Below is a list of community events which may be of interest, offering you the opportunity to learn about and participate in local activities. This listing is offered as a service to the community and community event organisers. Please contact the organisers directly for additional information, as generally, the Hawke Centre is not involved in these community events.

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20 JUNE - 26 JUNE 2021

Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. As part of Refugee Week, The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Australian Migrant Resource Centre present the SA Refugee Week 2021 Youth Poster Awards Exhibition.  

The Hawke Centre will also co-present with Australian Refugee Association the 2021 ARA and Hawke Centre Conversation.

Refugee Week coincides with World Refugee Day (June 20). This year's theme is: Together we heal, learn and shine.

There is also the opportunity to attend the Adelaide Launch of the documentary, Scattered People. A superb new documentary film about Australian Music legends giving people seeking asylum a voice.  The screening includes a Q&A with the film makers John and Lizzi Swatland. This collaborative event presented by Justice For Refugees, the Welcoming Centre and Australian Migrant Resource Centre. More Information


8, 15 & 22 JULY 2021

Want to become a more active food citizen? Want to have more of a say in our food system? Then join The Food Embassy for this 3-part interactive workshop series with Dr Sue Booth.  The sessions will be packed full of informative content, practical skills, and take-home resources for you to use in the workshop and beyond.  Be inspired, be challenged but most of all, be changed.

Thursday 8 July (7pm to 9pm): Food Democracy 101 - How to take Individual Action
Thursday 15 July (7pm to 9pm): Food Democracy 101 - How to Activate your Community
Thursday 22 July (7pm to 9pm): Food Democracy 101 - How to Work Across your Region

For further information and to purchase tickets, please click here.