$10,000 Community Grant

We are thrilled to announce that we have been named as one of the 200 Westpac Foundation Community Grant recipients for 2018. This will provide support for our ‘Recipes for Belonging’ Social Inclusion program, which creates opportunities for SCARF volunteers and refugee entrants to exchange knowledge and cultural traditions, support each...

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August Newsletter

scarf august newsletter 2018

Every month we deliver a newsletter filled with stories, updates and past and future events to your inbox!   We spent this month supporting a bunch of community activities including playing games and chatting in our ‘Coffee Community Connections’ afternoon teas, reviewing important documents to assist community members with administrative...

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Two Welcomes and One Farewell

WELCOME! Ian Jarman has joined us in the role of part-time Operations Manager focusing on operational business planning and development of policies/procedures/systems to strengthen SCARF services. Ian has extensive experience developing and managing operations in non-profit, community development, education and training sectors. Working with the Australian Water Association, Ian managed all...

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Reflections from the beginning

SCARF community assistance refugee families harmony day

Sharyn & Kel Mackenzie participating in the Harmony Day celebrations at SCARF on March 21, 2018.   The beautiful community asset, known simply as SCARF, celebrated its 13th Birthday in March and the team at SCARF asked us to reflect on how it all began.  SCARF began as a simple...

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Introducing ‘The More You Know’: A Collaborative Project Featuring Individuals in the SCARF Community

'The More You Know' project with SCARF and Bear Hunt Photography

To mark International Women’s Day, we launched an important storytelling project that we’ve been working on with Bear Hunt Photography and individuals in the SCARF Community called ‘The More You Know’. ‘The More You Know’ is a series of photo essays giving a platform to people from refugee backgrounds to share stories and anecdotes that...

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