News and Events
Students at St Patrick’s College Sutherland recently had the opportunity to experience something of what people from a refugee and asylum seeker background go through in the search for freedom and safety.
CORE Community Services won the Stepan Kerkyasharian AO Harmony Award at the Premier’s Harmony Dinner on February 28.
Falah Abbo, who arrived in Australia from Iraq in 2014, approached CORE Community Services after he had been assisted by the settlement program, wanting to share his knowledge and use his skill of teaching.
On March 31, CORE Community Services Multicultural Communities team, in collaboration with Refugee Council of Australia, partnered with Blue Mountains restaurant “8Things” to share Assyrian culture beyond the Fairfield LGA.
Auburn Diversity Services Inc. (ADSi) awarded 15 female volunteers from CALD background at its International Women’s Day Celebration on March 7.
On March 22, Auburn Diversity Services Inc. (ADSi) assembled 32 local community leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds and experts on various disciplines to discuss topics of concern to local communities and strategies for community development.
On March 7 the Migrant Settlement Service (Manning Valley Neighbourhood Service) partnered with Manning Regional Art Gallery for a Women’s Week event: Building Cross Cultural Connections.
The NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP), a consortium of community organisations, has been approved as a provider of settlement services in NSW under the Department of Social Services’ Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) program.
On December 2, Advance Diversity Services’ Thai Women’s group enjoyed a basic accessory-making workshop while learning about the importance of recognising and responding to domestic and family violence.
Manning Valley Neighbourhood Services, Northern Settlement Services and Newcastle Multicultural Neighbourhood Centre joined for a successful youth cultural exchange trip in November.
“Path to Nowhere”, a report released on December 10, draws attention to the obstacles faced by women experiencing family violence while living on temporary visas.
The NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP) and Settlement Services International are pleased to announce the launch the Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Community of Practice in Settlement to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.
It’s been a long road to get to Australia for 21-year-old Azim, who fled war-torn Afghanistan in 2013 and spent years in limbo before being granted a humanitarian visa and settling in Newcastle in 2017.