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Ukrainian refugee and former TV host leading the way for Ukrainians to settle in regional Australia

A husband and wife hugging.

Ukrainian refugee Yurii Chuchenko and his heavily pregnant wife Inna arrived in Australia from Thailand after Russia invaded their homeland earlier this year.

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SSI LAC participant on her way to becoming a chef

LAC participant Faith Zadro preparing to serve a meal

Getting a job has been on Faith Zadro’s mind a long time.

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SSI at FECCA: a multicultural perspective on the Uluru Statement, and the power of humanity

Only by working together can a truly multicultural Australia be a place of safety, growth and happiness.

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Family football event builds stronger community connections

Footballers at Refugee Week event

Nearly 300 people enjoyed a Refugee Week Family Event at Gould Adams Park in Logan, QLD, on June 25, thanks to collaboration between Access Community Services’ Multicultural Sport Club (MSC) and Football Queensland’s Multicultural Settlement Program (MSP).

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From the CEO: Refugee Week a chance to reflect on refugee contributions and Australia’s role

SSI Group CEO Violet Roumeliotis speaking at an SSI Refugee Week event, next to an SSI banner which says, 'Creating a place of belonging for over 20 years'

 

A few key things happened during this year’s Refugee Week that have lifted my spirits and given me hope.

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