On 18 June 2015, the Adelaide Hills Council (AHC) declared itself a Refugee Welcome Zone (RWZ). This is an initiative of the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)and is defined as “a local government area which has made a...
Refugee Welcome Zones
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
Enhancing cultural and religious diversity in the community.
The Refugee Welcome Zone initiative began in June 2002 as part of Refugee Week celebrations.
Featured Refugee Welcome Zones
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