Imagining a more Welcoming Australia -World Refugee Day Forum

Australian Refugee Action Network LogoWELCOME. A simple word that means so much. A promise of warmth, friendship and love. For people fleeing places of danger, it means safety, and the opportunity to rebuild their lives. Australian Refugee Action Network will host an Online Forum on World Refugee Day, Saturday June 20th at 12:55pm. In considering Australia’s welcome to Refugees, we should all explore the question: What type of society do you want, for yourself, for your family, for your community?

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Refugee Week ~ Neighbourhoods of Covid-19: In conversation with Ali Al Battaat

Amnesty International AustraliaIn this Refugee Week special, Amnesty International Australia Refugee Campaigner Shankar Kasynathan will be in conversation with Ali Al Battaat, discussing how people with refugee backgrounds are making our neighbourhoods that much brighter, especially during the past few months!

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9 tips teachers can use when talking about racism

racism for schoolchildren

As Black Lives Matter protests rage across the world, many of us are motivated to learn more about racism, and talk to our students and children in ways that can facilitate change.

Education is a powerful took for creating change. So, it’s important teachers don’t shy away from difficult conversations in the classroom, even if they may feel daunting.

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The Future is Cultural Equity

Arts Hub LogoMulticultural Arts Victoria CEO Veronica Pardo has written in Arts Hub on the importance of a recovery based on cultural equity, as a way of addressing the substantive underrepresentation of people of colour and culturally diverse people in the arts. More than that, however, and equitable, representative and inclusive sector has the power to shift the dial on racism, and how we see ourselves as Australia. This is a powerful call to the arts sector to commit to the fight for racial justice.

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Support And Safety Hub Locked In For Goulburn

the orange door logoThe Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children. Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams today announced a site at a newly leased building in Shepparton would be home to a new Orange Door.

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