BR4R has been fortunate to have received a number of original art works to be sold as part of our fund-raising efforts.
Many of these are works of Australian artists, some currently practising.
These include: (click on links for more information)
· Susan Skuse Website
· Julie Robertson Website
· Lee Pennington Facebook
· Bronwen Standley-Woodroffe
· David Tracey Website
· Nikki Choi Website
· Katerina Apale Website
· Joyce Hyam
· Mal Leckie Website
· W R (Mike) Lyons
· John Millington CV
· Peter Fennell Website
Click here to view the catalogue of these pieces. The catalogue includes descriptions of the works.
Prices for these works are very favourable in comparison to similar works by the artists on offer or sold at auction.
There are additional original pieces being offered which are not from Australian artists and are generally prints or other mediums that are also very attractively priced.
- Tran Huu Duong Website
- Bronwen Standley-Woodroffe
- Tord Lager
To inquire about availability for purchase or arrange a viewing
please contact Ron at ArtSale@br4r.org.au
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why is BR4R necessary?
Unfortunately, for many years, the Australian government of the day, whether Liberal or Labor, has decided to harshly treat people seeking asylum and use them for political advantage.
This has been perpetrated under the guise of protecting our borders and preventing deaths at sea.
It has resulted in the persecution and incarceration of desperate men, women & children and a concerted effort to demonise these people to garner as many votes as possible.
This treatment is inhumane and a violation of International agreements of which Australia is a signatory.
Organisations such as BR4R campaign to change this attitude and support refugees and those seeking asylum whether they are onshore or offshore.
what does br4r do?
BR4R works on many fronts.
We advocate for refugees and people seeking asylum
We support them financially and with essential items
We communicate with them
We raise funds to enable this to happen
How does BR4R advocate?
We raise awareness via
organising and attending rallies and other public events
letter writing to politicians and the newspapers
talks at schools and other groups
information stalls at markets
film information nights
How does BR4R support refugees?
BR4R supports refugees and people seeking asylum mainly through our Homestay Project and Nauru Friendship Group.
The Homestay Project provides respite for refugees in the community by providing stays with hosts in the Ballina Region. Many refugees are located in city areas and a short break in a regional area such as Ballina is a psychological boost for them as well as demonstrating that there are many Australians who care about their wellbeing and value their contribution to the community.
The Nauru Friendship Group communicates with those held on Nauru, forming friendships and links to assist in their ability to cope. The group also sends essential items such as clothing, personal care items and food.
Funds are also sent via various people and agencies to both Manus Island and Nauru for such things as medical needs, food, clothing, phone credit, legal aid etc.
BR4R’s goal is to promote the acceptance and integration of refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia, by thinking globally and acting locally.
We do this via four main strategies:
- Direct Support
- Awareness Raising
- Community Engagement
- Fundraising & Administration.
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