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Melbourne: Meeting: CRSI

23 July 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative

Every day, 33,972 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution.

This July, join community sponsorship expert Russell Rook from the UK as he launches a speaking tour to explore how a community refugee sponsorship program can build powerful bonds between sponsors and refugees, strengthen host communities, and foster positive attitudes towards refugees and resettlement in Australia.


Melbourne – Public Forum: Monday 23 July, 730pm to 8.30pm

Western Bulldogs Club, 417 Barkly Street, Footscray
Dr Russell Rook, Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative
Tim Watts MP, Federal Member for Gellibrand
Lisa Button, Refugee Policy Expert
To RSVP email  Ph: (03) 9687 7661

Bendigo – Public Forum Tuesday 24 July, 6pm to 7.30pm

Bendigo Trades Hall (Meeting Room) 34-40 View St, Bendigo
Dr Russell Rook, Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative
Lisa Chesters MP, Federal Member for Bendigo
To RSVP email  or call 5443 9055.

Melbourne – Policy Roundtable: Wednesday 25 July, 2pm to 3:30pm

Save the Children Australia
33 Lincoln Square, Carlton
Dr Russell Rook, Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative
Facilitated by Lisa Button, Refugee Policy Expert
Tea and coffee will be provided
To RSVP email 




23 July 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative


Western Bulldogs Club
417 Barkly Street
Footscray, Victoria Australia
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