My New Neighbour: a way to bring refugees safely to Australia

My New NeighbourThe My New Neighbour campaign is a neighbourhood-led solution to help refugees – people who are seeking to rebuild their lives somewhere safe. It’s all about people power and giving communities the opportunity to lead the change from within. Amnestyu International will present a Community Conversation in Shepparton on August 27. Hosted by Goulburn Valley Libraries, this story telling evening taking place at the Shepparton Library, involves the Ethnic Community Council of Victoria, Amnesty International and Erfan Daliri, author of Raising Humanity.

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ABC HEYWIRE 2020 Competition launched

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The ABC is calling on people aged 16-22 to share their experiences of life in regional Australia for the opportunity to be featured on the ABC and win a lifechanging trip to Canberra for the Heywire Regional Youth Summit in February 2020.

Anyone with a story to tell about life outside of the big cities is encouraged to enter, with entries of any medium accepted, including text, video, audio and photo. The competition officially opens on 24 July 2019.

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Culturally Competent Youth Work Training Session

Centre for Multicultural Youth logoCentre for Multicultural Youth offers Culturally Competent Youth Work Training session. This in-depth training explores the essential skills and knowledge required for effective work with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Training is offered at the Centre for Multicultural Youth on Wednesday 28th August, in Carlton.

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Breaking Down Stigma in Mental Health

UniMelb LogoThe University of Melbourne, Department of Rural Health and Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences invite you to attend a Public Lecture Panel ‘Breaking Down Stigma in Mental Health’ – What can we do to eradicate cultural, social and gender barriers? at Westside Centre on Thursday 12 September 2019

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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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