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Cobden: Resettlement Forum
4 April 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Refugee experts will speak at a Cobden forum on the possibility of resettling Syrian refugee families in the district.
Representatives from refugee resettlement organisation AMES and Geelong-based group Diversitat will share their knowledge and Nhill’s John and Margaret Millington will provide their first-hand perspective of settling Burmese Karen refugees in their town.
The April 4 forum, an initiative of Progressing Cobden, comes after a public meeting in December that discussed resettling refugee families in the town, citing humanitarian benefits and a boost to the region’s declining population.
The public meeting will be held at the Cobden Civic Hall’s supper room at 7pm on Monday, April 4.
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