Strong voice for kidsNovember 14, 2018
November Council passed a motion condemning the Morrison Government for refusing to immediately bring refugees and asylum seekers to Australia to access urgently needed medical attention and other services.
Grant to look at helping refugee studentsNovember 10, 2018
A Sydney principal aiming to produce best-practice policies to improve the emotional, social and learning needs of refugee students has been awarded Federation’s 2019 Eric Pearson Study Grant.
Wear ‘Blue for Nauru' on Tuesday 13 NovemberNovember 07, 2018
Federation is asking all members and school communities to help put pressure on the Morrison Government for all children to be removed from Nauru, by participating in the #BlueForNauru day on Tuesday, 13 November.
Help get the kids off NauruOctober 24, 2018
Federation members are encouraged to participate in community campaign activities in the next week to advance an end to the indefinite mandatory detention of asylum seekers (and in particular children).
Cards of kindnessAugust 16, 2018
Federation was proud to deliver $1400 worth of Opal and gift cards to the Asylum Seekers Centre in Newtown on behalf of members across NSW who collected them following a request from the union.
Language learning fundamental to social cohesion, Annual Conference hearsJuly 13, 2018
Improvements need to be made to language education provision in NSW public schools, Federation’s Multicultural Officer/Organiser Amber Flohm said at Annual Conference earlier this week.
Wear red on 20 June to support Refugee Week actionJune 07, 2018
Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to raise awareness about issues affecting refugees and to celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society.
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Harmony DayMarch 21, 2018
The 21st March takes its rise from the Sharpeville massacre that took place during Apartheid South Africa which occurred on this date in 1960. This saw a military response to a civil rights movement and since that date has been acknowledged as the day that freedom from racial discrimination is maintained as a human right.