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A Canberra Tale of Selfish Acts and Generous Hearts.

In just a few short days one of our CRS asylum seeker families has experienced both the worst and the ...
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CRS stands by our Afghan community

The situation we are seeing in Afghanistan is extremely distressing. CRS is supporting refugee families from Afghanistan who are of ...
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Refugee Council of Australia Media Release

Over 300 organisations, businesses, and community groups call on all Parliamentarians to respond to the crisis in Afghanistan Over 300 ...
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COVID19 Lockdown Relief

Emergency Food Relief - If you are unable to feed your family or yourself during the 7-day lockdown in the ...
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The Deng Family Portrait

Highly Commended There is a something special about a family portrait. Everyone is brushed and polished for the day. The ...
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Nuria Carolina CASTILLO CRS Scholarship recipient

2021 Geoff McPherson Scholarship Program

CRS was delighted to be able to run the Geoff McPherson Scholarship Program again this year, after Covid caused the ...
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Sameer & Moya

Links in a Web of Kindness – Sameer’s Story

“Our relationships with Sameer, Inas and their children have enhanced our lives” In many ways Sameer, his wife Inas and ...
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Canberra Refugee Support Signs Up To Southern Cross Club Community Rewards Program

Canberra Refugee Support has been included in the Canberra Southern Cross Club Community Rewards Program for 2021-22. If you are ...
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Selvam's Dosa's Food Truck Story

From Sri Lankan video journalist to Canberra food truck operator

On Saturday Breakfast with Adrienne Francis Tamil refugee Selvakumar Perumal runs a popular South Indian food truck in Canberra's north ...
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On the Frontlines: Canberra’s Covid-19 Essential Workforce

Canberra community members from refugee backgrounds speak about their experiences as essential workers during the lockdown and the public health ...
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