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The UPF recognises Mr. Abdullahi Ibrahim

Home » category » Uncategorized » SMRC would like to congratulate Abdullahi Ibrahim on being recognised by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) for his work in helping community youth and youths in custody over the last two years. His work in supporting young people to make positive transitions from custody,…...

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A fabulous night at the VMC Gala Dinner

Home » category » Uncategorized » On the 19th of March, four members of the SMRC Board; Mr. Malik Atif Mahmood (Chairperson), Mr. Ponniah Anandajayasekeram, Mr. Abdullahi Ibrahim, and Mr. Hafez Abdul Wahab, attended the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) Gala Dinner. We are honoured to have an ongoing presence at…...

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We call on the Federal Government to help the people of Afghanistan

Home » category » Uncategorized » As an employer and support network of many Afghan migrants, and a supporter and advocate of people’s rights, we find the news of Afghanistan falling to Taliban control particularly distressing. We have already seen and heard so much in the short time since this…...

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COVID-19 Lockdown Update (27/05/2021)

Home » category » Uncategorized » As of tonight (27/05/21) from 11:59 pm, Victoria will be under a 7-day “Circuit Breaker” Lockdown. This means that for 7 days until 11:59pm on June 3, People in Victoria may only leave the home for one of 5 reasons: Care and caregiving, exercise…...

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COVID-19 Lockdown Update (17/02/2021)

Home » category » Uncategorized » As of tonight (17/02/21) from 11:59 pm, Victoria will no longer be under Stage-4 lockdown. This means that the four reasons for leaving home are no longer in effect and you will now be able to move around freely. However, you may only have…...

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COVID-19 Lockdown Update (12/02/2021)

Home » category » Uncategorized » As of Friday the 12th of February 2021 (12/02/2021), from 11:59pm, Victoria will move to a Stage-4 Lockdown. From this time, SMRC will move to online services while SMRC Offices will be closed from 5:00pm tonight and will reopen until 9:00am Thursday 18th of…...

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Updated COVID-19 restrictions (04/02/2021)

Home » category » Uncategorized » As of Wednesday the 3rd of February 2021 (03/02/2021), from 11:59pm, the Victorian Government has introduced mandatory mask rules for all indoor environments. Private gatherings have also been limited to 15 people. Anyone who visited the following exposure sites at the specified times must…...

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SMRC New Year Reopening

Home » category » Uncategorized » SMRC will be reopening our doors again on January 4, 2021. There will be limited services from the office including:• Settlement Services Access Point – by appointment only (Mon – Thurs , 9am until 4pm). Masks must be worn at all times. Our Health…...

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Crisis services during SMRC shutdown

Home » category » Uncategorized » SMRC will be closed from close of Business 24th December until 4th January. During this time crisis services are available which can be viewed HERE....

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SMRC says NO to family violence

Home » category » Uncategorized » SMRC  has been involved in White Ribbon since 2018 when we began the journey to become Workplace Accredited. This White Ribbon Day we continue our support of this important community message by participating in the virtual walk on Friday 20th November. SMRC Chair Ahmad…...

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