On Tuesday July 27, 2021 The Edmund Rice Centre (ERC) launched its new research report Refugee Employment Experience: Struggles, Strategies and Solutions via a virtual event. More than 100 people from diverse backgrounds attended the launch, including representatives of government departments, local councils, businesses, academics, community organisations, refugee community representatives, community and religious leaders, community development practitioners and refugee rights advocates.Read more
On the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ encyclical, Pacific Calling Partnership and Edmund Rice Centre held a special Zoom webinar on the climate emergency in the Pacific and how Australians should respond.
The conversation with Bishop Vincent Long (Bishop of Parramatta) and His Excellency Anote Tong (former President of Kiribati) was facilitated by Jan Barnett rsj.
Settlement Cities: A Place-based Look at Humanitarian Settlement in Australia
New joint study to explore the achievements of refugee settlement across Australian major cities
CULTURAL diversity is central to the Australian national identity but little research has been done to explore trends across the largest destination areas for refugees who have settled in Australia.
Now, a joint project, Settlement Cities: A Place-based Look at Humanitarian Settlement in Australia, initiated by the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education aims to undertake the first in-depth look at refugee settlement through the lens of Australia’s major settlement cities.Read more