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Newsletter for 26 April 2016 RAR Bellingen and Nambucca Districts

Next pop up protest is being planned for  Urunga   Pacific Hwy. in front of the BP servo, north of Urunga        3-4:30  Thursday 28th April

Robin has confirmed that the protest on Thursday 28 April will go ahead 

Dates have been planned after that  as follows

Thursday 12th May     Pacific Hwy. in front of Plaza Shopping Centre, Nambucca Heads.
Thursday 26th May     Dorrigo  Venue to be announced.
Thursday 9th June       Waterfal Way, Maam Gaduying Meeting Place in front of the Library, Bellingen.

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If people could let Robin know if they are coming, once we have 6 he will confirm the date, car sharing is a good way to cut down the passenger miles too, he will coordinate that. 

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Afghan Refugees make new home in Goulburn Valley 24 April 2016

Fate of 28000 refugees living join our communities 13 April 2016

Border Force Uniforms made in countries where minorities are persecuted

Tiniest refugees relish freedom in Australia 3 April 2016

Market stall at Coffs Harbour on Sunday 24 April 2016

Showery weather kept numbers down at the Harbourside Markets but we had 4 new volunteers from the Coffs area to help out this morning and our new petition got off to a good start. Thanks to Kim and her crew and to all our wonderful volunteers who continue to stand up for the rights of asylum seekers.

Simon Tedeschi to perform for the Bellingen and Nambucca Heads Rural Australians for Refugees Group. Please help us by volunteering

The recital will take place on Sunday 12th June, commencing at 2.30 pm and will be followed by refreshments in the Stringer Gallery. Further details will follow in the weeks ahead. In the meantime, please put the date in your diary and spread the word! This is a wonderful opportunity to hear a world-class pianist and to raise funds for two deserving causes.

Simon Tedeschi Concert
Can you help with the planning and organisation?

Marlene and I are familiar with organising concerts for the local Arts Council, so we will be able to take care of much of the planning. However, there are some things, both in advance of the concert and on the day, with which we will need help from our RAR supporters.

1. Organisation in advance of the concert
·      Organise a raffle for the day of the concert. Can somebody to take this on?
·      We would like some of our supporters to sell tickets. Let us know if you can help with this.
·      Distribution of posters and flyers. We need people to get posters in shopfronts, community boards, workplaces, libraries etc. We also need people to distribute flyers to friends, colleagues etc.
·       We will be asking supporters to bring a plate of light refreshments to share after the concert, so we need a volunteer to coordinate this.
2. Organisation on the day of the concert
We need people on the day to help with the following:
·      At least two people to set out the chairs and put out Chilout and RACS flyers.
·      Helpers required to serve refreshments.
·      One person to help Mike on the front desk on the desk to check tickets/ take money.
·      Two people to sell raffle tickets.
·      Two people to organise and manage the RAR stall.
·      Several people to put away chairs/ clear up after the concert.

If you can help with any of the above, please contact Mike and Marlene at :,  or telephone: 6569 5419
Many hands make light work!


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