Goulburn Valley African Australian Association

Mr Charles Orguntade, Chair of Goulburn Valley’s African Australian Community Taskforce addressed the official Taskforce launch, held on Thursday 24 January 2018 at St Paul’s African House in Shepparton. The needs and the aims of the African-Australian Community Taskforce are outlined.

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GV African Australian Community Taskforce Launch

The Goulburn Valley’s African community leaders have partnered with Victoria Police in launching an African Australian Community Taskforce. The official launch, held on Thursday 24 January 2018 at St Paul’s African House in Shepparton, saw about 40 people from many local organisations gather to support the launch of the African-Australian Community Taskforce.

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South Sudanese Parenting Program

A South Sudanese Parenting Program was offered to Parents and Schools in Shepparton in September of 2018 at several locations. The program was seen to be important for imparting parenting skills to settlement families in this region.

Parenting involves a broad range of understanding and support for children, such as their physical, social, emotional, cultural needs and their intellectual developments. Migrating to a new country and culture comes with a lot of challenges. Almost inevitably, children are quickly absorbed into the educational system and start catching up with the new culture much faster than their parents.

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