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October 2019

Melbourne – Stories that Work!

October 16
Melbourne Arts Centre
$50

We’re a story that works! Muzafar and Jolyon are keynote speakers at upcoming Documentary Australia Foundation event. @Melb Arts Centre, 16th Oct. Hope to see you there! We will present, the story of The Staging Post, how it helped to start a refugee-led education revolution in Indonesia, and how we plan to keep supporting this revolutionary community-led innovation. This story is only just beginning. Click here for more tickets and more information Stories that Work is a festival of storytelling for…

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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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Geelong – Author Talk – Losing Santhia

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Waurn Ponds Library,, 230 Pioneer Rd
Grovedale,
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Author Talk: October 31st Waurn Ponds Library 6.30 pm Ben Hiller and Aran Mylvaganam will visit Waurn Ponds library to speak about Ben’s book “Losing Santhia: Life and Loss in the Struggle for Tamil Elam”.  Ben is the author of this book launched in July 2019. Aran founded the Tamil Refugee Council in 2011. On a small stretch of sand in north-eastern Sri Lanka in 2009, the Sri Lankan armed forces slaughtered tens of thousands of Tamils. The Tamil Tigers, who…

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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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Adelaide – Film – The Staging Post

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Piccadilly Cinema, 181 O'Connell Street
North Adelaide,
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Don’t miss this, Adelaide! Our first, Screenrights supported, screenings of The Staging Post are happening in Muzafar and Nagina’s home town, Adelaide. 11th-15th of November. We have partnered with Wallis Cinemas in South Australia, and school screenings are on sale for 10am on the 11th, 13th and 15th Nov at the Piccadilly Cinema. Tickets $5 only, or email piccadilly@wallis.com.au If we have significant interest in that week, Wallis are willing to open up other cinemas, times and days for us. So let us…

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Adelaide – Film – The Staging Post

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Piccadilly Cinema, 181 O'Connell Street
North Adelaide,
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Don’t miss this, Adelaide! Our first, Screenrights supported, screenings of The Staging Post are happening in Muzafar and Nagina’s home town, Adelaide. 11th-15th of November. We have partnered with Wallis Cinemas in South Australia, and school screenings are on sale for 10am on the 11th, 13th and 15th Nov at the Piccadilly Cinema. Tickets $5 only, or email piccadilly@wallis.com.au If we have significant interest in that week, Wallis are willing to open up other cinemas, times and days for us. So let us…

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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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Adelaide – Film – The Staging Post

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Piccadilly Cinema, 181 O'Connell Street
North Adelaide,
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Don’t miss this, Adelaide! Our first, Screenrights supported, screenings of The Staging Post are happening in Muzafar and Nagina’s home town, Adelaide. 11th-15th of November. We have partnered with Wallis Cinemas in South Australia, and school screenings are on sale for 10am on the 11th, 13th and 15th Nov at the Piccadilly Cinema. Tickets $5 only, or email piccadilly@wallis.com.au If we have significant interest in that week, Wallis are willing to open up other cinemas, times and days for us. So let us…

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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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February 2020

Brisbane: 2020 Refugee Alternatives Conference

13 February 2020 - 14 February 2020

In its fourth year, the conference is heading north to the Sunshine State. After Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, we are thrilled to be partnering with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to be presenting the conference in Brisbane. Here's what you need to know Dates: 13 - 14 February 2020 Location: QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane QLD Hosts: Refugee Council of Australia and QUT Early bird tickets will be on sale very soon. In the meantime, register your interest using the button below to…

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