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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/
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 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
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
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:
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
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”.
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
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
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
With more than 8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance due to the conflict in Syria, Red Cross is calling on all Australians to do what they can to support the Syria Crisis Appeal. The funds collected as part of the Australian Red Cross Syria Crisis Appeal will provide emergency health care, shelter, food and water to people inside Syria. The Appeal will also help