Upcoming Events

Sunday, 2nd December    BAYSIDE SINGERS CONCERT

at the  Ormond Uniting Church. It will be a Christmas Concert by the Bayside Singers.  with a Christmas/Hanukkah/Summer Holiday theme e.g. Christmas cakes, Christmas tree ornaments, Sufganiyot (Jewish jam doughnuts), table decorations etc.  

This is a event, not to be missed !!!

Ormond Uniting Church, 264 Booran Road, Ormond

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Monthly Meeting

Thursday, 5th July at 7.30 PM ,at Hampton Uniting Church Meeting Room, 17 Service St, Hampton.

John and Lizzie Swatland, who are making a documentary called ‘Scattered People’ about the  place of music in the lives of refugees will be at the meeting. They will tell us about their project. Greg Jones will also be there with copies for sale of a CD of music from last year’s ‘Journeys Through Song’ fundraising concert. 

Visitors Welcome



Sat/Sun 7-8 July   The recently formed Australian Refugee Advocacy Network (A.R.A.N.) will be holding its second annual conference. This year it will be in Melbourne. A very interesting program has been planned. Please see the Conference Program. (You may see yourself or a friend in the photo that is being used to advertise the conference showing our members holding up a sign at the Palm Sunday rally.) 

Julian Burnside will give a presentation. It will be a great opportunity to meet other refugee activists from other parts of Australia, 

Judy and I will be contributing at one of the workshops with participants on ‘Building your group or network.’ 

Cost of Conference $75, $40 Concession, (includes 2 lunches + tea and coffee.)  There is an optional dinner on the Saturday night provided by the Tamilfeast chefs at a Melbourne rooftop venue. Cost of dinner: $35



Friday, 29 July at 6.45  DO YOU LOVE ABBA?

If either you or someone you know loves Abba, the Hobson’s Bay Refugee Network Film Fundraiser  at the iconic Sun Theatre may be a great way of spending a Friday night while helping refugees. Hobsons Bay Refugee Network-crimson (1)1