News and Events
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.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) became a member of the Welcome Here Project in September.
Twenty-eight young people from refugee backgrounds were awarded and 37 acknowledged for their outstanding performance in academic areas, community leadership, creative and performance arts, and sports at ADSi's 15th Western Sydney Refugee Youth Awards on June 20.
Twenty young people from high schools across Sutherland and St George attended youth leadership workshops to prepare for two Refugee Schools Forums held in August as part of the CommUNITY: Awareness, Advocacy, Action project of Gymea Community Aid & Information Service.
Nepalese parents in St George and surrounding areas are reaping benefits from an app that shows them how to nurture their child at each stage of their development: a 1-2-3 Magic Parenting approach that helps them work effectively with their child’s emotions; and a talk by a speech pathologist who offers ways to nurture their children’s bilingual skills.