Events

Month
June 2024
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Adelaide
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June 2024
Thu 20 June
11.00AM — 1.00PM
Family, Freedom and Fine Arts

Two Locations:

TAFESA Adelaide Campus Library:
120 Currie Street, Adelaide

TAFESA Salisbury Campus Library:
16 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury

Celebrate World Refugee Day. We invite you to have your name or a phrase written in a non-Roman script from our culturally diverse student base.

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Thu 20 June
10.00AM — 12.00PM
Voices of Resilience: World Refugee Day Morning Tea

Location:

Murraylands MRC,
5 Second Street, Murray Bridge

Join us at the Murraylands Migrant Resource Centre’s World Refugee Day event. Enjoy morning tea while listening to a guest speaker share their personal journey as a refugee.

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Thu 20 June
10.00AM — 12.00PM
Your Employment Journey Begins Here

Location:

Northern Area MRC, 28 Mary Street, Salisbury
Malar Naicker, 08 8217 9522, malar@amrc.o

Join our Employment Team as they guide you and your friends through the initial steps of your job search journey.

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Thu 30 May — Mon 8 July
SA Refugee Week Events Program 2024

Find online SA Refugee Week 2024 program by clicking here

Welcome to 2024 SA Refugee Week!

The Australian Migrant Resource Centre is pleased to bring you the 2024 SA Refugee Week Program with a diverse range of events and activities. From its beginnings over 30 years ago SA Refugee Week has grown to over a month of activities in which we invite you to participate.

The SA Refugee Week Program is convened by AMRC centred upon United Nations World Refugee Day, honouring people who have been forced to flee their homelands and celebrating the positive contributions they have made, and continue to make, to our cultural, social and economic development.

We look forward to celebrating 2024 SA Refugee Week with you!

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Mon 17 June — Fri 21 June
10.00AM — 2.00PM
Have Tea with a Refugee

Location:

Gawler Place Canopy, Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Sip, Chat & Connect! Join us in Rundle Mall Gawler Place Canopy for a high tea with a refugee, and for free! get to know their stories and share yours with them.

More details here

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Mon 17 June — Fri 21 June
9.30am — 4.30pm
Family, Freedom and Fine Arts – A Handicrafts Exhibition

Location:

TAFESA Adelaide Campus Library:
120 Currie Street, Adelaide.

TAFESA Salisbury Campus Library:
16 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury.

Celebrate Refugee Week by viewing an exhibition showcasing the vibrant heritage of TAFE SA students.

More details here

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Mon 17 June — Fri 21 June
9.00AM — 5.00PM
Connecting cultures

Location:

Mount Gambier MRC,
15 Welh Street South, Mount Gambier

People from all cultures are invited to help create a community artwork which will be displayed at the Mt Gambier MRC Community Centre.

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Sun 16 June — Sat 22 June
10.00AM — 5.00PM
Haza: Exploring Finding Freedom at the Migration Museum

Location:

Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide

Visit the Migration Museum during Refugee Week to view the inspiring artwork Haza by South Australian artist Kate Kurucz. Explore the theme of Finding Freedom: Family through this immersive artwork.

More details here

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Sun 16 June — Sat 22 June
10.00AM — 5.00PM
Migration Museum

Location:

Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide

Celebrate Refugee Week at the Migration Museum and explore the theme of Finding Freedom: Family through inspiring exhibitions and events.

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Thu 20 June
6.00PM — 8.00PM
World Refugee Day: Quiz for Kindness, Laugh and Learn

Location:

AMRC Multicultural Centre

23 Coglin Street, Adelaide SA 5000

A quiz night focused on refugee and humanitarian rights, designed especially for young people.

Everyone is welcome to participate, coming together to test our knowledge, spark meaningful conversations, and celebrate the values of compassion and understanding.

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Fri 21 June
6.00PM — 10.00PM
Celebrating Refugees and Migrants with Disability Fundraising Dinner

Location:

The Payneham Library and Community
Facility Hall, 2 Turner Street, Felixstow

Tickets: $25 – $65  

Join us for an evening of music, entertainment, food, speeches, networking, conversations, refugee storytelling, and raffle prizes at our Refugee Week Fundraising Dinner.

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Fri 21 June
2.00PM — 5.00PM
Cultivating Connections and Wellbeing Workshop

Location:

AMRC Multicultural Centre,
23 Coglin Street, Adelaide

* By invitation

Join us for a special event designed for Latina women to unwind, relax, and have some fun.

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Fri 21 June — Sun 21 July
SA Refugee Week Youth Poster Awards Exhibition 2024

Location:

Children’s Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre,
Festival Drive, Adelaide

An exhibition of posters by young artists from South Australian primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.

 

The details for the Launch of AMRC Youth Poster Awards Exhibition 2024 can be found here.

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Fri 21 June
7.00PM
Strengthening Community Bonds

Location:

Ingle Farm Community Centre,
3/58 Bovich Road, Ingle Farm

Coming together to celebrate Kurdish members’ strengths, talents and achievements.

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Fri 21 June
6.00PM — 9.00PM
Ukrainian Evening at the Kozak Club

Location:

Kozak Club, 64-66 Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh

Enjoy traditional Ukrainian food, beer, vodka and a live acoustic guitar performance.

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Fri 21 June
11:00am — 1:00pm
Launch of AMRC Youth Poster Awards Exhibition 2024

Location:

Children’s Artspace

Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Drive, Adelaide SA 5000

The exhibit features posters from primary, secondary and tertiary students that celebrate the courage, resilience, strength and contributions of people of refugee backgrounds.

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Sat 22 June
5.30PM
Film screening: Laughing in Afghanistan

Location:

Naracoorte Town Hall,
95 Smith St, Naracoorte

From tales of survival and hope to stories of courage and perseverance, this film screening invites audiences to embark on a journey of empathy and understanding of another culture.

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Sat 22 June
7.30PM — 9.00PM
Aghaani Zamaan 2024

Location:

AMRC Multicultural Centre,
23 Coglin Street, Adelaide

General Admission – $25

Come to enjoy popular traditional Arabic songs from countries across the Arab world, performed by a group of Adelaide artists.

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Sat 22 June
3.00PM — 8.00PM
Celebrating Resilience of African Youth in SA

Location:

John McVeity Centre,
182 Peachy Road, Smithfield

An evening of sharing stories of our journey to Finding Freedom, networking and learning.

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Sat 22 June
7.00PM — 8.00PM
Celebrating Refugee Week in Marion: Finding Freedom

Location:

Marion Cultural Centre, Domain Theatre,
287 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park

Join us for this special event with internationally acclaimed performer Abdul Nanou from Syria and the Chonkai Dancers from Latin America. Hear inspiring stories from special guest speakers as they talk about their paths to Finding Freedom in their new home, Australia.

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Sat 22 June
3.00PM — 7.00PM
Iraqi Women’s Gathering

Location:

53 New Hampshire Drive, Parafield Gardens

* By invitation

Join us, as women from the Iraqi community come together to share stories, exchange perspectives, and build connections over delicious, shared sweets and coffee, celebrating the rich tapestry of Iraqi culture and the strength of community bonds.

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Sat 22 June
2.00PM — 4.00PM
All Culture Fest

Location:

Murray Bridge Performing Arts and Function
Centre, 13-15 Bridge Street, Murray Bridge

Free community event celebrating culture in Murray Bridge including the Voice of Lele and a citizenship ceremony.

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Sat 22 June
1.00PM — 4.00PM
Fascinating Tea & Coffee Connection

Location:

AWFOSA Community Space,
1 Brown Terrace, Salisbury

* Registration required

Join us to build connections and share success stories over African inspired tea, coffee, head wraps and fascinators.

 

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Sat 22 June
1.00PM — 2.00PM
An Afternoon with Henry Olonga

Location:

Payinthi Eliza Hall, 128 Prospect Road, Prospect

Join Henry Olonga as he shares his courageous journey of risking his life in a political protest against the then-dictator, Robert Mugabe.

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Sun 23 June
4.00PM — 6.00PM
Sport Tournament

Location:

Ferryden Park Reserve,
47 Montrose Street, Ferryden Park

* By invitation

Sport Tournament among the Afghan communities to foster multicultural inclusion, respect and friendship through sport.

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Sun 23 June
3.00PM — 4.00PM
Prayer Services for People of Sudan & South Sudan

Location:

St Luke’s Anglican Church,
35 Whitmore Square, Adelaide

* By invitation

Annual prayers service for peace in Sudan and South Sudan.

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Sun 23 June
2.00PM
Film screening: Laughing in Afghanistan

Location:

Tatiara Civic Centre,
43 Woolshed Street, Bordertown

Join us for a film screening event that transcends borders and bridges cultures, celebrating resilience, diversity, and the power of human connection during Refugee Week.

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Sun 23 June
12.45PM — 1.15PM
Candlelight Vigil

Location:

Adelaide Chin Christian Church,
20 Shillabeer Road, Elizabeth Park

Celebrate the courage and resilience of refugees, and pray for those who lost their lives in Myanmar, Malaysia and India due to conflicts.

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Tue 25 June
10.30AM — 12.30PM
Melting Pot: Cooking Workshop

Location:

Minor Works Community Centre,
22 Stamford Court, Adelaide

Community driven cooking workshop featuring dishes from around the world. Come along and learn as volunteers share their favourite traditional dish.

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Wed 26 June
2.00PM — 4.00PM
Sharing Knowledge

Location:

AMRC Multicultural Centre,
23 Coglin Street, Adelaide

Join us for an information session hosted by Women’s Information Service, who will discuss available services for women from diverse backgrounds. Gain insights on topics including health, legal aid, education, training, driving, and more.

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Thu 27 June
12.00PM — 2.00PM
Legal Education Session for Diverse Communities

Location:

Northern Area MRC, 28 Mary Street, Salisbury

Come and attend a free Legal Education Session and gain insights current legal issues affecting you and your family in Australia.

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Sat 29 June
10.00AM — 8.00PM
The Souk

Location:

Tonsley Innovation District,
6 MAB Eastern Prom, Clovelly Park

Come see our market featuring amazing food, shops, and entertainment for all! A feast for the senses and a place of gathering for friends and family. A very multicultural experience with no passport required!

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Sun 30 June
12.30PM — 2.30PM
Common Ground: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Location:

St Vincent de Paul Crisis Centre,
22-28 Whitmore Square, Adelaide

Sharing food and culture.

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Sun 30 June
10.00AM
Tree Planting and Morning Tea

Location:

Thorndon Park Reserve,
Hamilton Terrace, Athelstone

In memory of Tamils who have lost their lives in Mullivaikal. This is a community participation and contribution to the South Australian environment.

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July 2024
Wed 3 July
12.30PM — 6.00PM
Celebrating English Achievements

Location:

Naracoorte MRC, 64 Smith Street, Naracoorte

Naracoorte MRC and AMEP afternoon class invites current, past and future students to a shared lunch to celebrate English achievements and friendships.

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Thu 4 July
12.30PM
Celebrating English Achievements

Location:

Bordertown MRC, 26 Woolshed Street,
Bordertown

Bordertown MRC class invites current, past and future students to a shared lunch to celebrate English achievements and friendships.

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Sat 6 July
1.00PM - 3.30PM
Celebrating the Resilience and Achievements of Migrant and Refugee Women

Location:

AMRC Multicultural Centre,
23 Coglin Street, Adelaide

An event providing a platform for women to connect, inspire, and support each other on their journeys towards successful settlement.

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Mon 8 July
11.00AM
Launch of the Whyalla MRC Office

Location:

Whyalla MRC
Alex Ramsay Community Hub,
25-27 Ramsay Street, Whyalla Stuart

Reconnecting with the new arrival migrant and refugee communities in Whyalla to provide services supporting the settlement and sustainability of diverse communities in the local area.

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