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Special General Meeting

Notice of Special General Meeting to be held at the Australian Refugee Association Head Office Board Room 304 Henley Beach Road, Underdale Commencing at 6.00pm 21 October 2015 Business: Motion to adopt the revised constitution as approved by the Board on 02 September 2015. A proxy form and a copy of the proposed revised document is available for review below.          Alternatively you may request a copy of either

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Amble For ARA 2015

Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run Sunday 20th September 2015 This is your chance to get active with ‘Amble for ARA’ and help raise funds to support tomorrow’s Australians today. ARA’s mission is to support people from refugee backgrounds become settled and participating citizens of Australia. ARA believes in the capacity and desire of former refugees to be productive citizens through contributing to social, cultural and economic life in Australia.

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Qasem’s Story

Qasem is a resilient young man who was forced to flee Afghanistan as a child and seek refuge along with his family. Prior to this, his father spoke about his hope for one of his children to become a pilot, but as the family was forced to escape the Taliban by crossing into Pakistan, this dream seemed unlikely to be realised.However, Qasem remained determined and has pursued his dreams in the face of adversity.Qasem lost both of his parents when he

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ARA Youth Ambassador receives Australia Day honour

The Australian Refugee Association is delighted to announce that our Youth Ambassador Rachel Nyiramugisha was recognised with an Award for Excellence in Languages and Culture on Australia Day. Provided by the Multicultural Education Committee on behalf of the Minister for Education and Child Development, the Award was given to a young person who advocates for a multicultural Australia, has a high degree of competence in more than one language and

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