Ahmad Wais – Individual Time Trial Cycling

Ahmad Badreddin Wais


Ahmad Badreddin Wais is a Syrian cyclist and Olympian, who currently rides for UCI Continental team Kuwait Pro Cycling Team. He represents the refugee team at the Olympics. He rode in the time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Social Housing Regulation Review

Social Housing Regulation Review

The independent Panel for the Social Housing Regulation Review has published a second public consultation paper on the Engage Victoria platform.

This paper focuses on the ‘consumer’ aspects of social housing regulation – the regulatory arrangements that influence the way services are delivered and tenants’ experiences of these.

Submissions are requested by 19 August 2021.

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Olyroos captain challenges nation: Foster

Olyroos Captain Thomas DengThe captain of Australia’s Soccer team (Olyroos) is a South Sudanese refugee by name Thomas Deng. Here, former Socceroo Craig Foster believes Thomas Deng’s journey from a Kenyan refugee camp to leading Australia’s men’s football team at the Tokyo Olympics highlights the “confronting dichotomy” of the nation’s attitude towards refugees.

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Arrival and Welcome in Tokyo for Refugee Olympic Team

Refugee Olympic Team


The members of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team (EOR) Tokyo 2020 were welcomed in Tokyo by the International Olympic Committee Session. Athlete representative Yiech Pur Biel addressed the IOC Members on behalf of the team.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing: Have your say

Mental Health and Well BeingThere will be changes to Mental Health services in Victoria next year (2022). The Government is required to consult with CALD – multicultural people (called diverse peoples) in order that their wishes and views about mental health are taken in to account. Translations in 18 languages, plus Easy English documents are available. You are invited to have your say at Engage Victoria.

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