Refugee Week is Australia's peak annual activity to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. For information and updates about the 2014 celebrations read the Refugee Week bulletin.
Refugee Week is always held from Sunday to Saturday of the week which includes 20 June (World Refugee Day). In 2014, Refugee Week will be held from Sunday 15 June to Saturday 21 June.
The theme for Refugee Week from 2012 to 2014 is Restoring Hope. Read more about the theme here.
Special World Refugee Day show by Sarah Blasko
On World Refugee Day - Friday, June 20 - Refugee Week Ambassador Sarah Blasko will perform a special show to raise funds for the Refugee Council of Australia. The show will be held at the Giant Dwarf in Redfern. Tickets are $45 with all proceeds supporting the Refugee Council, which recently had its core funding cut by the Australian Government.