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Songs for Asylum: An Evening of Music to Support Refugee Rights

Organised by the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), this event is an evening of film, music and spoken word, bringing the community together to raise awareness and inspire conversations about the rights of asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.

At a time when the Australian law and policies are having prejudicial impact on the rights of people seeking asylum, ALHR believes it is important for the community to remain informed and to support the tireless of work community legal centres in upholding the rights of people seeking asylum.

All proceeds from this event will go to support the Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS) in Sydney. http://www.racs.org.au/

Pre-sale Tickets: $25 (general Public) $20 (ALHR Members)
Door: $30 (General) $25 (ALHR Members

Raffle tickets for sale with great prizes on the night! 

RUNNING TIMES:

7.00pm: Khanh Hoang, co-chair of the Refugee Rights Subcommittee of the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and representatives from the Refugee Advice and Casework Service will speak about the current situation facing asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.

www.alhr.org.au

7.10pm Short Film Screening:

DISPLACED

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Genna Chanelle Hayes is a dedicated storyteller with a focus on universal human rights. She works both in front of and behind the camera as a writer, director, producer and actress. Genna has recently returned from Cannes Film Festival where she debuted her film, Wurinyan.
She will be showing her short film DISPLACED, which she described as a “film that not only
addresses our current refugee crises, but goes beyond that into the issues driving it”
http://www.onelovefilms.org/displaced.html

FEATURED MUSICIANS: JEP & DEP, MAPLES & THE LATIN MINISTRY

Music Set Times: 7.30pm - 8.10pm  
                            8.30pm - 9.10pm
                            9.30pm - 10.10pm