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Welcome to the Multicultural Council of Wagga Wagga

Our website is here as a resource to help you find the help you need in one easy location. If we can help with anything else, or you can't find what you are after, please contact us.

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March April Newsletter

Case Worker MCWW

Quarterly Newsletter November 2015

Important information about gas heaters

Gas appliances-English Gas appliances-Farsi

SBS Radio Schedule 2015

SBS Radio Schedule 2015 MASTER

Riverina Community College

Thinking of enrolling in a course with Riverina Community College? Find out what courses are on offer at http://www.riverinacc.edu.au/new_website/

Local Burmese Family Resettlement Experience

This film clip of a local story of resettlement made several years ago features Saikhan Nenhee and faces from MCWW that you might recognise and remember. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3G6R-j6Z-c ImmiTV-YouTube clips are made available through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The department introduced its own channel on the popular video sharing website You Tube featuring stories and short, colourful video reports from around Australia.

The Point Magazine

The Point Magazine is an online resource for younger readers. The Point Magazine is a community-based and youth-focused digital publication that aims to attract globally aware and politically active readers in multicultural Australia. The Point Magazine is produced monthly by the Community Relations Commission of New South Wales and is funded by the Australian Government. Our goal is to engage and inform readers across

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Migrant Skills Recognition Service

  Providing you with an Australian qualification • Recognises your trade and vocational skills • Awards Australian qualifications • Is a program for migrants who did NOT come to Australia on a skilled visa   Why enrol? • Having an Australian qualification can help you find a job • An Australian qualification is recognised nationally and internationally   How to Enrol • Speak to

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Temporary Protection Visas

Since the Coalition was elected to Government, many amendments to policy regarding refugees and asylum seekers have been implemented. The government introduced new legislation in 2014 and 2015, changing the terminology for people seeking asylum from Irregular Maritime Arrivals to Illegal Maritime arrivals, but under the UN no person seeking asylum is illegal nor is it an illegal act. The new legislation is under:

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Immigrant Women’s Health Service

Do you have an inspirational mother/grandmother/aunty in your family? Do you have a story you would love them to share? We are looking for four young women to participate in our short documentary and oral history workshop from migrant / refugee families with one of their elders, Grandmothers, mothers, aunties etc. from Vietnamese, Iraqi, Spanish and African Communities. Please contact Immigrant Women’s Health Service

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Employers Guide to Working with Refugees

Are you an employer looking to hire or work with employees from a Refugee background?   If you find you need further information or support please take a moment to download the Department of Immigration and Border Protection Publication “Connections”.  

For a Different Perspective, 10 myths around asylum seekers

There is an abundance of information floating around in the media in relation to asylum seeker claims. A large amount of this is highly politicised and not always true. For a different perspective we should be undertaking our own educated research into the facts and figures surrounding asylum seeker and refugee claims. A good starting point is legitimate articles from recognised sources. Perhaps your research could

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Myth Busting

With an abundance of information being provided from illegitimate sources in the media, it is no surprise that a number of Australian’s are being led to believe that asylum seekers and refugees are negatively impacting Australia. It may surprise many of you to know the truth taken from legitimate sources who have accurately recorded data and information.   Please take a few moments to

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Can you help the Wagga Women’s Health Centre?

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Volunteering can also help protect your mental and physical health. The Wagga Women’s Health Centre is looking

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Upcoming Events

Refugee Week Celebration

MyDay, Charles Sturt University

MyDay at Charles Sturt University (CSU) is a program offering high school students an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a university student. These days focus on courses available at CSU including nursing and biomedical sciences, oral health and radiography, accounting, business and information technology and arts, psychology and social work at CSU in Wagga Wagga. Students also receive information about opportunities and support

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