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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Modelling Educational Behavioural Change

Parenting course for African familiesEthnic Council of Shepparton and District in collaboration with Catholic Care, Sandhurst presented the final session in a four-part program on improving family relationships/family health for settlement communities of Greater Shepparton on Thursday 25 October.

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FECCA 2019: Youth of Colour and Culture: The journey of social change

Mariam Mgoter and Ali Albattaat at FECCA 2019Mariam Mgoter and Ali Albattaat – Project Officers with the Ethnic Council Shepparton & District gave a joint presentation at the 2019 FECCA Conference in Hobart on the topic of Youth of Colour and Culture: The journey of social change for equality and social justice through the voices of the youth

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Australian Citizenship Practice Classes

Citizenship ClassesThe 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 25 September 2019.

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From high school to the UN Youth Summit

Liaqat Amadhi of Shepparton
Liaqat Amadhi of Shepparton



On Wednesday Shepparton resident Liaqat Amadhi flies to Dubai as an Australian representative at the three-day Arab Youth International Model United Nations conference in the United Arab Emirates city, thanks to the support of his school, The Fairley Foundation, Greater Shepparton City Council, the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and Goulburn Ovens TAFE.

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Migration Information Session

National Union of Workers LogoA lawyer from the National Union of Workers will conduct a Migration Information Session on the evening of 30 September for the aid of temporary workers and sessional workers in the region of Greater Shepparton. A number of wage cases for sessional and temporary worker visa holders in the region have been won for the benefit of workers. This session will also target Arabic-speaking workers.

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