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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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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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Sydney – Refugee Week Schools Programme at the Australian National Maritime Museum

June 17 @ 9:30 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pm
Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour
Sydney,
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$10

Monday, June 17, 2019 at 09:30 AM through June 22, 2019 · $10.00 AUD Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney , Australia Refugee Week Schools Programme at the Australian National Maritime Museum This Refugee Week, bring your students to the National Maritime Museum for a comprehensive and curriculum aligned Refugee Week - World of Stories immersive experience. Programme includes:... Continue reading

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Sydney – Finding Your Feet tapestry workshops

June 17 @ 10:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm
Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour
Sydney,
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Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM through June 21, 2019 Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour in Sydney, Australia Finding Your Feet tapestry workshops Join artists Sayd Abdali and Jane Théau to help us make a tapestry rug during Refugee Week. The design of the rug celebrates the new lives that refugees begin in Australia.... Continue reading

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11:00 am

Hoppers Crossing – Refugee Week Concert

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Equip Church Hoppers Crossing, + Google Map

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM Equip Church in Hoppers Crossing, Australia WHN- Refugee Week Concert We are hosting a concert to celebrate the contributions made by refugees to our community. Choirs from local schools will perform on the day, as well as the Peace Choir, a community choir directed by Dr Jonathon Welch AM.... Continue reading

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12:00 pm

Melbourne – Melton City Council Refugee Week Celebration

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lakeview College Melbourne, VIC + Google Map

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM Lakeview College in Melbourne , Australia Melton City Council Refugee Week Celebration Please join the City of Melton in celebrating Refugee Week. Hear the inspiring stories of Refugees and people seeking asylum and indulge in wonderful cultural food.

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2:00 pm

Sydney (Sutherland) – Film Screening – Journey Beyond Fear

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hazelhurst Arts Centre

JOURNEY BEYOND FEAR We follow a teenage girl and her refugee family in Malaysia as they wait for and eventually achieve resettlement.   Wednesday June 19th 2.00pm & 6.30pm, Hazelhurst Arts Centre.  Hosted by Gymea Community Aid & Information

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6:00 pm

Noosa Heads – Refugee Week Community Film Festival

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The J Noosa Heads, QLD + Google Map

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 06:00 PM The J in Noosa Heads, Australia Refugee Week Community Film Festival “Mary meets Mohammad” – free screening hosted by Noosa Welcomes Refugees  This film follows the arrival of Tasmania’s first detention centre through the eyes of local Christian woman and knitting club member Mary and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum... Continue reading

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6:30 pm

Newport, VIC – Book Launch – Dignity in a Teacup

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Newport Community Hub

Dignity in a Teacup True stories of courage and sacrifice from Christmas Island Wednesday 19 June 6.30pm to 7.30pm Newport Community Hub Bookings via the library website or phone 1300 462 542 Christine Cummins spent five years working as a torture and trauma counsellor with asylum seekers detained on Christmas Island. Dignity in a Teacup provides... Continue reading

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7:00 pm

Blue Mountain – Staging Post screening at Mt Vic Flicks for Refugee Week

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group will be hosting a screening of “The Staging Post” at Mt Vic Flicks on Wednesday 19th of June for Refugee Week. The filmmaker Jolyon Hoff and Afghan refugee Muzafar Ali will be present for a Q&A after the film. In 2013 when Australia re-instigated the contentious “turn back the boats... Continue reading

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Blue Mountains – Film Screening – Staging Post

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mt Vic Flicks

  Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group will be hosting a screening of The Staging Post at Mt Vic Flicks on Wednesday, June 19 at 7pm for refugee week. The filmmaker Jolyon Hoff and Afghan refugee Muzafar Ali will be present for a Q&A after the film. In 2013, when Australia re-instigated the contentious "turn back the boats... Continue reading

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