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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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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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10:30 am

Philip Island – Free Screening Border Politics

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Phillip Island Library, West Gippsland Libraries 89 Thompson Avenue Cowes, VIC 3922

Phillip Island Rural Australians for Refugees invites you to a free screening at the library during Refugee Week. We will be showing Julian Burnside's thought-provoking documentary, which examines the treatment of refugees in Western democracies.  

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4:30 pm

Castlemaine: Christine Cummins: Dignity in a Teacup

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Castlemaine Library 212 Barker Street Castlemaine, Vic 3450

Trained counsellor Christine Cummins worked on Christmas Island with both refugees and the first responders to the Christmas Island shipwreck. Her book, Dignity in a Teacup, recounts true stories of courage and sacrifice from Christmas Island. In recognition of Refugee Week (16-22 June) Book sales and signings. BOOKINGS REQUIRED.

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6:00 pm

Geelong – Diversitat Dinner

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Geelong West Town Hall, 153 Pakington Street
Geelong West, VIC
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DIVERSITAT DINNER This year the dinner is happening on the 21st of June at the Geelong West Town Hall. The evening will include:  Traditional dishes from around the world  Silent auction  Entertainment from local community groups  A chance to get together and make a difference Tickets: $130.00 ea (Tables of 10 available) Venue: The Geelong... Continue reading

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6:30 pm

Coffs Harbour – The Staging Post – Refugee Week Film Event

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Dr 191 Harbour Drive Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

To celebrate Refugee Week 2019 join us for a free screening of The Staging Post at Cavanabah Hall. The Staging Post is a story about a small group of refugees stuck in Indonesia and what they did when Australia 'stopped the boats'. The Staging Post follows Muzafar and Khadim, two Afghan Hazara refugees, stuck in... Continue reading

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