Wanganui Park – McGuire College: CALD Parent Information Evening

College LogosShepparton’s Secondary Schools have merged and are now known as Greater Shepparton College. Parent Information Nights are being conducted at Wanganui Park Secondary Collge and McGuire College to bring parents up to date with changes of campus, transport, uniforms, like this. These sessions will SPECIFICALLY CATER TO PARENTS WHO DO NOT SPEAK ENGLISH. Translators will be available to help.

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Culture Corner breaks until next year

Malaysian Culture CornerGreater Shepparton City Council’s popular multicultural initiative Culture Corner will take a break in November due to the forecast rain. That break will continue throughout the holiday period of December 2019 and January 2020, before returning “bigger and better” in February.

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Pasifka Festival 2019

Pasifika Festival 2019The Pasifika Festival returns to Shepparton and Victoria Park Lake on 23 November. Many students in Shepparton Schools participating in the Know Your Roots workshops have been busy preparing for the Pasifika Festival and will be participating. The South Pacific comes to Greater Shepparton or the Goulburn Valley!

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Migration and the Refugee – The Art of Erwin Fabian

Migration and the Refugee - The Art of Erwin FabianIn 1940, Erwin Fabian was deported to Australia alongside some 2000 other ‘enemy aliens’. He was a Dunera boy who was interned in Camp 2 at Tatura. He was just 25. Today, he is one of Australia’s most significant modern artists, with a decades-long career as a sculptor and painter. An exhibition of the work of Erwin Fabian opened at Tatura Museum on 15 September 2019 at 1:00pm.

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Chinese culture on show at Shepparton’s Culture Corner

Shepparton's Chinese LionGreater Shepparton’s Chinese Community participated the monthly Culture Corner in Maude Street Mall on Saturday 5th of October from 10am – 2pm, showcasing some of their traditional clothing, music, food kung-fu and welcomed their new Chinese Lion with inauguration and blessing.

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Respect and Resilience: creating community cohesion and reducing violence

people in a workshop sessionThe Greater Shepparton Community Safety Networks will deliver two sessions on Respect and Resilience during Community Safety Month – October 2019. The sessions will be delivered on Tuesday 22 October and Thursday 24 October.

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Find Your Way Program

St Paul's African House logoThe FIND YOUR WAY program, developed and delivered by St Paul’s African House (SPAH), aims to encourage and support the social and economic participation of refugees and migrants from Africa and other parts ofthe world in the Shepparton community. The program is funded through the Commonwealth Government’s Fostering Integration Grant program.

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