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Refugee Week 2020

Refugee Week 2020

13 June 2020

This week (13 June–20 June) marks World Refugee Week and this year’s theme is Celebrating the Year of Welcome.

Council has a proud history of welcoming people seeking asylum and those from refugee backgrounds. The City of Greater Dandenong has been a Refugee Welcome Zone since 2002.

The City of Greater Dandenong is the most culturally diverse community in Australia and we proudly celebrate the resilience and creativity of refugees and appreciate the positive impact they have made on our society.

Refugee Week raises awareness of the issues affecting refugees and promotes harmony and togetherness. Further information and resources can be found on

Watch a message from Mayor, Councillor Jim Memeti below.

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