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NEWS: Family reunification information

For people who want to advocate for family members to become part of quota, or who need information regarding family members, here is the contact information for UNHCR offices in Canberra:

Call: +61 2 6260 3411
Email: aulca@unhcr.org

Or write to:
3 Lyons Place
Lyons, ACT, 2606
Australia

ChangeMakers concerned about Immigration changes

ChangeMakers concerned about immigration changes

ChangeMakers highlighted concerns about immigration changes that reduce family reunification options for people who arrive in a group of more than thirty claiming asylum. To read our submission on these changes click here and watch a short youtube clip click here

Internship opportunity at ChangeMakers

Internship for youth available!

Are you a motivated, committed refugee-background youth?

Do you want to gain work experience?

Are you interested in running workshops with youth, parents and families on how to deal with bullying in schools?

National Refugee Resettlement Strategy

National Refugee Resettlement Strategy

Over 80 community members from 10 different communities identified the issues, challenges and barriers that need to be addressed in order for the five Refugee Resettlement Strategy outcomes to be achieved.  The Strategy is being developed by the Department of Labour, and ChangeMakers organised the forums to ensure communities have input into the proposed strategy.

Earthquake information

Earthquake Information: We have been supporting people who are re-locating to Wellington. 

We have provided support and information to a number of families and are updating community leaders on where earthquake evacuees can access services.  

The latest information is shown below.

 The Wellington City Council has set up a Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Centre at its offices, 101 Wakefield Street, Wellington.

Barriers to good health

Barriers to Good Health

ChangeMakers has recently produced a report on the barriers facing people from a refugee background communities in achieving and maintaining good health.

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum Vacancy: Research Advocate

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum Vacancy: Research Advocate
We are looking for a new Research Advocate. Click on 'Full Article' for more info.

- 15-20 hours per week ($20-$22 per hour)
- Based in Wellington city.
- One year contract, January 2011

ChangeMakers Refugee Forum has a vacancy for a researcher who will work alongside the research coordinator to contribute to refugee-focused research and support community-based research projects.

ChangeMakers Forum

ChangeMakers Forum
Wednesday 12 May, 5.30pm-7.00pm

Level 1, Multicultural Services Centre (MSC)
39 Webb St, Wellington

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