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PRESS RELEASE: Appointment of new Chair

Appointment of new Chair


Thursday, 11th February 2016


Appointment of the new Board Chair – ChangeMakers Refugee Forum

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

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

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.