Entries by Cathy Harper

Gimme Shelter – Thank you!

Gimme Shelter was held on Friday 23rd June to raise funds for Geelong’s Refugee’s and Asylum Seekers through music and auctions. The event was held at The Workers Club on Malop Street with people listening to some of the regions great musical talent including Sarah Carroll, Riflebirds, Freya Josephine Hollick and Dan Brodie. Items that […]

Lizzy Lizzards visit Diversitat Aged Support

On Friday 9th June, we had some very unique little guests come and visit us at the centre. Lizzy Lizzards arrived early afternoon, creating a fabulous display of lizards (including Blue Tongue’s, Stumpy Tail’s, and Spikey Dragon’s), along with Long Necked Turtles, friendly Diamond Pythons, Green Tree Frogs and a cuddly one year old female […]

Baulkham Hill African Ladies Troupe – Movie Screening

As part of Refugee Week, Diversitat invites you to a screening of “Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe”. The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe follows the story of four charismatic and inspirational African women, now living in Australia, who, with the help of acclaimed theatre director Ros Horin, turned their harrowing stories of survival into a […]

Geelong St Ayles Skiff Community Project

Diversitat communities are excited to be a part of the The Geelong St Ayles Skiff Community Project, major skiff-building initiative here in Geelong, with communities coming together to build the first two of a planned ten St Ayles Skiffs. The first two boats are being built side-by-side at the Deakin Univerversity Waterfron Campus. These two […]

Winner of the CFA Young Volunteer Excellence Awards is ….

Congratulations to Alphonse Mulashe, Winner of the CFA Young Volunteer Excellence Award! Alphonse Mulashe arrived as a refugee in 2010. He has completed Year 11 and as the eldest son cares for and supports his family. Alphonse voluntarily coordinates the Congolese Independence Day and Pako Festa, Victoria’s largest Multicultural Festival. He is a Lions Licola […]

Refugee Week 2017

Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Refugee Week provides a platform where positive images of refugees can be promoted in order to create a culture of welcome throughout the country. The ultimate aim of the celebration is to […]

Gimme Shelter – fundraiser for Geelong’s Asylum-seeker and Refugee families

Featuring: DAN BRODIE, FREYA JOSEPHINE HOLLICK, SARAH CARROLL and RIFLEBIRDS Where:      The Workers Club, Geelong When:       Friday 23 June (Refugee Week), doors from 8 pm Tickets:    $15 (plus booking fee) from spinninghalf.oztix.com.au, $20 on the door Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/126447444571047/ Gimme Shelter, The Workers Club, Spinning Half and Diversitat present Gimme Shelter, a grocery fundraiser for […]