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SSI is excited to support Net Diasporas, a pilot internet music project that will enable musicians from migrant and refugee backgrounds in urban and regional areas to collaborate and perform culture specific musical repertoires online.

Net Diasporas
Net Diasporas is an online music project to connect migrants and refugees.
Net Diasporas is led by musician and academic Dr Roger Mills from the University of Technology Sydney and supported by SSI through its Arts & Culture Program.
We are currently calling for expressions of interest from settlement service organisations in NSW and Victoria to participate in this innovative music project. For more information see the EOI guidelines at the PDF link below.

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Four Brave Women: Summer Hill café empowers refugee entrepreneurs

Courtesy The Australian: Ethiopian refugee Adi Tefera, left, with volunteer chef Kate Spina at Four Brave WomenFour 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.

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