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August 2019

Armidale: Art Gallery

August 3 - August 27

A reminder that the community art exhibition that ARAR has organised has its official opening this SATURDAY 3RD AUGUST AT 6PM at the Armidale Art Gallery, upstairs in the Mall.   The exhibition will run until 27th August, and there are around 40 art works from the Armidale community, in response to a poem and painting by Farhad Bandesh, a refugee on Manus. The small organising group within ARAR is very happy with the quality and range of works in…

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Torquay – Book Talk – Dignity in a Teacup

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Theresa’s Catholic Church, 43 Surf Coast Highway
Torquay,
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Social Justice Event: firsthand account of asylum seekers on Christmas Island & the plight of refugees Dignity in a Teacup: true stories of courage and sacrifice from Christmas Island Dignity in a Teacup chronicles the five years Christine Cummins spent working as a torture and trauma counsellor with asylum seekers detained on Christmas Island. It provides a firsthand account of Australian immigration detention, during a period of dramatic change and controversy. With exclusive access to the stories shared by hundreds…

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September 2019

South Gippsland: Rally on the first Saturday of each month

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wonthaggi Coles Arcade

South Gippsland Rural Australians for Refugees (SGRAR) members hold a rally on the first Saturday of each month outside the Wonthaggi Coles Arcade at 11.00 am. We have refugee welcome signs and distribute literature about relevant refugee issues. We welcome everyone. Please come along and support this worthy cause.   For further information about South Gippsland RAR contact –  sgrar07@gmail.com And don’t forget to like us on Facebook

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Wallsend: Manus Documentary and Manus

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Exchange Theatre, Wallsend
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Willunga: Quiz night

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Willunga COF Quiz night, Friday 27th Sept at 630 for a 7pm start in the Willunga Show Hall, Main Rd, Willunga. Tickets at trybooking.com/BECEW ; $20 each

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October 2019

South Gippsland: Rally on the first Saturday of each month

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wonthaggi Coles Arcade

South Gippsland Rural Australians for Refugees (SGRAR) members hold a rally on the first Saturday of each month outside the Wonthaggi Coles Arcade at 11.00 am. We have refugee welcome signs and distribute literature about relevant refugee issues. We welcome everyone. Please come along and support this worthy cause.   For further information about South Gippsland RAR contact –  sgrar07@gmail.com And don’t forget to like us on Facebook

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Adelaide – Workshop – Core Concepts in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds (OCT)

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
STTRS, 81 Angas St
Adelaide, 5000
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Core Concepts in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds (OCT)   Workshop outline This one-day introductory workshop is designed to put a framework of understanding around working with people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. It focuses on understanding the link between what refugees have been through, the impact of torture and other traumatic events, the stressors of detention, resettlement and cultural transition. It explores how to work in a trauma informed and culturally competent way that promotes recovery and…

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November 2019

South Gippsland: Rally on the first Saturday of each month

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wonthaggi Coles Arcade

South Gippsland Rural Australians for Refugees (SGRAR) members hold a rally on the first Saturday of each month outside the Wonthaggi Coles Arcade at 11.00 am. We have refugee welcome signs and distribute literature about relevant refugee issues. We welcome everyone. Please come along and support this worthy cause.   For further information about South Gippsland RAR contact –  sgrar07@gmail.com And don’t forget to like us on Facebook

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Canberra – Conference – Queer Displacements: Sexuality, Migration & Exile

November 14 @ 9:00 am - November 15 @ 6:00 pm

Queer Displacements: Sexuality, Migration & Exile 14-15 November 2019 The Australian National University Canberra Australia   Questions of sexuality and refugee or migration status remain on the margins of queer and refugee movements, policy and support services. The first of its kind in Australia, this conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners and LGBTIQ+ people seeking asylum and refugees to discuss pertinent issues of queer forced displacement and foster dialogue between official and unofficial groups invested in research and practice…

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December 2019

South Gippsland: Rally on the first Saturday of each month

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wonthaggi Coles Arcade

South Gippsland Rural Australians for Refugees (SGRAR) members hold a rally on the first Saturday of each month outside the Wonthaggi Coles Arcade at 11.00 am. We have refugee welcome signs and distribute literature about relevant refugee issues. We welcome everyone. Please come along and support this worthy cause.   For further information about South Gippsland RAR contact –  sgrar07@gmail.com And don’t forget to like us on Facebook

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