Sponsor Refugee Week
Your organisation can be part of Refugee Week 2018 and gain exposure to an audience of thousands of engaged and interested people, while standing up for the
courage and contribution of refugees.
The Refugee Council of Australia is extremely grateful to the following sponsors who have already committed to support of Refugee Week.
Settlement Services International (SSI) is a community-based, not-for-profit humanitarian organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee and migrant settlement, accommodation, asylum seeker assistance, multicultural foster care, disability support, employment services, and youth support in NSW. Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.
In the past year, SSI supported 3,709 people to find long-term accommodation and 1,785 people to find a job. It also provided essential assistance to 8,615 refugees, humanitarian entrants and people seeking asylum.
For more information visit www.ssi.org.au
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
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