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We Belong Here: Framework for Human Rights and Equity for Australians of African Descent

Cover of 'We Belong Here' report on human rights, featuring an African savannah sunrise and RMIT University logo.

This publication is based on the African Australian Advocacy Centre’s (AAAC) Submission to the Australian Government in Response to the United Nations Working Group of Experts of Peoples of African Descent (UN WGEPAD)Recommendations in November 2023. Co-authors:AAAC Executive and Academic members: Dr. Sarah Williams, RMIT University; A/Prof Kathomi Gatwiri, Southern Cross University; Mr Noël Zihabamwe; […]

Launch: From Recommendations to Actions – Roadmap

Join the African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC) for the pivotal launch of “From Recommendations to Actions” report, a comprehensive roadmap devised in collaboration with RMIT and Western Sydney University, aimed at addressing the recommendations of the UN-WGEPAD for empowering the African Australian community. Empowering Change: The Launch of “From Recommendations to Actions The African Australian […]

End-of-Year BBQ Party

Join us for a sizzling celebration at our End-of-the-Year BBQ! Let’s wrap up the year with good food, great company, and memorable moments. The grill will be fired up, and laughter will fill the air as we come together to reflect on our achievements and toast to the future. Don’t miss this opportunity to unwind […]

Join Us to Launch the “African Expressions of Christianity in Australia” Report

Expressions of Christianity in Australia Report

The “African Expressions of Christianity in Australia” report was commissioned by the African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC). It draws on the ARC Discovery project entitled “The African Diaspora and Pentecostalism in Australia” and highlights the complex relationship between African expressions of Christianity and settlement in Australia. This report offers evidence-based recommendations aimed at government, not-for-profit […]

Antiracism & Decolonising Practice Workshop With Special guest Assoc. Professor Kathomi Gatwiri

Antiracism & decolonising practice workshop

You are cordially invited to a workshop with special guest Afro-diasporic studies scholar and Psychotherapist:Assoc Prof Kathomi Gatwiri from Southern Cross University. Date: Friday 27th October 2023Time: 3-5pmVenue: Boardroom, Building 1 RMIT University, 124 La Trobe st, Melbourne Afternoon Tea Provided RSVP Kindly confirm your attendance by Friday 6th October to ensure adequate arrangements are […]

Roundtable Discussion – African Diaspora Youth Identities, Migration, Detention

Roundtable Discussion – African diaspora youth identities, migration, detention

You are cordially invited to a special afternoon networking lunch and Roundtable discussion. The purpose of the Roundtable is to discuss the UN WGEPAD recommendation to address the growing number of young residents of African descent being removed from our shores under Section 501 of the Migration Act. This is a policy-focussed discussion and involves […]