2018 Sponsors

The Refugee Council of Australia is extremely grateful to the following sponsors who have already committed to support of Refugee Week.

Major Sponsors

City of Sydney

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Through its festivals and events sponsorship program, the City of Sydney aims to support festivals and events that celebrate, develop and engage the city’s communities.  This includes village and community festivals and events that celebrate the spirit of a community and build opportunities to share its cultural characteristics with a wider public, or events that nurture and amplify the unique characteristics of the city and village precincts, and meet the City’s broader place-making objectives and showcase a local community, including local business.

For more information visit www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Settlement Services International (SSI)

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Settlement Services International (SSI) is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential.

We work with all people who have experienced vulnerability, including refugees, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality.

In the past year, SSI helped over 2,000 households secure long-term accommodation and supported over 10,000 refugees to settle in Australia.  
For more information visit www.ssi.org.au

City of Melbourne

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The City of Melbourne values and respects our cultural, religious and linguistic diversity. We acknowledge the contribution that people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds make to our community.  As a signatory to the Refugee Welcome Zone Declaration, the City of Melbourne develops plans and programs in partnership with refugee communities and service providers to promote capacity building and foster sustained engagement and connections between the council and newly arrived communities.

For more information visit www.melbourne.vic.gov.au

Sponsors

Victorian Multicultural Commission

 

New South Wales Teachers Federation

 

Community Migrant Resource Centre

STARTTS

STARTTS is a specialist, non-profit organisation that for almost 30 years has provided culturally appropriate and cutting edge psychological treatment and support, and community interventions to help people from refugee backgrounds resettling or seeking protection in NSW. Services include counselling, physiotherapy, neurofeedback, groupwork, school programs, cultural events, and mentoring of community leaders.
Over the last decade STARTTS has assisted more than 37,000 clients from 145 countries to heal the scars of torture and refugee trauma and rebuild their lives in Australia.
For more information visit www.startts.org.au

 

Partners

Amnesty International Australia

 

Core Community Services

Dendy Cinemas

 

Fed Square

 

Navitas English

Cinema Nova

 

Overseas Services to Survivors to Torture and Trauma

Sydney Multicultural Community Service

State Library of NSW

 

Australian Red Cross