African Australian Welfare Bureau

Australian African Welfare Bureau

The Australian African Welfare Bureau Inc is an established non-government, non-political, non-religious not for profit organisation whose aims are to assist people from the African community. The African Australian Welfare Bureau Inc.’s mission is to provide confidential, sympathetic, caring support and service for ready individuals and groups within the extended African community to support self-reliant, integrated, sustainable and flourishing refugee communities. Reach them for FREE – 1300 025 864

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New border zone introduced between NSW and Victoria

Border zone restrictions

NSW will introduce a strict border zone with Victoria in response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases south of the border.

From midnight on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 the border zone will restrict entry of Victorians to NSW to “extremely limited purposes”, NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard said.

“Essentially, unless you’re travelling across the border in the border zone for education, health or employment, you shouldn’t be going.” Seasonal workers will not be allowed to cross the border.

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Line of Remembrance – Indigenous Deaths in Custody

Indigenous deaths in custodyShepparton Region Reconciliation Group members together with members and supporters of Shepparton’s indigenous community have organised a silent vigil in which 437 stakes bearing messages will be placed around Victoria Park Lake marking the number of indigenous people who have died in police custody since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody ended in 1991. The “Line of Remembrance” will commence at 09:30 am Saturday, 18 July 2020. The earlier event was a washout, due rain and vandalism.

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Ethnic Council Friendship Cafe hears from Bourchier St principal

Bourchier Street SchoolThe Ethnic Council of Shepparton held its second virtual Friendship Cafe session recently, with Bourchier St Primary School principal Denise Howley presenting. The session saw 14 young women from new and emerging communities gather online to connect with each other and hear from an inspiring local voice.

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Advice on Wearing a Mask

Victoria: Advice on Wearing a Mask
Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has updated his advice to recommend anyone living in metro Melbourne or Mitchell Shire to wear a face covering or cloth mask when leaving home for one of the four permitted reasons – where it is not possible to maintain a distance of at least 1.5 metres from other people.

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