News and Events
Young people from the Sutherland Shire and St George area have been meeting and working together on the Changing the Narrative (CTN) Film Festival Project.
For many young people today, meeting new people is a challenging task. While online platforms have created new spaces for people to connect, they often aren't the same as meeting in person.
The Community Migrant Resource Centre, in partnership with NSP member SydWest Multicultural Services and Western Sydney University, has begun a 2-year therapeutic arts intervention and comparative study, The Parallel Lives of Women.
Manning Valley Neighbourhood Service (MVNS) completed two employment training programs this past July. Both programs were funded through the Fostering Integration Grants.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) was awarded HWEI Gold Employer and HWEI Service Provider of the Year at the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards!
Community Northern Beaches’ Multicultural Service organised a maths clinic during the summer school holidays for Tibetan students in grades 5, 6 and 7.
Newly arrived migrant and refugee fashion designers wowed the public in November with a fashion parade showcasing a unique collection of elegant and traditional garments.
Twenty young people from high schools across Sutherland and St George last year attended youth leadership workshops to prepare for two Refugee Schools Forums, at Hurstville and Cronulla, as part of the CommUNITY: Awareness, Advocacy, Action project of Gymea Community Aid & Information Service.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) will use $30,000 funding awarded by Transport NSW to roll out a driver education program for recently arrived refugees and migrants in the St George area.
A waste-wise initiative offered by Advance Diversity Services (ADS) in 2020 will help new arrivals in the Barton electorate match their good intentions and commitment with responsible recycling practices.
SydWest Multicultural Services' Annual General Meeting on November 29 was accompanied by the launch of its Annual Report, a photography exhibition and a domestic violence resource.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) has been awarded $20,000 funding for a Gender and Sexual Diversity project, which aims to ensure newly arrived migrants and refugees who identify as LGBTIQA+ receive inclusive settlement support.
In 2019, Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency (MECA) in partnership with FoodFaith built an organic garden and started horticultural classes and workshops for refugees and migrants.