Shepparton NBN Migration Forum

refugee mother and childGoulburn Valley Community Legal Centre and the Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre are presenting a free public forum in Shepparton to outline their joint NBN Migration Advice Program.

The forum will also provide an overview of the Refugee and Humanitarian Family Reunion Program and the options under this program for people who are resettled in Australia as refugees by UNHCR, people who arrive in Australia by boat, and others.

The forum will explain how Australian Refugee Protection Visas currently apply to people who arrive without visas by boat or plane, and people who come to Australia with a visa but want to seek protection.

The forum is for refugees and asylum seekers and for those assisting them, including:

  • Lawyers
  • Migration Agents
  • Support workers for new arrivals
  • Mental health and trauma workers

Interpreters will be available.

When: 11am – 1.00pm, 20 March 2015

Where: Sacred Space, Kildonan Uniting Care, Maude Street, Shepparton

For more information: Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, 5831 0900


Photo credit: DFID – UK Department for International Development / Foter / CC BY


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