The Welcome Petition

Blog posts from Jess' 700km walk from Melbourne to Canberra

February 28, 2016

The petition has been handed over to Mr Russell Broadbent, Federal Member for McMillan (Liberal) and Ms Anna Burke, Federal Member for Chisholm (Labo...

February 27, 2016

When I arrived into Glenrowan I was to walk another 5kms up the road to my accommodation that night. This worked well, as it would give me a 5km head...

February 17, 2016

I’m writing this blog while I sit on a camping chair and hunch over the laptop screen and keyboard. There are bugs crawling all over the screen and i...

February 15, 2016

This is an exciting post. I was so lucky to have this opportunity to visit Shepparton and meet all these wonderful people! A big thanks to Helen for...

February 10, 2016

I have always loved the line at the end of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, as the befuddled and abused Blanche accepts the hand of a do...

February 10, 2016

I would have died (literally) if I didn’t have these two forces of good, backing me up on my long journey to Canberra! Now that I’m just past the hal...

February 9, 2016

A petition is a request for action. I’m petitioning to The House of Representatives, which means that it needs to contain physical signatures. They w...

February 8, 2016

Quite a lot. The two meetings I had in Kilmore and Wallan helped me to understand what people go through to call Australia home.

Janette, a lovely lad...

February 4, 2016

From: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2016/feb/03/these-are-the-37-babies-being-sent-to-live-in-the-camp-that-john-built

For all thos...

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