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Migrant Information Day is an annual event that celebrates the cultural diversity of the St George area and provides important information about government and non-government services to newly arrived migrants in the region.

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After 30 excellent years of serving CALD frail older people in the St George region, we are happy to introduce our 4th bus which arrived today. We provide both centre based programs and outings and ensure that our program meets cultural, linguistic and spiritual needs or our clients.  Currently, we service approximately 400 CALD client per week – Arabic, Muslim Women’s Group, Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Spanish, German and Egyptian.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new system for delivering support to people with disability aged birth to 64 years old.

The scheme has been in trial for the past few years and will be fully implemented in the Sydney Inner West and South East areas in July 2017.

In this introductory workshop you will:

– Learn the basic about the NDIS;

– Understand the eligibility entry;

– Learn how the NDIS works.

Childcare not available on this occasion.

Please do not bring your child/children.

Please note that this workshop is offered several times during 2017.

Dates for 2017:

Saturday 4th February: Session facilitated in ENGLISH

Saturday 11th February: Session facilitated in MANDARIN

Tuesday 7th March: Session facilitated in ENGLISH

Tuesday 4th April: Session facilitated in ENGLISH

Saturday 6th May: Session facilitated in ARABIC

To register: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ndis-the-basics-an-introductory-session-registration-30284275082

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Members of ADS youth club and their parents and grandparents participated on a project called ‘Windows on St George’, which is a partnership project with Shopfront Theatre.
There will be an exhibition taking place in the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia on 21, 22, 23 October, featuring performances, films, craft building and visual art created by ADS youth club and other young participants. Please do join us !
Windows on St George – How do you connect to the world around you? 200 young people from the St George region become explorers of their area through film, photography and visual art. Discover their stories of memory, diversity and place.

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The event brings the community together and welcomes newly arrived migrants by providing useful information to assist with their settlement in Australia, as well as showcasing the rich diversity of the community through cultural performances. There will also be a special cultural stall featuring sale of cultural items with free henna art under ADS’s Cultural Hub, a social enterprise initiative to support migrants and refugees to be financially sustainable.