Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood


Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood is a simulated refugee camp set up for a few weeks each year in the grounds of the Auburn Centre for Community. Tour guides, who are former refugees or asylum seekers, guide participants through the interactive exhibition. Throughout the tour you’ll discover the stories and experiences of many local residents as you experience what it’s like to flee your country and try to find safety.

In 2017, tours will be held from Monday 31 July to Friday 11 August.

Journeys Picnic Celebration Event and Public Tours

Take part in a special community event ‘Journeys Picnic’ as part of Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood on Saturday August 5.  Tours of the smulated refugee camp will be running, in addition to cultural performances, food, music, stories and interactive activities led by refugee communities in Sydney’s West.

Date: Saturday 5 August 2017
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Where: Auburn Centre for Community, 44A Macquarie Road, Auburn
Cost: Free

 Click here for more information and to book online.

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