Leeton’s Afghani community feature in ABC’s ‘Back Roads’.

The Riverina town of Leeton, NSW, champions the cause for welcoming and supporting multi-cultural migrants and refugees into the community. Both the Mayor and local Multicultural Officer are united to find ways to help people fit in, especially as they wait for long periods for their family members to join them from abroad.

Refugee Week, 2022

We had over 60 Afghan community members attend the event on Sunday at the CWA Hall in Griffith. Seven families attended and most of the group were ‘unaccompanied’ males (men still waiting for permission for their families to be granted visas to come to Australia).

Do it for Dolly Day

News May 2022 Do it for Dolly Day Centacare was a sea of blue today as we rallied behind Do it for Dolly Day. . It is important for us to raise awareness about the serious issues of bullying and its devastating effects. We want our communities to know that we are here to support victims and their families that ...

“Sending nudes” Sexting

News April 2022 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexting means using a phone or the internet to take, ask for, receive, send, or share intimate photos or videos, including where someone is naked, partly naked, posing sexually, or doing a sexual act (Youth Law Australia). Teens tend to use other words like ‘nudes’ and ‘dick pics’. Sending Nudes or ...

Afghan Women’s Wellbeing Day

Centacare attended an Afghan Women’s Wellbeing Day in Griffith NSW. It was a lovely afternoon of delicious food and making paper cranes

Family Man

How important is the role of fathers in their children’s lives?
This is only scratching the surface of the important role that father’s play. And, of course while mother’s and fathers are different, one is not better than the other