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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Standard Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Australia logoStandard Mental Health First Aid is offered in Shepparton as a free, two-day course. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The sessions will commence at the Senior Citizens Centre on Thursday 12 September and Thursday 19 September.

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Soccer Truly is a World Game

Mansfield Soccer FriendlyarrivalOn Sunday, 16th of June, in glorious sunshine – Mansfield Soccer Club joined with Rural Australians for Refugees (RAR), the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and the Shepparton English Language Centre (SELC) to enjoy a first combined fun & friendly day of soccer, lovely food and an abundant afternoon tea!

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Mansfield: Soccer Friendly for Refugees U16

Rural Australians for Refugees MansfieldShepparton English Language Centre, Ethnic Council of Shepparton and Rural Australians for Refugees Mansfield will host a friendly soccer match and BBQ-get to know you in Mansfield on Sunday 16 June. A bus will leave Welsford Street at 9am sharp.

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Australian Citizenship – Study Course

The 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 17 July 2019.

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Raising plight of Africans



Festivities including a street parade, drumming performance and multicultural dinner have been planned for the Shepparton celebration of Africa Day and the International Day for African Children.

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Inclusive celebration of Persian New Year



More than 600 people, mainly from Shepparton’s Afghan community, gathered to celebrate Nowruz — the Persian New Year — on Saturday evening.

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