Refugee Week commences from 17th June 2018 – 23rd June 2018.
This year, the Refugee Week theme is #WithRefugees. This is significant to us as an organisation as, we are a grassroots organisation. Our history has been based on assisting our local area of Fairfield. In 1978, Ulla Bartels, a volunteer with the Fairfield Neighbourhood Centre, started running English classes for refugees from Indo-China. Soon the needs of the community surpassed her capacity and assistance was received from the Carramar Activity Group. Later, a group of volunteers formed a management committee and developed a constitution so they could apply for government funds. The group called itself the South-East Asian Community Assistance Centre (SEACA). Read more on Our History