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Kerang – Exhibition of Portraits by Afghan Artist

June 1 - July 17
Sir John Gorton Library in Kerang, Victoria

The Gannawarra Refugee Support Group is hosting an Exhibition of Portraits by Afghan Artist - Aamir Hussain at the Sir John Gorton Library in Kerang, Victoria from June 1st to July 17th. Aamir is an Hazara who arrived by boat as a refugee from Quetta in Pakistan.

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Sunshine Coast – Refugee Week Community Film Festival

June 7 - June 23

Friday 7 June 5-8:00 pm ​MDA Luminous Lantern Parade 2019, Southbank Parklands, Brisbane Queensland says welcome! One of the most anticipated events on the Brisbane calendar, the 12th annual LUMINOUS Lantern Parade celebrates Queensland Week by highlighting the strength of our cultural diversity, our heritage, our people, places and history, giving all Queenslanders the opportunity... Continue reading

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Australia wide – Refugee Week ’19 film screenings

June 14 - June 28

It’s just over a week until we begin another screening tour of The Staging Post. Muzafar and his whole family (including baby Sughra), and Jolyon will be at the screenings in Wonthaggi, Melbourne, Maryborough Paramount Theatre, Bowral Empire Cinema, Penrith Vics Flicks, Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Caboolture, Brisbane snd, Griffith. We’re especially excited that over 500 school kids will be... Continue reading

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Sydney – Sydney Film Festival

June 5 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm

The 66th Sydney Film Festival  is screening, amongst others, three films exploring and raising awareness of the refugee experience: THE DEPOSIT: https://www.sff.org.au/program/browse/the-deposit Directed by Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir - 2019 88 minutes Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir's assured feature debut focuses on a journalist who invites three immigrant women to share her house in Reykjavik. Division and discord soon arise. Kjartansdóttir's intelligent... Continue reading

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Ballarat – Homelessness Photo Exhibition

June 10 @ 10:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm
Ballarat Trades Hall, 24 Camp Street
Ballarat, VIC
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Neil Para has a great photographic exhibition coming up 10th June - 23rd June, at the Trades Hall. The exhibition focus is on the homeless. Free. Donations welcome.

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11:00 am

East Coast – Film – THE STAGING POST REFUGEE WEEK 2019 TOUR

June 14 @ 11:00 am - June 25 @ 9:00 pm

THE STAGING POST REFUGEE WEEK 2019 TOUR. JUNE 14TH - 28TH We love screening The Staging Post and meeting all the wonderful people around Australia. There is nothing more heart-warming and powerful than being amongst friends and community. So, as part of Refugee Week ‘19, Muzafar Ali, his family, and Jolyon Hoff are hitting the road again.... Continue reading

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4:00 pm

Melbourne – Humanitarian Design RMIT

June 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RMIT Building 45, 33 Lygon Street
Carleton, VIC
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Humanitarian Design RMIT RMIT Humanitarian Design Studio has been researching and developing ways to support asylum seekers and refugees in Dandenong with innovative strategies and services with a particular focus on education, cooking, food access, job skills, inclusiveness, compassion,  and empathy. We would love for you to join us and visit our works which will... Continue reading

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7:00 pm

South Gippsland – Documentary ‘The Staging Post’

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wonthaggi Union Community Theatre

Documentary 'The Staging Post', on the RAR website. This Refugee Week event is kindly sponsored by the Bass Coast Shire Council. The ‘The Staging Post’, shows resourceful Afghan refugees who, while in Indonesia waiting for resettlement, built their own school.  That school sparked a refugee-led education revolution. Now there are ten refugee-led learning centres with 1,500 people... Continue reading

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