get involved in the refugee rights campaign, coming to the organising meeting is a good first step.

3. Performance for Mojgan

When & where:

6pm Friday 11th March, King George Square For a full description of the event, click on the Facebook link below.

Further info:

Mojgan event Facebook Jessica Walker, ph. 0457 536 046

RAC stall:

RAC is planning to have a stall there. We need people to help out. If you feel moved to volunteer, just come along to the stall. (This is not a RAC event, just one we support).

4. Let them stay - Brisbane anti deportation training

A session of education and training for those who wish to support and participate in the Sanctuary movement to protect asylum seekers from being returned to Nauru.

When & where:

Sunday March 13th, 12.30pm to 2.30pm St John's Cathedral, cnr Ann & Wharf Sts, City. Find a fuller account of the event at Facebook: Anti-deportation training

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