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Mark June 20, 2015, in your diaries as we celebrate hope, unity and new beginnings on World Refugee Day!

Join SSI for a one-day celebration showcasing the cultural expressions and heritage of newly arrived artists and emerging communities, including talented SSI clients.

The festival, titled New Beginnings, is produced and presented by SSI as part of its Arts & Culture Program.

Festival line-up and volunteer opportunities on the day will be announced in early May.

Stay tuned!

Success stories

Hameed's Story

Hameed studying with a tutor.

My name is Hameed Cina. My life in Australia today is the life of a normal citizen, ordinary by any standard. I’m married, I have two young daughters and I have a good job that I love. I also volunteer a lot of my free time for my community. But the way in which I arrived at this point in my life was definitely not ordinary.

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