Tag: Refugee Council of Australia

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

Australia celebrates its biggest ever Refugee Week – Refugee Council of Australia

Refugee Week 2016 was officially Australia’s biggest to date, with over 350 events celebrated across the country in every state and territory.  Film screenings, photography exhibitions, flash mobs and music festivals brought out tens of thousands of Australians to celebrate the courage and contribution that refugees bring to their adopted nation. Phil Glendenning, President of… Continue Reading Australia celebrates its biggest ever Refugee Week – Refugee Council of Australia

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