Community Noticeboard

Here in the Illawarra, we’re lucky to be home to a range of events, services and initiatives relevant to refugee communities. When we receive information about these, we include it here, on our community noticeboard. Be sure to check back every now and then for new additions!

Note: If you would like to include something on the community noticeboard, please email describing your organisation or initiative, including contact details/sign-up details and any relevant online links. Please keep your description to under 200 words.


Current Opportunities:


Sydney Children’s Festival – 19 March 2017

The Children’s Festival, promoting cultural diversity and living in harmony, will be held in the City of Sydney for the fourth year on Sunday 19 March 2017 at First Fleet Park, The Rocks, Sydney. Under the motto “Play Together and Live in Harmony”, Children’s Festival is a day for everyone, especially children to get together in a multicultural environment where they enjoy fun together, do things together and share their new experience with each other. More details found on this website. 

IDEATION – 7 April 2017

Multicultural NSW along with ACYP are hosting a one-day free event, IDEATION 2017. The theme for IDEATION 2017 is inclusion. The event will bring together more than 140 young people, aged between 12 and 24 years, from across NSW to participate in designing a campaign to increase inclusion and belonging in NSW. For more information or to register visit this website

Camping Opportunity with Led by Locals – 29th April

After a successful trip last year, Led by Locals are once again offering our SCARF community an opportunity to go camping on the South Coast! All transport & camping equipment provided. Please contact Isaac Jansens if you’re interested. Email:, ph: 0455482938. See this flyer for more details.