Shepparton’s Cultural Diversity Week – 2020

Cultural Diversity Week - 2020 Cultural Diversity Week, held from 21 – 29 March, brings together people from all walks of life to promote and embrace community harmony and celebrate the many cultures that make Australia so vibrant. Shepparton’s Cultural Diversity Week celebrations will be launched in Maude St Mall on Saturday 21 March 2020. Join the FREE Launch event for a variety of cultural demonstrations, finger food, interactive art and family friendly activities.

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Our Hazara communities

the Hazara report

The Murray Public Health Network region is home to several different groups of refugees, including Hazara refugees from Afghanistan.

The aim of this project has been to explore the health experiences and needs of Hazara people in the Murray Public Health Network catchment, and to consider the barriers and opportunities for them to access health services.

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Multicultural Mental Health

Embrace Project LogoEmbrace Multicultural Mental Health (the Embrace Project) is run by Mental Health Australia and provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Embrace is presented in 22 languages, online.

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2020 Community Hub Programs – Term 1

Community Hubs serve as gateways that connect families with each other, with their school, and with existing services. Dozens of community hubs operate under the National Community Hubs Program – recognised as a leading model to engage and support migrant women with young children. Shepparton Community Hubs are based at St Georges Road Primary School & Shepparton English Language Centre, Wilmot Road Primary School and Gowrie Street Primary School. Community Hub Programs for Term 1, 2020, are given below.

St Georges Road Primary School and Shepparton English Language Centre Community Hub

ST Georges Road and SELC Community Hub
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Gowrie Street Primary School Community Hub

Gowrie Street Primary School Community Hub
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Wilmot Road Primary School Community Hub

Wilmot Road Community Hub
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Positive Parenting

Parenting skills courseEthnic Council of Shepparton and District in collaboration with Catholic Care and Primary Care Connect will present free session in improving family relationships/family health for settlement communities of Greater Shepparton. The session will be conducted at Primary Care Connect on 25 March 2020.

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