Next Meeting: Thursday, 5th September 2019 at 7.30pm

At the parish centre, Hampton Uniting Church, 17 Service St, Hampton
Visitors Welcome

The Human Rights Law Centre


JOSEPHINE will speak to us about the Human Rights Law Centre’s collaboration with other organisations in assisting in the implementation of the Medevac Law.


Bayside Council unanimously  adopts the Refugee Welcome Zone Initiative, thanks to the tenacity of BRASA Member Judy Carroll:

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L to R Geraldine Moore, Judy Carroll (both BRASA), Mayor Councillor Laurence Evans and Rebecca Eckard, Refugee Council of Australia.

This move was initiated by Bayside Refugee Advocacy and Support Association and the declaration was signed on the 22nd June, 2018.


Glen Eira City Council  Mayor, Cr Tony Athanasopoulos, signing the Refugee Welcome Zone Declaration:

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Other items of interest:



The very popular Tamil Feasts at the Merri Table Cafe at Ceres Environmental Park East Brunswick recently won the Refugee Employee award for 2016. They have now added Friday nights to their weekly schedule of Tamil Feasts. For a night of great food, great atmosphere and the knowledge that you are helping a worthy cause, why not plan to treat yourself and your friends to a night out at Tamil Feasts.

Click here for more information: 


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Human Rights Day, 10 Dec 2017. 

Click here to see the report




ausflag-flipausflagAUSTRALIA DAY 2017

“The Great Aussie Barbecue Stopper” is a 2 minute 30 second video depicting a suburban Australia Day barbecue. Touching and funny at the same time, you’ll find yourself uplifted by the spirit of the people at this  unusual Australia Day barbecue.

Production team: Steve Moore, Greg Jones, Geraldine Moore, Guy Little, Lexie Neylan.
Recording, drone photography and editing: Mayflymedia.com.au
Song “Sweet Freedom” composed and performed by The Scattered People, with the kind permission of Brian Procopis.
Participants: Members of the Bayside Refugee Advocacy and Support Association and friends. 


GET YOUR OVEN AND STOVE (etc) SPARKLING CLEAN, and your CARPETS SHAMPOOED. Contact Ali Zaidi: 0450150110

Ali has all his own equipment. Reasonable Prices. Does a great job.

Highly recommended by Judy.