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Refugee Week 2020

by Simon Black on 2020-06-15T10:10:00+10:00 in Sustainability [ACCP], Wellbeing, Global Studies, Civics & Citizenship, History | Comments

What are the aims of Refugee Week?
  • To help people understand the many challenges refugees face in coming to Australia.
  • To educate the Australian public about who refugees are and why they have come to Australia.
  • To celebrate the contribution refugees make to our community.
  • To focus on how the community can provide a safe and welcoming environment for refugees.
  • For community groups and individuals to do something positive for refugees and people seeking asylum who are displaced within Australian and
    around the world.
Click below to find out more about Refugee Week:


Najeeba's story:

Source: UNHCR Canberra. (Producer). (2016). Najeeba [Online video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmHQYV127QA

What does it mean to be a refugee?

Source: Berti, B; Borgman, E. (Producer). (2016). What does it mean to be a refugee? [Online video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25bwiSikRsI

Refugee Rights:

Source: UNHCR Teaching about Refugees. (Producer). (2017). Refugee Rights. [Online video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpOEaBwFuj0


Further reading in the Kerferd Library:
My name is not refugee by Kate Milner
  • Kerferd Library catalogue
Call Number: M
ISBN: 9781911370062
Publication Date: 2017

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