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Inner West locals & new communities come together to celebrate Refugee Week

The Community Refugee Welcome Centre in Callan Park, Lilyfield, will celebrate World Refugee Day on Sunday, June 19, through its family-friendly event Spirit Of Welcome. Marking Refugee Week 2022, Spirit Of Welcome is a full-day public program of activities led by newly arrived artists. The day will feature live music, dance, film screenings, creative workshops, arts and […]

AKONI – Local Film Premiere To Celebrate World Refugee Week

Over 100 million people are currently displaced worldwide due to conflict. The small award-winning Aussie independent film, Akoni, tells the story of one of these people - a homeless Nigerian refugee who struggles to find a path to happiness in Australia. After a tragedy occurs in his war-ridden country Akoni is left destitute and homeless […]

The Art Of Peace

War devastates absolutely. It leaves carnage and rubble amongst which lie shattered remnants of dignity and identity. Citizens become refugees, defined by what war has done to them and forgotten for who they really are. They escape with the meagre things they can carry - clothing, mementos. It is only when they reassemble in another […]