As the Director of DAA, from time to time I am asked to serve in an advisory capacity with other organisations. My most recent appointment is to a new body, the Advisory Group on Australia-Africa Relations (AGAAR).
A new group takes a fresh look at development in Africa Posted October 8, 2015
South Sudanese Youth Use the Healing Power of Art to Build Peace and Connection Posted April 24, 2017
Abe Nouk from Creative Rebellion Youth, Sarah Williams from Footprints, Ibby Deng, Akur (Veronica) Deng Barr Abyei from Youth Australia, and Ezeldin Deng from
Haroun Kofi and Komi Bana from the Nuba Mountains International diaspora group at the Diasporas in Action conference, September 2016 “Every day is a bombing
Jeremy Liyanage is the Executive Director of Bridging Lanka and moved the audience to tears with his passion and authenticity at the Diasporas in Action
Diaspora Action Australia Helps OSGA Get United Nations Consultative Status Posted April 1, 2017
Oromio Support Group Australia (OSGA) has worked with DAA for many years. Through mutual hard work and enjoyable cooperation, OSGA was given official consultative status
Diaspora conference breaks new ground Posted October 20, 2016
The Diasporas in Action conference, on 26-27 September 2016, marked a turning point in how we in Australia think about the role of diasporas in
United Nations Grants Oromia Support Group Australia the UN Special Consultative Status Posted August 30, 2016
Oromia Support Group Australia (OSGA) has received UN special consultative status, a significant achievement for the NGO. The status allows the organisation to attend UN
Forum calls African diaspora to make their mark in the economic sector Posted August 25, 2016
On July 22, 2016, Diaspora Action Australia (DAA) participated in the inaugural Australia Diaspora Engagement Forum (ADEF). The forum, hosted by the Australia Zimbabwe Business
Learn, Achieve, Give Back and Leave an Impact. That is what Shabnam Safa is doing Posted March 7, 2016
To mark International Women’s Day we profile Shabnam Safa, one of the many inspirational women we get to work with at Diaspora Action Australia.
Voices for Action. Inaugural Forum on Diasporas and Afghanistan Posted December 18, 2015
Diaspora Action Australia (DAA) strives to help diaspora groups effect change in their countries of origin, as well as to highlight to government agencies and international NGOs the important work that these organisations do.
DAA brings DFAT and African diaspora leaders together Posted November 17, 2015
Diaspora Action Australia hosted a roundtable discussion with Mr Matthew Neuhaus, Assistant Secretary, Africa Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and African diaspora leaders in Melbourne on October 28.