Official Refugee Week launches

We celebrated the valued contributions refugees make to Australian society.

Refugee Week NSW launch 2017

Friday 16th June, 10.00am–2.00pm

Paddington Town Hall
249 Oxford St, SYDNEY, NSW 2021

The Refugee Council of Australia & City of Sydney hosted the official NSW launch of Refugee Week 2017 at Paddington Town Hall.

The event, organised by RCOA, featured speakers from refugee backgrounds, live entertainment, a children’s workshop and a book reading of ‘I’m Australian Too’ by Mem Fox.

See the event photos below.

Refugee Week Victoria Launch 2017

Friday 18 June

The Refugee Council of Australia hosted the Victorian launch on Friday 18 June at Cinema Nova.

Festival of Welcome 24 June

The Refugee Council of Australia and Federation Square teamed up this year to present Festival of Welcome: A Winter Solstice Celebration at Federation Square, Melbourne.   

The night boasted an impressive line-up of live music from every corner of the globe, captivating roving performers, art installations and a unique bazaar filled with a curation of stallholders from crafts to hot chocolate.

Refugee Week SA launch 2017

Tuesday 20 June

The SA Refugee Week Committee and the Australia Migrant Resource Centre launched SA Refugee Week 2017 on Tuesday 20 June 5:00pm-6:00pm at Government House, SA. The week long events were welcomed by His Excellency the Hon. Mr Hieu Van Le, AC, Governor of South Australia Government House, North Terrace. Adelaide SA.

To download the SA Refugee Week 2017 poster and to see more events, click here.