“Language is to empower because it is to communicate” (J Tobin 2016, Darug Language and Culture Class, 30 August). The Darug Language and Culture Class is beneficial for learning the reality about Australian history from an Aboriginal perspective and working in collaboration to share that knowledge with others.
The Rights Talks held by the Australian Human Rights Commission are a chance to discuss human rights issues. As human rights and social justice underlie the work of the community sector, it is important to be aware of current concerns and what position the commission will take in addressing such concerns.
Abstract: “Women are at greater risk of poverty and disadvantage than men … Women have less financial security and remain underrepresented in the workforce …” (NCOSS 2016).The Summit produced solutions to reduce gendered poverty and as a peak body for the sector it is our role to be informed and inspire innovation in this movement
Abstract: The Refugee Camp Tour provides valuable education and incites critical reflection of the current practices of asylum seekers and refugees whilst engaging on an emotional level.
The Refugee Camp in my Neighborhood is an interactive tour of a simulated refugee camp hosted by Auburn and Cumberland Council. The guided tours are conducted by former refugees