The Women’s Collective – by the Victorian Women’s Trust, the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District and Matters that Count will conduct a community forum – in particular to invigilate the candidates on women’s issues and multicultural communities.
Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District are offering a free course for anyone seeking Australian Citizenship. The course is centred around a study of the questions contained in the test. The course is free and commences on Wednesday, 11 May 2022. This is an English Medium course. Interpreters will be in attendance.
Wise Well Women in collaboration with Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District will present a Community Health Information Session for the Arabic speaking (Iraqi and Syrian) speaking community – at St Paul’s African House on Monday 28 March 2022, from 10:30AM – 12:30PM. Halal snacks will be provided along with activities for children.
Wise Well Women in collaboration with Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District will present a Community Health Information Session for the Afghan – Dari and Hazaragi speaking community – at St Paul’s African House on Thursday, 31 March 2022, from 11AM – 1:00PM. Halal snacks will be provided along with activities for children.
Free rapid antigen tests and hand sanitiser will be distributed to vulnerable members of Shepparton’s multicultural communities to address barriers to access. About 1500 rapid antigen tests have been provided by the Victorian Health Department through the Goulburn Valley Public Health Unit to local multicultural organisations.
Boxes of thoughtfully chosen food items are being distributed to 50 households around Shepparton this week, as COVID-affected communities struggle to stock pantries with the essentials. The donation was supplied by Future Foundation for Kids, a Melbourne-based not-for-profit run by volunteers with Sri Lankan backgrounds.
Chris Hazelman, Manager of the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District Inc., gives one Annual Report for year 2021 on 30 November 2021. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the Ethnic Council’s activities for the year 2021, and response to Covid-19 along with allocation of staff to the Vaccination Centre.
An enthusiastic team of translators, who speak 11 languages between them, are working to ensure the Goulburn Valley’s diverse community has access to accurate, detailed information when visiting Shepparton’s McIntosh Centre for a COVID-19 vaccine.