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Cumberland Council

Cumberland Council, together with community groups and service providers, undertake a number of initiatives that welcome, support and celebrate refugees in the local community. This includes the delivery of the award...

Penrith City Council

AREA PROFILE Just 55km west of Sydney’s CBD and covering 404km², Penrith City sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains and alongside the Nepean River. Penrith is home to over 200,000 people. We are a dynamic and growing...

City of Marion

  The City of Marion is located 10 km south of Adelaide in South Australia. It has a population of approximately 88,618 people and is showing healthy growth. This is due in part to overseas migration which welcomes...

How to become a Refugee Welcome Zone

Most Refugee Welcome Zones have been declared after an initial proposal by a community or church-based organisation that is subsequently supported by an approach from RCOA. If you would like your local Council or Shire...

What is a Refugee Welcome Zone?

A Refugee Welcome Zone is a Local Government Area which has made a commitment in spirit to welcoming refugees into the community, upholding the human rights of refugees, demonstrating compassion for refugees and...

City of Greater Bendigo

The City of Greater Bendigo is located in the geographical heart of Victoria. The City is recognised by UNICEF and /UNESCO as a Child Friendly City . It has a growing population of more than 110,000, with 15% born...

Brimbank City Council

The City of Brimbank is located in the western and north-western suburbs of Melbourne, between 11 and 23 kilometres west and north-west of the Melbourne GPO. Brimbank is home to about 194,319 residents, more than 50% of...

Brisbane City Council

Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, is located on the east coast of Australia. It is a bustling, modern and culturally diverse city. The Brisbane Local Government Area has a larger population than any other local...

Coffs Harbour City Council

Coffs Harbour is located on the Mid North Coast of NSW approximately half way between Sydney and Brisbane. The region incorporates both townships and rural localities and has a population of around 75,000. Since 2005...