Official Refugee Week launches

Join us in celebrating the valued contributions refugees make to Australian society.

Refugee Week NSW launch 2016

Friday 17th June, 10.00am–12.00pm

The Refugee Council of Australia & Inner West Council warmly invite you to the official NSW launch of Refugee Week 2016.

The event, organised by RCOA, the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS), Settlement Services International (SSI) and CORE Community Services will feature speakers from refugee backgrounds and entertainment.

Inner West Refugee Hub,
Building 504, Wharf Road, Callan Park

• Inspiring refugee voices
• Captivating live music and performances
• The 2016 NSW Humanitarian Awards
• Morning tea

RSVP essential (seating limited): Phone: (02) 9211 9333

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Refugee Week VIC launch

Sunday 19th June, 3:00pm-8:00pm

The Refugee Council of Australia, in partnership with the ASRC, AMES Australia, Jesuit Social Services, City of Melbourne and Wyndham CEC warmly invite you to the official Victorian launch of Refugee Week 2016.

Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC

• Inspiring refugee voices
• Award-winning actor, writer and comedian Osamah Sami as MC
• Performances from The Smith Street Band, Tripod, Robot Child (featuring Waleed Aly), Ajak Kwai, Abe Nouk, the Burundian Drummers, Voices without Borders and the Chin Choir
• World Street Food Market

The event is FREE and open to everyone to attend.
Please click here to RSVP and please share this and the Facebook event page widely within your networks.


Refugee Week SA launch

Monday 20th June, 5.00pm-6.00pm

Refugee Week will be launched by His Excellency the Hon. Mr Hieu Van Le, AO, Governor of South Australia.

Government House, North Terrace SA 5000 (by invitation)

In South Australia over 100 organisations will join together during SA Refugee Week to present more than 60 events that centre around UNHCR World Refugee Day on 20th June.