August 6, 2020

COVID19 Health Alert – With Translations

Earlier this week, ARA urgently distributed translated audio warnings to our clients about the new COVID19 cases in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. These audio files are available to download in Arabic, Dari, Hakha Chin, Nepali and Swahili
June 16, 2020

ARA face-to-face services are returning

ARA face-to-face services are returning The Australian Refugee Association has resumed some face-to-face aspects of its programs and services, in line with the easing of COVID19 […]
May 25, 2020
Help Jonas

Help ARA’s Emergency Support Service get Jonas to safety

Jonas fled to Australia fearing for his life, with just the clothes on his back. Now his life is in peril once more. He is homeless, sleeping in his car. He is alone, unwell and in grave danger.
August 12, 2020

Homework Clubs and Hangouts have returned to face-to-face for Term 3

ARA Homework Clubs and Hangout/mentoring programs are back operating face-to-face.   Homework Clubs operate in Salisbury (Mondays), West Croydon and Park Holme (Tuesdays) and Hilton (Thursdays). […]
August 3, 2020

Riding into a new beginning: ARA Bike Workshops are helping clients to thrive

Arriving in a new country to start a new life is full of challenges and changes, like obtaining employment, starting school, studying a new language, learning a new currency and working out local transport options.
July 9, 2020

Bike Workshop

Learn bike safety and confidence in our new Bike Workshop, July 17 in Salisbury. Numbers are limited - register now!. Supported by the wonderful volunteers at the Adelaide Community Bicycle Workshop, and the Australian Government Department for Social Services.
July 9, 2020

Sweets, tea and citizenship

As I enter Mariam’s house, I’m greeted with the familiar smell of baked goods cooking in the kitchen, mixed with the fresh scent of a house just cleaned, as she steers me into our usual meeting place, her front lounge room - where the sun shines through large open windows that look out onto the shopping centre across the road.