We are strong network of supportive individuals offering ongoing hope and help without judgement to people who are seeking asylum.
For South Australia to become a state where refugees can live and be nurtured in a sense of safety and belonging within our community.
Your tireless hard work and generous support has made fantastic achievements possible.
The Circle of Friends Australia newsletter 25, August 2017 is now available for your viewing. This edition is big but please don’t turn off! – there are some important things here. Click the below link to access:
Circle Focus 25
Those of you who came along to the Open Garden back in April would remember the wonderful music we were privileged to have entertain us over the weekend. One of the entertainers, Eunice Rogers, wanted to let you know about another fund-raising gig they have coming up next week – see info below:
Fund Raising Gig at The Jade.
Nine-year-old-Pt Augusta boy Colwyn Wilton was born with a rare metabolic condition which affects the way his body breaks down sugar. He is the only known living Aboriginal person with MPS 6. Complications include airway obstruction, organ enlargement and skeletal deformity, all of which affect his mobility. There’s no cure for this condition.
Although he travelled to Sydney in April this year with his family to undergo bone marrow transplant, he needs ongoing care.
The family urgently needs money to pay for repairs to their car, because at the moment they are having to travel regularly to and from Adelaide by bus for treatment.
Riva (Eunice) Rodgers and Friends are holding a fund-raising gig at The Jade.
When: Thurs 31st August
Where: The Jade 142 – 160 Flinders St Adelaide
Time: 7- 10 p.m. (doors open 6.30)
Tickets: $15/$12 at the door
The Performers: Riva Rodgers and Dave Black, Henk Groot & Friends, and others still to be announced.
It’s going to be a great night – we’d love to see you there
For more info:- Eunice on 0478 819 072 or Mij on 0404 086 533
Or you might like to check out the link below of Colwyn and his Mum being interviewed before their trip to Sydney.
Eight year old Port Augusta boy Colwyn Wilton was born with a rare metabolic condition that affects the way his body breaks down sugar molecules. There's no cure for his condition, but his family is preparing to travel to Sydney so Colwyn can have a stem cell transplant to improve his quality of life.
Posted by Southern Cross News SA on Monday, 31 October 2016
PLACE: The Hut
1 Euston Rd, Aldgate
DATE: Wednesday August 2nd
We would love to meet you.
Please put this one in your diaries. If you’d like to become more involved in helping refugees and asylum seekers in South Australia, now is the best time!!
Hear about the events and fundraisers we have planned for 2017 and how you can help support some of Adelaide’s most vulnerable people.
“Justice for Refugees, a volunteer based, non-profit, non-partisan coalition of individuals and organisations, advocates for an Australia that treats people seeking asylum and refugees with justice and compassion. The organisation is seeking two consultants to undertake interviews with people seeking asylum, those working with them and individuals who have successfully achieved refugee status and then become permanent residents/citizens…”
Download Position Description here.
The Long Garden
Hills Circle of Friends main fundraiser for 2017,
“The Long Garden”, is part of the Open Gardens SA inc 2017 Summer-Autumn season.
Open all weekend:
April 8th and 9th
10am – 4.30pm
Barry and Christine Long’s extraordinary garden is a series of rooms opening along the bank of the Sturt River under majestic trees.
As well as the charity portion of the Open Gardens SA inc entrance cost, plant and produce stalls and a raffle will raise funds for the Hills Circle of Friends
The event promises to be a feast for all the senses with the varying garden vistas, live music and delicious morning and afternoon teas.
General entry to the garden is $8 and $6 for those with a Commonwealth Government Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card which must be shown at the gate. Children Under 18 are free.
1 Baust Cres, Coromandel Valley SA 5051, Australia
The Long Garden
Garden Notes (pdf)
Open Gardens SA inc
Norton Summit Vinyards