RISE Exclusive Media Release (8th November 2019): Transgender RISE members condemn Darebin City Council for paying lipservice to the inclusivity of Trans people with their “Trans and Gender Diverse Swim Nights”

RISE: Refugee Survivors and eX-detainees’ Trans members strongly condemn Darebin City Council’s Trans and Gender Diverse Swim Nights initiative where allyship to Trans people is being used as a publicity stunt to benefit the council and a number of its staff, with...

Call-out for Volunteers – eX-detainees Campaigns

eX-detainees at RISE: Refugees Survivors and eX-detainees are looking for volunteers to join our Solidarity Volunteer Group to work on eX-detainee-led campaigns. HOURS: You will need to commit 4-6 hours each week with flexible availability and should be able to commit...

RISE refused to work with Uniqlo 25/09/2019

The Global Sustainability director of UNIQLO visited RISE earlier this year to build a partnership for clothing and potentially provide jobs for RISE members at UNIQLO stores. Due to the ongoing Indonesian workers’ unethical wages and work conditions dispute...

eX-Detainees Day Statement, 3rd of September 2019

This is the fourth year (03/09/2019) in a row that Refugees, Survivors and eX-detainees (RISE) has commemorated eX-detainees Day.  RISE is an activist, advocacy and welfare organisation led by eX-detainees who seek to fight discrimination and violence perpetrated...

Media Statement : RISE eX-detainee team met With Melbourne University, Melbourne Uni stopped its contract with Wilson Security two years ago but continues a contract with MSS Security firm, which is another detention profiteer : 22/07/2019

Last week, Wednesday 10th July 2019, the RISE eX-detainee team and a few academics met with Melbourne University.  From our research, Wilson Security clearly stated on their webpage that one of their partners was Melbourne University (taken down after the...

© Copyright, RISE: Refugee Survivors
and eX-detainees
ABN 83 916 539 886
All rights reserved

Respect the intellectual property and hard work of eX-detainees and Refugees in creating documents and do not plagiarise.