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Refugee Week 2013

Welcome to our e-campaign for Refugee Week 2013! This time last year we ran our first Refugee Week online campaign through Facebook and email and we were greatly encouraged that so many of you shared our Refugee Week pictures. That is exactly why we run this campaign. We want to make a positive noise and show our support for our friends and neighbours from a refugee background. To share this year’s picture on Facebook, please use the option at

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ARA Oration 2013

  Celebrate Refugee Week 2013 with the Australian Refugee Association featuring Jon Jureidini, who will explore the topic "To be a decent citizen".   What responsibility do citizens have towards those with whom they have no personal relationship? Does that responsibility vary according to the individual's status, authority or wealth? To what extent do we have the right to put personal interest above the interests of others? Be challenged

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ARA TAX APPEAL 2013

Please donate now and help us find jobs for Tizane and many others. Click here to find out more. Can you help Tizane get a job so he can look after his young family? Tizane, his wife and young son are in Australia without any other support and very little money. Tizane is desperately searching for work so he can support his family. In fact, along with Tizane, there are 53 more of our refugee friends who need jobs by the 30th of June. Each person

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Rejuvenate Op Shop + ARA Furniture

ARA REJUVENATE ARA Rejuvenate is an Op Shop selling a range of items, including second-hand, vintage and multicultural clothing, bric-a-brac and furniture. You’ll be sure to pick up a great gift or bargain! Proceeds go to projects and services of ARA (Australian Refugee Association) supporting people from refugee backgrounds, asylum seekers and migrants in need. for more information visit the Rejuvenate services page: www.australianrefugee.org/services/rejuvenate-op-shop

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