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African Australian Advocacy Centre’s Student Work Placement Project Celebrates Success and Bids Farewell to Leanne McLean 

For the past four years, the African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC) has been spearheading a dynamic student work placement initiative designed to prepare university students for the practical demands of the workforce as they approach the culmination of their academic endeavors.  Throughout this duration, the project has played a pivotal role in extending essential assistance […]

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

75th Anniversary of Human Rights Day

As today unfolds, we stand on the threshold of a significant milestone in the realm of human rights. It is with great reverence that we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a monumental document that articulates the inalienable rights and dignity of every individual across the globe. On this auspicious […]

From Recommendations to Action: Local Responses to the UN-WGEPAD Preliminary Report

Event: Local Responses to the UN-WGEPAD Preliminary Report

This event will bring together key experts from academia, community organisations, and local government services who are working with African diaspora communities in Greater Western Sydney (GWS) to critically consider what the report means for local community action. In December 2022, the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (WGEPAD) made a historic visit […]

WGEPAD Australia End of Mission Statement

United Nations Working Group of Experts on Persons of African Descent Presentation

African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC ) welcomes the preliminary recommendations made by the WGEPAD during its recent visit to Australia . As the findings indicate, there is much work to be done to address the many human rights issues facing African Australians. AAAC remains committed to pursuing these rights through its advocacy, policy and research […]

AAAC Annual Report 2020 – 2021

As the outgoing chairperson, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this year’s Annual General Meeting, where we will celebrate our 2020/2021 accomplishments.  I wanted to start by thanking you for joining us today; your support and presence here is indicative of the steps we’ve made in the right direction, and of […]

Message regarding ABS Census 2021

African Australian Advocacy Centre is urging CALD communities to complete the census.  African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC) is encouraging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities around the country particularly from African background to take part in the upcoming national census. The census, which will be held tomorrow on 10 August 2021, provides the most comprehensive […]