News and Events
SydWest Migrant Resource Centre showcased ten amazing local refugee success stories during Refugee Week 2021 with a large portrait photographic exhibition – Our Journey.
The NSP Youth Workers Network organised a number of fun activities with support from SSI’s HSP team at the Guildford Soccer and Recreation Club in Guildford Park to celebrate Youth Week.
The Cambodian Australian Welfare Council (CAWC) and five other organisations, including the Khmer Community of NSW and Cambodian Buddhist Society, celebrated Refugee Week by organising an event at Wat Khemarangsaram in Bonnyrigg.
The NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP) was excited to welcome approximately 80 people to a forum in Parramatta on May 27 to share and reflect on the Exploring Settlement preliminary report.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) has been chosen as an HWEI Gold Tier provider for the second year running in the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards.
Advance Diversity Services has played a pivotal role in producing six easy-to-read, pocket-sized brochures about coercive control.
A flourishing Japanese language school and an active Japanese arts and culture club are two fruits of a relationship formed by Advance Diversity Services (ADS) just two-and-a-half years ago in a local playgroup.
Exploring Settlement: Life in Australia is a collaborative project of the NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP) to strengthen relationships and collaboration with clients, community partners and frontline workers,
Thirty young people from diverse backgrounds participated in the Learn to Swim Youth Development program over three days in January 2021 at Mt Druitt Swimming Pool.
SydWest Multicultural Services, in partnership with Mt Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency (MECA) and Blacktown City Council, held two special online events during Harmony Week 2021.
In Dubbo, Connecting Community Services celebrated International Women’s Day at the local Rotunda with four other agencies, including Mission Australia. Denise Olmi, Settlement Support Worker at Connecting Community Services, helped organise the event.
The Reimagining Settlement/NSP Systems Change project has been rebranded as “Exploring Settlement: Life in Australia”.
One hundred and fifteen people attended the Australian premiere of Goodbye Mother on February 24 – a community screening Advance Diversity Services held with Queer Screen as part of the 28th Mardi Gras Film Festival (MGFF21).
Metro Assist has delivered Governance and Financial Management Training and Leadership and Time Management Training for newly arrived community leaders in Lakemba.
Sydney MCS’s 4th Annual Multicultural Youth Employment Program, April 12-15, was attended by eight young people from Bangladeshi, Indian, Assyrian and Indonesian background.
Northern Settlement Services (NSS) family worker Miza Torlakovic was awarded the CommBank Regional Unity Medal at the 2021 Premier’s Harmony Dinner on March 13.
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.