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Springvale: Refugee & Asylum Seeker Recognition Awards 2018
20 June 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friends of Refugees warmly invites you to join us in celebrating the valued contributions of refugees and asylum seekers to Australian society.
The RASR Awards recognise individuals of a refugee and asylum seeker background for their outstanding contribution to the Australian community. RASR Awards also recognise the volunteers who have contributed significantly to the advancement of refugee resettlement and the betterment of refugees lives in Australia. The RASR Awards also marks and celebrates Refugee Week (17-23 June 2018) – Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public on refugee issues.
WORLD REFUGEE DAY, WEDNESDAY: June 20th 2018, 6.00PM–9PM
Location: Springvale Town Hall, Springvale VIC 3171
Keynote speaker: Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (2012-2017)
Presentation of 2018 awards
Cultural show & displays
Live performances & entertainment
Finger food, Canapes & drinks 6.00-6.30pm
The #IamWithYou campaign initiated by Friends of Refugees reaches out to all Australians to show that we are a humane society that welcomes and cherishes the contribution of all refugees and people seeking asylum, to add your voice to the rising tide of people asking for a better treatment of people seeking protection please visit www.iamwithyou.org.au.