Refugee Week 2019

Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.

Check out Refugee Week events on the RAR website

  • June 16 – June 23: National Week of Prayer
    Coordinated action and prayer for the Catholic community
    from around Australia will join together for people seeking asylum.

    Organise yourself, your school, parish or organisation to
    join us and register today!

  • 20 June – World Refugee Day

Tamil Feast – Bayside Refugee Advocacy & Support Association

Tamil Feast - Bayside Refugee Advocacy & Support Association

Manus has been officially selected for the 2019 St. Kilda Film Festival.
The festival runs from the 21st to the 30th June and MANUS screens to the public on Saturday 22nd June at 1.30 pm –
  • 22-23 June: Exhibition  FB event here 
  • 23  June: Sydney forum FB event here

Sunday 16 June – Saturday 22 June

  • Some Newcastle events in RFW – Poster

    Stories of Arrival: different pasts, shared futures 
    Opening Refugee week with a discussion and shared meal with refugees and our wider community, exploring the experience of refugees settling in Newcastle and the practical ways that we, as a community, can assist them.  Multifunction room Wallsend Public Library 1:30 pm Sunday 16th June -Facebook event here 
    “Sanlundia” book launch with author ZT Quinn at NCC library 6:15 Mon 17 June
    (Amnesty Newcastle , Hunter Asylum Seeker Advocacy, Newcastle Region Library)

  • In Canberra: RAC Information Stalls – Refugee Week, 20th June
    There will be stalls outside local shopping centres throughout Canberra to raise awareness of Canberra events on 1st and 20th July.
    For more details click here