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Community News


Turkish Evening - Partners Night

Enjoy a night of Turkish food and music!  Turkish wine will be up for grabs in the raffle.

Co-author of seven books, Hatice Basarin, will talk about "The Aftermath of Gallipoli".

Join members and partners on Thursday September 14th at 6:30pm @ Milanos Brighton.  Book online here.


Brighton Residents Boost Frankston Students

When Brighton residents Ren Barlow and Alex Fryer entered the Prep classroom of Kananook Primary School wheeling a book shelf packed full of beautiful Australian picture books on March 23, 2017, the eyes of the five-year-olds grew big with amazement.

“Is that for us?” asked one curious boy shyly. The Acting School Principal Michael Block, who had accompanied the two women to the classroom, replied: “Yes they are. Can we all thank the two nice ladies for them?” An excited chorus of “Thank you” filled the bright, sunlit classroom.


Turning Kids into Kids

In September 1989 I landed in Australia. I didn’t know anyone other than my partner and his family. I spent the first 6 to 12 months very miserable.

I felt like I’d done a huge amount of stuff in the UK in terms of my work and none of it was really recognised. The dental industry was very different here and Safeway in Acland Street didn’t sell the baked beans or the tea bags that I was used to!

Then one day ...


Hands on PAWS delivers

Couldn't get a job without a licence, couldn't get a licence without a car, couldn't get a car without a job.

How a Bayside resident's initiative helped a young Sudanese immigrant break a vicious cycle that threatened to trap him.