Community Notices

May 2018

MCCSA Community Voices – Autumn Edition 2018

DHS Southern Multicultural Service Providers Network Forum – 1 May 2018 (Oaklands Park)

Guest speaker: Rob Nankivell from Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc. (ARAS).

Women of the World Conversations  – starting 2 May 2018

The WOW is for all women regardless of their background, be they Australian born or came from across the ocean, it aims to connect women, to learn from each other, to participate and contribute, to inspire and be inspired and also to have fun.  The WOW movement has been organised by women for women.

Social Program Grant Writing Training – 2 May 2018 (City)

Acquire the skills and confidence for writing a successful grant application for your organisation. Identify your project, what to do before you start your grant application, define scope, define your project, risk assessment and a budget.

DV-alert Settlement Stream and Multicultural stream training sessions – May & June 2018 (Mount Gambier & Renmark)

The Australian Migrant Resource Centre (AMRC) has a partnership with Lifeline Australia to deliver a series of Settlement Stream and Multicultural stream DV-alert training sessions, as part of the national Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022. DV-alert Settlement Stream and Multicultural stream training sessions are being held in Mount Gambier, Adelaide and Renmark in May and June 2018. For more information please contact Cynthia Caird on 8217 9539 or email cynthia@amrc.org.au

East and North Eastern Multicultural Forum – 8 May 2018 (Modbury)

Northern Multicultural Service Providers Forum – 10 May 2018

Guest speaker: Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc. (ARAS).

Afghan Cameleers in Australia 1860-1920 – 15 May 2018 (Kilburn)

You are invited to view this acclaimed one hour documentary by Fahim Hashimy. It explores the historic relationship between the desert and Afghan immigrants in Aboriginal Australia.

**REMINDER**  Western Adelaide Multicultural Forum – 24 May 2018 (Kilkenny)

Guest speaker: Karen Field, Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc. (ARAS).

June 2018

Refugee Week: Multicultural Youth Concert – 23 June 2018 (Elizabeth)

During refugee week there will be A BIG Multicultural Youth Concert. Performers and dancers from various cultural backgrounds African (such as Burundian, Sudanese, Zimbabwean), Middle-East ( such as  Bhutanese, Nepali), and Australian (such as Aboriginal Culture) will perform at Northern Sound System, Elizabeth.  This is a FREE event and includes dinner and children’s activities.

— Resources —

Homework Clubs (Various locations)

ARA (Australian Refugee Association) Muslim Cross Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity Information

— OLDER —

Intercultural Women’s Friendship Group (North)

The purpose of the group is to empower women through exploring different cultures, sharing hobbies and talents, and building general knowledge skills. Attendance is by gold coin donation.

 

DHS Southern Multicultural Service Providers Network Forum – 6  March 2018 (Oaklands Park)

Guest speaker: Teresa Von Wasserling, from the Working Women’s Centre SA Inc.  Please refer to the attached agenda for full details.

DHS Northern Multicultural Service Providers Network Forum  – 8 March 2018 (Salisbury)

Guest speaker: Sonya Carmody from the Working Women’s Centre SA Inc. Please refer to the attached agenda for full details.

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2018 (Hillcrest)

Shelter SA: Housing Matters – Election Ask 3: Refugees and Asylum Seekers 

A Taste of Harmony – 19 to 29 March 2018

A Taste of Harmony encourages community groups and workplace teams to select a day over a two-week period in March to get together, bring a dish that represents their cultural heritage, and share stories about their own history.  It’s a great way to learn more about your community while acknowledging and celebrating the many cultures we have in Australia.

A Taste of Harmony would love to see lots of Community and Neighbourhood Centres registering this year. There are loads of great free resources on their website. You can invite people, manage RSVP’S, find ideas for your event and promotion tools to let people know it’s happening. Here are some quick links

Remember to register your event here.

West Torrens Council: Harmony Day Event – 19 March 2018 (Hilton)

Migrant, Refugee and New Arrivals Community Expo – 22 March 2018 (North Adelaide)

Stall holders will be available to provide information and talk about migrant, refugee and new arrival healthcare and social care provision for children, youth, women and families.

WCH: Pop-Up Expo – 22 March 2018

A pop-up expo is being held at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital regarding multicultural services operating in SA for neonates, babies, children, young people and women. Hospital staff will visit the community pop up stall to learn about referral points, educate themselves and their teams of the multicultural landscape within South Australia and meet community leaders. To register for the expo or to find out more, contact Allan Ball by email.

Invitation to the launch of the ‘WoW’ (Women of the World) Event – 23 March 2018 (Welland)

An evening of celebration to mark International Women’s Day. This event, exclusively for women, is a great reason to get dressed up and have fun with other women from around the world.

This event has been organised by a group of passionate women from CALD, Aboriginal and mainstream background and supported by Relationships Australia SA to celebrate the contribution of ordinary women doing extraordinary things in their day to day life. This event is only for women.

Connecting People: Suicide Awareness Training with SA Health – 28 March 2018 (City)

Come and learn about Suicide Awareness, learn about mental health and what you can do to help your Community and its members. To be eligible for this training you need to be a part of a Multicultural Community Group.

Event Grant Writing Training – 11 April 2018 (City)

Acquire the skills and confidence for writing a successful grant application for your organisation. Identify your project, what to do before you start your grant application, define scope, define your project, risk assessment and a budget.

Connecting People: Self Harm Awareness Training with SA Health – 25 April 2018

Come and learn about Self Harm Awareness, learn about mental health and what you can do to help your Community and its members. To be eligible for this training you need to be a part of a Multicultural Community Group.