Diversity & Disability program in Shepparton

Migrant Resource Centre, North West regionMigrant Resource Centre, North West region Inc, Melbourne is enabling a grant from Westpac Foundation. The fund will be used for Diversity & Disability program. This program provides support to people with a disability from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background to speak for themselves and achieve their full potential as valued citizens of the community. Sessions will be conducted in Shepparton, each month. The first session will be at Shepparton South Community House on 15 September from 1-2:30pm

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Sikh temples in Victoria seek volunteers for family violence prevention project

Sikh GurduaraThe Victorian Sikh Gurduaras Council is seeking volunteers to participate in two upcoming events as part of the state government-funded family violence prevention project that was rolled out in late 2019. The project aims to initiate discussions and raise community awareness about the impact of family violence. The project aims to ensure members of the Sikh community feel safe in their home and neighbourhood.

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Parents to be allowed to stay in Australia while awaiting new visas

Australian Visa

Parents of Australian citizens will no longer be forced to make a return trip out of the country to receive their visa extensions after the Morrison government decided to extend a temporary concession to them.

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke announced the changes on Thursday afternoon to three visa classes which will mean elderly residents won’t need to travel overseas during the COVID-19 pandemic to get their visas approved.

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Racism Workshop: Speak up with confidence

Resilience against Racism logoResilience Against Racism will conduct an online workshop Racism: Speak up with confidence on Thursday, 4 February 2021, from 6:30 PM – 8:30pm. This workshop help you communicate what help you need when confronted with racial discrimination.

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Are you safe at home?

Are you safe at home?

COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of our lives and routines in the past year.

But times of stress and hardship are never an excuse for violence or abuse.

If you’re experiencing abuse, you do not have to face this alone.

Help and support is available. This page has information to help you think about your safety and find support.

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State Library: “The Future Of”

State Library: "The Future Of"

Santilla Chingaipe is a journalist and filmmaker whose work explores migration, cultural identities and politics. She is a regular contributor to The Saturday Paper, and serves as a member of the Federal Government’s Advisory Group on Australia-Africa Relations (AGAAR).

Chingaipe is the recipient of a number of awards, and was recognised by the United Nations as one of the most influential people of African descent in the world in 2019. Here, Chingaipe hosts “The Future Of the Office” for the State Library of Victoria, an online session, delivered on 4 February 2021 from 1pm-2pm.

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Mental Health Youth Ambassador Program

Mental Health Youth Ambassador Program

The Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) is delighted to invite you to join our MHFA Youth Ambassador Program (YAP) in 2021.

Applications for the MHFA Youth Ambassador Program 2021 are open to all members of the community who represent Australia’s diverse youth community and is passionate about better mental health outcomes, increased awareness and reduced stigma around mental health issues in Australia’s youth.

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