The latest at SCARF – November 2021

The latest at SCARF | November 2021 ☀ We are at the end of our first month as a merged entity with MCCI Ltd and it has been such a productive and positive experience. The genuine warmth and enthusiasm with which we have been welcomed by the MCCI team has really...

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More opportunities for cultural capacity training

Sophie-May and Zeljka

SCARF and MCCI have pooled their expertise to provide a greater variety of cultural training programs aimed at increasing cultural understanding in education institutions, the aged care sector and businesses in NSW and ACT. “Working together enables us to combine the best of two organisations, build on years of experience...

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Digital Device Drive: 100 devices donated

SCARF has just reached a milestone in our Digital Device Drive initiative. Last week, the program coordinator, Sophie-May, delivered the 100th device to a local family since the pandemic began in early 2020. “This has been such a meaningful activity to be involved in – each of the families I...

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New COVID rules 13 September

COVID update

From Monday 13 September, there will be some changes to rules for people across NSW who have had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. For those who live in the Wollongong and Shellharbour LGAs: A group of five people may gather in a PUBLIC PLACE  People 16 and older must be fully...

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The latest at SCARF – August 2021

SCARF MCCI meeting

Hi all, The past 12-18 months have brought with them health, wellbeing and financial challenges that have been felt across the country and the world. We consider ourselves to be somewhat lucky during lockdown in our homes in relative security as the COVID delta variant continues to spread.   With the opening...

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New COVID rules 23 August

COVID update

From Monday 23 August, the following new rule starts for Greater Sydney and Wollongong: You must wear a mask  when outside your home, except when exercising 😷  Remember to always take a mask with you when you go out for exercise – in case you cannot stay away from other...

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New COVID rules 16 August

COVID update

You must stay at home unless you have a good reason to leave You cannot have visitors to your home from outside your household, including family and friends If you must leave home, stay within your local government area (LGA) or if you need to go outside your LGA you...

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Donate to the SCARF Digital Device Drive

Tech Savvy workshop

The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it many changes to the way SCARF operated and how communities connected. The requirement to put into place physical distancing measures meant that, very quickly, there was an emphasis placed on communicating, learning and connecting online. In 2020 we saw a need in the community...

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Recent arrivals to benefit from #GreaterIllawarra funding

People making a new life in the Illawarra after escaping persecution in their countries of origin face many challenges as they try to settle into an unfamiliar place where they don’t know anyone and English is not their first language. That’s why the #GreaterIllawarra Community Funding Program is delighted that...

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