Australian Citizenship – Study Course January 2020 – Afghani interpreter

Australian PassportThe Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District is offering a free course for anyone seeking Australian Citizenship. The course is centered around a study of the questions contained in the test. The course is free and commences on Wednesday, 22 January 2020. This is an English Medium course. Afghani interpreter will be in attendance.

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Australian Citizenship – Study Course – January 2020

Citizenship CeremonyThe Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District is offering a free course for anyone seeking Australian Citizenship. The course is centred around a study of the questions contained in the test. The course is free and commences on Tuesday, 21 January 2020.

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Mansfield Multicultural Soccer Success

Soccer at MansfieldA fabulously successful sunny Sunday senior soccer match was played at the Lord’s Grounds on Sunday 17 November. After the positive and rewarding junior multicultural gala day earlier this season, Mansfield Soccer Club, the Mansfield chapter of Rural Australians for Refugees (RAR) and the Ethnic Council of Shepparton collaborated again to host a friendly senior soccer match.

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Visit to Mansfield Primary School

Mansfield Primary School LogoStaff from the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District visited Mansfield Primary School on Thursday, 14 November to share the story of immigration to Australia and the challenges faced on the journey. This event was organised in collaboration with Mansfield RAR (Rural Australians for Refugees).

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Victorian Multicultural Forum on Employment and Housing

Forum PhotographFor regional resettlement to be successful, there are two important elements that every host community must possess to attract migrants: employment and reasonable accommodation. In collaboration with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District will host the Victorian Multicultural Forum on Employment and Housing at the Parklake on 29 November 2019.

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Self Advocacy Training and Feast for Ethnic people with disability

Self Advocacy TrainingThe Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria and Diversity and Disability (DnD) share a belief that the most effective advocacy comes from people with a lived experience and therefore disability advocacy is strongest coming from people with disability. There will be a Self Advocacy Training and Feast for Ethnic people with disability at the Foodstore, Fryer St, Shepparton on Wednesday, 3 December, 2019.

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Heard Instinct

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Heard Instinct is a pilot initiative co-designed by Multicultural Arts Victoria and a group of 10 emerging young artists of colour living in the Goulburn Valley region on Yorta Yorta country. The project is being developed to address a need for more self-determined opportunities for young artists of colour, to come together and be able to freely express themselves through the arts. The project has been made possible with support from Ethnic Council Shepparton, Gandel Philanthropy, Australia Council for the Arts and Creative Victoria.

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