Shepparton’s refugee and asylum seeker community resilient despite COVID-19

Sam AtukoralaMr Atukorala – Strategic Engagement Coordinator at the Ethnic Council of Shepparton – urges the Greater Shepparton community to remember the experiences of these vulnerable local groups when dealing with the pandemic. “Even though many refugees and asylum seekers have lost almost everything, they still share whatever they have,” he told.

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Postponed: Bus Trip to Fountain Gate Shopping Centre

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The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District – in the light of the Coronavirus – has decided that it is prudent and responsible to postpone the proposed bus trip to Westfield Fountaingate Shopping Centre until a more suitable date.

Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District will conduct a bus trip from Shepparton to Westfield Fountain Gate at a specified date and notify all how have enrolled.

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Shepparton calls for changes to refugee sponsorship program

Chris HazelmanIn another gesture of support for the refugee community, Shepparton has joined Amnesty International in calling for the Federal Government to review and revise its “flawed” Community Support Program.

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Bus Trip to Fountain Gate Shopping Centre

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Westfield Fountain Gate is a super-regional shopping centre located in Narre Warren in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. When measured by floor area, it is the second largest shopping centre in Australia.

Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District will conduct a bus trip from Shepparton to Westfield Fountain Gate on 3 April 2020 from 7:30 to 5:30pm.

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Shepparton Ethnic Council is going to Tolmie Sports Day

Tolmie SportsThe 134th Tolmie Sports will be held on February 8th, 2020. Shepparton Ethnic Council is going to Tolmie Sports Day – The Bus is leaving from the Shepparton Ethnic Council on the 8th February 2020 at 7:30am and returning at 5:30pm. Limited seats on the Bus so all interested must call and register.

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Meet, greet and be inspired at Friendship Cafe

Cr. Seema AbdullahShepparton’s female immigrants will have a chance to forge new connections and learn more about opportunities locally, in a safe, female-only environment tonight. Ladies are encouraged to attend and interact with Shepparton Mayor, Councillor Seema Abdullah at the Cafe. This will take place at the Foodstore, 53 Fryer Street, on Friday 7 February from 10:00am.

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