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Community Welcome Dinner in Eastlakes, Sydney

Community Welcome Dinner in Eastlakes, Sydney

On Friday 2nd of June, a Community Welcome Dinner was hosted at Eastlakes Community Centre in Sydney. 90 people came along to share food and stories. On the day before, eventbrite tickets were all gone and everyone was quite excited about preparing the food they will...

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Fairfield Public School Community Welcome Dinner

Fairfield Public School Community Welcome Dinner

For our last Community Welcome Dinner in March we held a truly fantastic Community Welcome Dinner at Fairlfield Primary School in partnership with St Vincent De Paul Society’s SPARK Program, and Fairfield Public School. The entire group of families, children,...

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Ultimo Community Welcome Dinner

Ultimo Community Welcome Dinner

In late March the Welcome Dinner Project team hosted a fantastic Community Welcome Dinner at the Ultimo Community Center on a cold and windy Thursday evening. Despite the wet weather, over 70 City of Sydney residents were warmly welcomed by our facilitators for a...

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Home Dinners and other activities in Brisbane

Home Dinners and other activities in Brisbane

In the second half of 2016 we held three home Welcome Dinners and attended numerous festivals and workshops to raise awareness about the project. In the process we made some incredible connections: 10 June - Our work with Digital Storytellers began in June at the...

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Farewell Libby

Farewell Libby

2017 brings with it many changes, including the resignation of our wonderful Queensland Welcome Dinner State Coordinator, Libby Blom, who has decided to step back a bit to spend more time with her growing family. Due to Libby's leadership over the past 18 months, we...

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Welcome finds a home in Toowoomba!

Welcome finds a home in Toowoomba!

The Toowoomba chapter of the Welcome Dinner Project hit the ground running with the first home dinner on 19th March 2016. Toowoomba’s WDP Coordinators Emily and Darren worked tirelessly to ensure the inaugural Welcome Dinner was a huge success and a wonderful...

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