February 24, 2020

Horn of Africa

Celebrate 30 years of African refugee settlement in this taste-fest of Ethiopian, Eritrean, Somali and South Sudanese cultures.
February 21, 2020

Men’s Backgammon Group

Our men’s backgammon group has had a great start, with 10 keen players attending.
February 20, 2020

Unveiling ARA’s 45th Anniversary Logo

2020 marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the Australian Refugee Association, formally known as the Indo China Refugee Association – one of the earliest refugee support agencies in Australia.
February 6, 2020

Become an ARA Youth Ambassador!

February 4, 2020

ARA Youth Programs

School’s back and so are our popular youth programs: Homework Club, ARA Hang Out and Art at ARA. Come along and join us!
January 23, 2020

Young Women’s Leadership Camp

The annual Young Women’s Leadership Camp was held in mid January, with 15 participants from various cultural backgrounds (Afghan, Burmese, Bhutanese, Congolese, Venezuelan – to name a few).
January 20, 2020

Syrian Women’s Group

Exploring the health benefits of Art Therapy.
January 16, 2020

Bhutanese Health & Wellbeing Day

With traditional food, dance showcases and musical performances, ARA’s Bhutanese Health and Wellbeing Day in early January was a great success. Around 60 people came together at the Twelve25 Youth Centre, with a sign language interpreter available.
December 18, 2019

The excitement of buying a new home in Australia

For two refugee families who arrived in Australia in 2016, the opportunity to buy a new home is a source of both excitement and gratitude.