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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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Ballarat – Refugee Week Calendar

June 15 - June 22

     

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Castlemaine – Refugee Week Events

June 15 - June 22

Please see the Castlemaine Refugee Week program attached. It will be a very full week of great events to celebrate, raise awareness, share stories, and raise funds to assist organisations that support people seeking asylum who are living in the Australian community. Please do come along and support these events. All details are in the... Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA-WIDE: Refugee week

June 16 - June 22

To see all of our events, please go to our calendar https://www.ruralaustraliansforrefugees.org.au/events/  Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.  https://www.refugeeweek.org.au/ The first Refugee Week events were organised in Sydney in 1986 by Austcare. In 1987, Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)... Continue reading

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Albury – The Refugee Experience (Tour)

June 16 - June 21

Through the free tour you will gain an understanding of the challenges that refugees faced coming to Australia. Tours will be led by community guides from refugee backgrounds. Hear the stories of refugees as they guide you through our simulated refugee journey. WHEN Between Sunday 16 June 2019 12:00 PM and Friday 21 June 2019 5:30 PM WHERE... 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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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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11:30 am

The Entrance – Welcome Refugees Picnic

June 16 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Memorial Park, The Entrance

Central Coast for Social Justice presents: “Welcome to Refugees Picnic 2019” Proudly Support by Central Coast Council Join us for our annual Refugee Week Celebration and celebrate in the value refugees add to our community. SUNDAY 16 JUNE 2019, 11.30AM – 3PM AT MEMORIAL PARK THE ENTRANCE THIS IS A FREE FAMILY EVENT – All... Continue reading

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Mansfield – Soccer Match and Fun Day

June 16 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Lords Oval Mansfield, VIC + Google Map

Soccer Match and Fun Day Sunday June 16, 2019. Lords Oval Mansfield Hosted by Soccer Club Mansfield, RAR and Youth for Refugees Mansfield Boys and Girls arrive by bus from Shepparton at 11.30am First game at 1.00pm Barbecue and afternoon tea. "Share a Meal, Share a Story"

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Central Coast – Refugees Picnic

June 16 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Memorial Park
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1:30 pm

Newcastle – Launch Refugee Week

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wallsend Library, 28 Bunn Street
Wallsend, NSW 2287
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A discussion and shared meal with refugees and our wider community, exploring the experience of refugees settling in Newcastle and the practical ways that we, as a community, can assist them. We will have · local refugees speaking about their experience in arriving and settling in Newcastle, and the support that they received · individuals... Continue reading

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Newcastle – Stories of Arrival: different pasts, shared futures

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wallsend Public Library

Stories of Arrival: different pasts, shared futures Opening Refugee week with a discussion and shared meal with refugees and our wider community, exploring the experience of refugees settling in Newcastle and the practical ways that we, as a community, can assist them. Multifunction room Wallsend Public Library 1:30 pm Sunday 16th June on Facebook https://tinyurl.com/rfw2019fb... Continue reading

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2:00 pm

Blue Mountains – The Spooky Men Kickstart Refugee Week 2019

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blackheath Community Centre Hall, Gardiner's Cres
Blackheath, NSW Australia
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$30

2pm Sunday 16th June 2019 Blackheath Community Hall For a fantastic Sunday afternoon’s entertainment, come to this concert fundraiser for the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group and featuring the Spooky Men's Chorale. The Spooky Men have been very generous in their support of the BMRSG, performing to a packed house at this venue in 2018. All those... Continue reading

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