Tag: National Refugee Week

Beginning of National Refugee Week_16th – 22nd June 2019

Sunday 16th June to Saturday 22nd June, 2019 Overview Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. The first Refugee Week events were organised in Sydney in 1986 by Austcare. In 1987, Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) became a co-organiser… Continue Reading Beginning of National Refugee Week_16th – 22nd June 2019

Refugee Week and World Refugee Day, 18-24 June 2017

Refugee Week Refugee Week is a national annual celebration of the contributions that refugees have made to Australian society, and a chance to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees. Refugee Week is organised by the Refugee Council of Australia, and in 2017 is taking place from the 18th to the 24th June.   The designated theme for Refugee… Continue Reading Refugee Week and World Refugee Day, 18-24 June 2017

World Refugee Day and National Refugee Week Australia: 19th and 20th June 2016

  The 19th and 20th June mark important social justice days for celebrating and showing support for refugees and asylum seekers around the world. The 19th June is the first day of National Refugee Week in Australia, and 20th is the UN-declared World Refugee Day.   Both have the purpose of encouraging us  to welcome refugees… Continue Reading World Refugee Day and National Refugee Week Australia: 19th and 20th June 2016

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