African Australian Inclusion Program

Jesuit Social ServicesJesuit Social Services in partnership with National Australia Bank (NAB) is pleased to invite you to the African Australian Inclusion Program (AAIP) Information Sessions in Sydney, Melbourne and Shepparton. The program provides paid employment to those facing barriers in employment.

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African Communities Prevent Violence Against Women Leadership Course

Prevent viloence against womenAMES Australia is now seeking socially engaged men and women from diverse African communities to undertake this high level course aimed at the Prevention of Violence Against Women. The course takes place in Melton on two Saturdays, 17th and 24th of August.

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Webinar: Attitudes towards violence against women and gender equality among people from non-English speaking countries

ANROWSA webinar is an online meeting using your computer or tablet. Join ANROWS for a conversation about the results from culturally and linguistically diverse respondents to the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS). The webinar is online, on Thursday 18 July from 10:00-12:00pm.

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Building Stonger and Vibrant South Sudanese Equatoria Community Association in Australia

Equatoria region in South SudanThe annual FECAA National Conference will be held from 4 -5 October 2019 at the University of South Australia. FECAA is the peak national body representing the Equatoria Community (commonly known as Equatorians) in Australia. The Equatorians compose of 36 different ethics tribes, out of 64 tribes, in South Sudan. All these 36 tribes are from linguistically diverse backgrounds but see themselves as one under the Equatoria banner.

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Shepparton takes a lead on refugees

Julian Burnside with refugeesIn a scene from the documentary Border Politics, Julian Burnside stands among piles of discarded life jackets, clothing and boats, strewn across a hillside on the Greek island of Lesbos, off Turkey. In recent years, the island has become a gateway to Europe for countless refugees fleeing violence and oppression across the Middle East. He picks up a child’s lifejacket emblazoned with the cartoon of a happy, running child. The normally cool and composed Melbourne barrister is visibly moved.

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Border Politics Film Night

Border Politics screenshotBorder Politics – an Australian documentary which follows Human Rights lawyer Julian Burnside as he examines attitudes to refugees and human migration patterns worldwide – will be screened in Shepparton on evening of Thursday 18 July. Julian Burnside will be present for a Q and A session.

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Numurkah: Family Violence Community Information Sessions


The Goulburn Family Violence Executive will present free community information sessions in Numkurkah at 6:30pm on 18 July 2019. Come along to learn about the services locally available and how you can guide a friend or community member if they need to know where to go for help.

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Cobram: Family Violence Community Information Sessions

The Goulburn Family Violence Executive will present free community information sessions in Cobram on Friday June 27th. Come along to learn about the services locally available and how you can guide a friend or community member if they need to know where to go for help.

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Yarrawonga: Family Violence Community Information Sessions

The Goulburn Family Violence Executive will present free community information sessions in Yarrawonga on Monday, July 22 2019. Come along to learn about the services locally available and how you can guide a friend or community member if they need to know where to go for help.

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