Refugee Week Movie Night

Human Flow - the journey of migrationHuman Flow is a 2017 German documentary film co-produced and directed by Ai Weiwei about the current global refugee crisis. In the film the viewer is taken to over 20 countries to understand both the scale and the personal impact of this massive human migration. It was shot using various technologies, including drones, cameras and iPhones. As part of Shepparton’s Refugee Week activities, Human Flow will be screened for Free at Village Cinemas on 19 June 2019.

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Racism and Health

Not Racist series logo In 2017, the Victorian Government released a report on the impact of racism on the health of people who live in the state. The study – which included interviews with more than 33,000 Victorians – confirmed what many studies around the world had already concluded: racism is literally bad for your health. The Wheeler Centre will hold a conversation on evening of June 13.

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Volunteering and Settlement in Australia

Volteers from the CALD communityVolunteering Australia and Settlement Council of Australia have released a report on their National Survey on Volunteering and Settlement in Australia. Volunteering among the CALD Community brings a strong diversity dividend to both the volunteers and the organisations engaging with volunteers. Volunteering brings strong gains to the settlement process and personal well-being.

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