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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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Southern Cross Community rewards

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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Covid on the front line - Film by Companion House

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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Media Release – Refugee Scholarships continue despite COVID

Tenzin Khenrab is one of 49 refugees and asylum-seekers in the Canberra region to receive a 2021 scholarship from Canberra ...
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Geoff McPherson Scholarships 2021: update

Following the postponement of the 2020 Geoff McPherson Scholarship Program due to COVID, CRS is again running the Scholarship Program ...
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Help reunite this refugee family

In 2019 thanks to the love and generosity of the Australian community a significant sum of money was raised to ...
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Variety and Tuggeranong Football Club

Variety Every Chance to Play Grant

Kuir, Jok and David enjoying soccer through the generosity of the Variety Every Chance to Play grant and Tuggeranong United ...
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Cate with Nan who is sitting-far-right-Sa-Taung-second-right-Lwi-middle-Eim-Bloy-left-sitting-on-the-front-doorstep taken by Ginger

Summer Love: Cate, Nan and Chan and family

Summer Love: Cate, Nan and Chan and family By Ginger Gorman Her Canberra Ten years ago, Cate, 56, did something ...
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