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24 Jun

Young multicultural women to ‘Lead the Way’ in the Illawarra

60 young women from multicultural backgrounds will take part in ‘Lead the Way’, a new collaborative youth leadership initiative funded by the Multicultural NSW…

24 Jun

New COVID Rules 23 June

Starting today from Wednesday 23 June today for one week. The main changes are: * You can only have 5 people visit your house and that…

22 Jun

The Latest at SCARF June 2021

Winter has arrived and COVID has crept back a little closer than we would like, so I urge you all to take care of…

21 Jun

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

All members of the Association are advised that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the members of SCARF Incorporated will take place as follows: Time:           …

09 Jun

On the road again: SCARF purchases new car for L2P program thanks to grant funding

SCARF patron and local MP, Sharon Bird presenting SCARF L2P driver mentoring program coordinator with keys to the new car. SCARF’s mission is to…

01 Jun

Rasha joins SCARF as the youth employment assistant and mobiliser

At five years old, Rasha and her family were forced to flee their home in Baghdad. Nearly fifteen years on, Rasha joined ABC Illawarra…

27 May

Art competition winner, Shahira, speaks to ABC Illawarra.

Growing up in Kabul under Taliban rule, Shahira wasn’t allowed an education. Today, with a degree in literature and a Master in Business, Shahira…

24 May

SCARF wins major award at 2021 International Women’s Day ceremony

Photo: Caroline , Rana , Sophie-May celebrating at the IWD awards ceremony 21 May. SCARF Refugee Support has won the major award at the…

07 Apr

New COVID Rules 29 March

As of 29th March, certain COVID restrictions have been lifted. Click the links for further details: English – COVID-19 restrictions to ease but compliance…

06 Apr

Welcome to Boe, Youth Program Assistant and Mobiliser

Advocate and former refugee, Boe Meh spoke to ABC Illawarra about growing up in a refugee camp to her life now as a refugee…

16 Mar

The latest at SCARF March 2021

The latest at SCARF | March 2021 ☀ Important updates from SCARF Last week we celebrated International Women’s Day with the theme “Choose to…

15 Mar

Celebrating the women of SCARF – Boe

Arriving in Australia had its challenges. With no prior education or experience, Boe spent the beginning of her schooling learning English outside of her…

15 Mar

Celebrating the women of SCARF – Caroline

Caroline, Community Support Officer celebrates her 10th year with SCARF. “In 2012, I was new to Wollongong and was looking specifically to volunteer with…

08 Mar

SCARF Brings Diversity and Inclusion into the Workplace for Harmony Week

Harmony Week is an opportunity to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity through inclusiveness, respect, and a sense of belonging for everyone. In it’s 21st year,…

27 Feb

SCARF Welcomes New Staff

We’re excited to introduce the new faces in our SCARF virtual office. Join us in welcoming Emily, Drew, Cherie and Sitara to the staff…

16 Feb

COVID-19 Update Vaccine Rollout

COVID-19 vaccines will be safe and effective, helping to prevent death and serious illness. Now that our first vaccine has been approved, it will…

03 Feb

The latest at SCARF February 2021

The latest at SCARF | March 2021 ☀ It has been a fairly hectic start to 2021 but the new year has brought with…

01 Feb

COVID-19 Update February 2021

This is the latest information about COVID-19 rules in Wollongong. Information in many languages can be found here. How many people can you gather…

16 Nov

SCARF celebrates Road Safety Week with driver mentor recruitment

Learning how to drive and getting a driver license is an exciting rite of passage for many. In a regional area like the Illawarra…

16 Nov

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

12:00 pm WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER 2020 Webex Online Meeting The business of the meeting Welcome, Acknowledgement and Introductions Confirmation of the Agenda Attendance and…