Refugee Week 2024 announced

June 3, 2024

Refugee Week 2024 will be held from Sunday 16 to Saturday 22 June with the theme 'Finding Freedom: Family'.

The week is an initiative from the Refugee Council of Australia - the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them.

Its vision is for the voices of refugees to be heard, the rights of refugees to be respected, the humanity of refugees valued and the contribution and leadership of refugees celebrated.

In City of Melbourne there are currently 54 people recorded as living in the municipality for humanitarian reasons.

How to take part

In South Yarra, you can book a ticket to see Watandar, My Countryman at the Shrine of Remembrance on 17 and 18 June.

Have a look at what else is going on around Melbourne to celebrate.

Refugee Week poster