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  1. Celebrating Refugee and Migrants Communities: Diaspora Action Australia’s Refugee Day Event “My Journey, My Home”

    On World Refugee Day, the 20th of June, DAA hosted “My Journey, My Home” at Flinders Street Station to celebrate the cultures and journeys of…

  2. “These Diaspora Groups are Us”: Why Your Donation is Crucial for Diaspora Action Australia and for Worldwide Peace building and Humanitarian Development

    I recently sat down with the Executive Director and co-founder of Diaspora Action Australia (DAA) Denise Cauchi to talk about the unique work DAA does,…

  3. South Sudanese Youth Use the Healing Power of Art to Build Peace and Connection

      Abe Nouk from Creative Rebellion Youth, Sarah Williams from Footprints, Ibby Deng, Akur (Veronica) Deng Barr Abyei from Youth Australia, and Ezeldin Deng from…

  4. The Nuba Mountain Association of Australia builds connections to help their people in the Nuba Mountains

    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…

  5. Bridging Lanka: Building Bridges between Sri Lankans in Australia and their Country of Origin

    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…

  6. Diaspora Action Australia Helps OSGA Get United Nations Consultative Status

    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…

  7. Diaspora conference breaks new ground

    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…

  8. United Nations Grants Oromia Support Group Australia the UN Special Consultative Status

    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…

  9. Forum calls African diaspora to make their mark in the economic sector

    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…

  10. Learn, Achieve, Give Back and Leave an Impact. That is what Shabnam Safa is doing

    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.