What we do
Diaspora Action Australia supports communities in Australia from countries affected by war and conflict to help them promote peace, development and human rights in their countries of origin.
We rely on donations to help us support diaspora communities with training, mentoring, network building and increasing their influence in Australia. Your support will have a meaningful impact and is fully tax deductible over $2.
Diaspora Learning Network
DLN is a group of organisations committed to advancing learning and multi-sector dialogue on the role and contribution of diasporas to peace, development, humanitarian action and human rights.
News and Blogs
“What makes diasporas unique for me is their passion to make a real difference.” Posted Mar 19, 2018 By Diaspora
David Nyuol Vincent, Director of Peace Palette, was one of three facilitators at Diaspora
Learning Network’s (DLN) Peacebuilding and Reconciliation seminar held on 24th
February at the University of Melbourne. Speaking about how real change can be
effected in their countries of origin, David went on to say that “it’s crucial to get
credibility in a very complex political surrounding. We must have a very clear agenda
and focus area.”
“Sport for Peace” in South Sudan: Play Sports, not War Posted Feb 26, 2018 By Diaspora
Imagine a world where rivalries are settled through sporting competitions instead of violence. Wishful thinking? Not at all. Our longstanding colleagues at Peace Palette, a non-government organisation based in Twic State, South Sudan, and Melbourne, Australia made it a reality.
The Story of Sandra Chestnutt is Opening a New Chapter Posted Feb 12, 2018 By Diaspora
Sandra Chestnutt, our beloved and irreplaceable Community Engagement Coordinator, leads a rich and admirable life. She has worked in some of the toughest countries in
Time: 11:30 am – 4:00 pm AEST
Location: Oxfam Australia Ground Floor conference room 132 Leicester St, Carlton Melbourne, Victoria 3053