Grandmothers for Refugees... formerly Grandmothers Against the Detention of Refugee Children.

Joined August 2018
gmothers_adrc retweeted
What I cannot forgive, however, is a system built with the thought and purpose of oppressing people whose only crime was crossing the ocean. Remaining silent in the face of that system is itself a form of oppression.
When Mehdi was a 15-year-old boy, he was placed in detention for nine years. Now a free man, Mehdi says he can’t forgive the system that imprisoned him. Read more here: bit.ly/3PrU1Ss #InsightSBS
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Liberty Victoria awarding the 2022 Voltaire Empty Chair Award to Mehdi Ali. So deserved! Came here aged 15. Detained for 10 yrs... to our great shame! libertyvictoria.org.au/conte…
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Here are the Grandmothers out in the electorate of #Chisholm today. Gather ex PM Howard was there too! Desperate days! But no match for the purple! Give #refugees a future! Compassion not cruelty! #ausvotes #HumanRights #voteforchange
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Grandmothers have not stopped campaigning. They are everywhere! Give #refugees a future! #voteforbetter #voteforchange
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This is just one of the horrific stories I have heard since my tweets yesterday. It is time that the airline industry changed to treat people with disabilities far more appropriately.
I have a brain injury. To lessen the noise on a flight I used noise reducing headphones. I explained to the hostess that I could clearly hear and understand her message. My qantas flight was turned around and I was taken off the plane because I was being disruptive.
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gmothers_adrc retweeted
Virginia Schneiders from #grandmothersforrefugees is at St Patrick’s Community Hall in #casey this afternoon hoping to put refugees at the front of the conversation #NewsPrepoll #auspol #auspoll2022
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Grandmothers out and about in the electorate of #Dunkley. End temporary protection visas. Give #refugees a future here. #hometobilo #voteforbetter #voteforchange
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Today's next level irony: @TimWilsonMP launches a second tirade against the politically active women in the seat named after a famous suffragette 🙄 #auspol
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Not nice @TimWilsonMP. Not nice at all. These grandmother's are tireless in their advocacy of those the government has ignored, shunned and incarcerated, having done no wrong. They are important elders in our society. Not nice at all.
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Grandmothers from the electorate of #Goldstein were outside the office of #TimWilson today. Unfortunately they received an angry tirade from Tim himself! Second time this has happened. No composure! No dignity! #auspoll2022
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gmothers_adrc retweeted
Goldstein grandmothers for Refugees are at Tim Wilson’s office promoting that people vote for better for refugees @g_mothersadrc @TimWilsonMP
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"What is remarkable about [Liberal MP Tim] Wilson is that in a profession that requires it, he is utterly without charm." Guy Rundle recaps the Liberal member for Goldstein's bad night at the candidates' forum #auspol #ausvotes crikey.com.au/2022/05/05/the…
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Grandmothers out here and there and everywhere .. in all weather. Here they are in the electorate of #Kooyong. Compassion not cruelty. #voreforbetter #voteforchange.
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Grandmothers from the electorate of #Wills after being in the Coburg Mall this morning giving out info and having conversations with passersby. #refugees
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Why Grandmothers are voting for change .. to give justice to #refugees! Singing the message in the electorate of #Casey.
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gmothers_adrc retweeted
Painted with a toothbrush. (2022) Acrylic on canvas 76 × 51 cm Title : The Land of Love @ArtGalleryofNSW
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