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Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood - Interactive Tour

Event Details

Date:

11 August 2021 9:30am – 12:00pm

Region:

Penrith

Audience:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Allied Health Professionals

Cost:

$35.

Venue:

Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University, Parramatta Campus

Address:

Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University, Parramatta Campus, Cnr James Ruse Drive & Victoria Rd. Rydalmere, NSW 2116

Overview

Health Professionals are invited to take a health specific professional development tour of a simulated refugee experience. Throughout this impactful and experiential tour, you’ll experience the journey of a refugee and gain a better understanding of the challenges they face as they are looking for safety and arriving in Australia.

Tours are delivered by guides from a range of refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds and staff from NSW Refugee Health Service.

The tour will help you to:

  • Understand how the refugee experience can impact well-being.
  • Develop your understanding of risk factors for this group.
  • Improve your ability to engage effectively with people from refugee backgrounds.

Important information

  • Tours commence run between 9.30am and 2.30pm and depart every 30 minutes. 
  • Tours take up to 2.5 hours.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before start time and allow for travel and registration processes.
  • Travel by public transport is recommended.
  • Vehicle parking on campus is limited and requires payment.
For further informatin visit https://refugeecampauburn.com.au/

Payment Instructions:

Please book your tickets by clicking the link below and selecting your preferred time. 

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