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One hundred and thirty-four newcomers and five ambassadors have already participated in Welcome2Sydney activities designed to make refugees and asylum seekers feel welcome and more connected to their new home.
A Persian artist and painter who is seeking asylum in Australia will be facilitating a series of creative workshops for newly arrived artists in the lead up to the SSI New Beginnings Festival for Refugee Week 2018, staged at the Refugee Welcome Centre, Lilyfield.
Four Brave Women is open for business!
Developed as a joint initiative between The Trading Circle, a division of the charity Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, and SSI, Four Brave Women is a café and community space where refugees have the opportunity to create a sustainable income for themselves using their culinary skills. It is a creative and inclusive space that celebrates different cultures through food and art.
More than 200 delegates and 50 speakers were part of SSI’s DiverseAbility NDIS Inclusion Conference on April 19.