See link to article and photos by Emma Davies under the Why We Are Involved heading
From Hyde Park South to Darling Harbour
Sunday 15 October 2017 through the SydneyCBD, regularly turning the signs to show 200KIDS. The Age of Activism Indeed. Grandmothers will not 'walk by' the shameful treatment of refugee children on Nauru by successive Australian Governments.
20 year old sign - how did we come to this?
After the 26 November 2017 Circular Quay Peaceful Protest for the Men on Manus, Di holds her sign made 20 years ago.
4 Nov 2017 Wet Hyde Park Rally
Grandmothers Helen and Dorothy undeterred by short notice or weather
Melbourne Cup Day 2017 Grandmothers not fascinated by offshore detention shame
Fascinators and valiant smiles whilst raising public awareness of the cruelty being perpetrated in our names. PM's quote is from February 2015.
See 1/11/17 Blog Post for Grandmother Lenore's speech at Sydney CBD Rally
Grandmothers Meg, Anne and Lenore at RAC Rally.
31/10/2017 North Sydney Lunchtime Vigil
Packing up after a successful Vigil, talking with some passers by, and handing out our Flyers and Cards to busy workers racing by.
Soggy February 2017 Vigil outside QVB
2017 after Twilight Vigil on the Gosford Waterfront
Sydney Women's March 21 January 17
Chatting with Gillian Triggs
A Grandmother's Heartfelt Statement
3 Grandmothers walked the distance, others cheered on with Gadrc banners at Rose Bay.
Gadrc Mtg. April 2017
At our April GADRC meeting, Marie Standen, one of the founders of the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group and Committee member Joy, gave an inspiring and engaging talk on their past and planned work supporting refugees.
Sydney Lord Mayor joins the Grandmothers
Clover Moore popped in to our Vigil, 2 May 2017, outside the Queen Victoria Building
Grandmothers congratulate Sydney Film-Maker Jolyon Hoff after the World Premier of The Staging Post at the 2017 Refugee Film Festival
Grandmothers and a grand-daughter sing out
At the City Recital Hall
8 Grandmothers participated, others were part of a Cheer Squad at Rose Bay. Fabulous day raising awareness of the plight of refugee children on Nauru