Refugee Week

Background The Refugee Council of Australia explains that: "The first Refugee Week events were organised in Sydney in 1986 by Austcare. In 1987, Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) became a co-organiser of the week, which became a national event from 1988. RCOA took on responsibility for the national coordination of Refugee Week from 2004. Major-General… Read More »Refugee Week

Coming of the Light Festival

The Coming of the Light is a holiday celebrated by Torres Strait Islanders on 1 July each year. It recognises the adoption of Christianity through island communities during the late nineteenth century. Find out more here.

NAIDOC Week

Here is an important announcement from the National NAIDOC Committee: The National NAIDOC Committee has decided to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020 (5 July - 12 July) in the interest of safety for our communities. This decision was not taken lightly.We have taken on-board the advice from the Federal Government, health experts, our key partners and… Read More »NAIDOC Week