“STAND UP 4 youth”

We are excited to present the FREE “STAND UP 4 youth” event: a cocktail of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Victorian Youth Week 2018. Who else other than Joe White Comedian (Ethiopian background stand-up comedian) teaming up with Jason Wood and Sami Gebreselassie, also featuring Chido the EthNical Dilemma + Emo+ Aliya Kanani. What a TREAT! Let’s meet at…

2016 Africa Day Melbourne

Celebrating the Cultures and Successes of Africa Australians and the New Africa “Serving all Victorians”    Africa Day has been celebrated in Melbourne since 2012. Each year Africa Day is celebrated in partnership between Africa Day Australia, numerous African Australian community organizations and other organisations representing the broader Australian community. A central aim of the…

2016 Gala Dinner

250 were in attendance at the Gala Dinner including members of the diplomatic corps, government organizations, members of various political parties and numerous community organizations. Stephen Sibanda, the past president of Africa Day Australia here with his wife Shillar Sibanda was presented an award by Robin Scott, Minister of Finance and Multicultural Affairs for his…

2016 Africa’s Got Talent (AGT)

Africa’s Got Talent (AGT) is the performing arts competition of Africa Day Australia celebrations. 300 were in attendance to witness this youth talent quest which every year unleashes African Australian creative talents. Below are the winners for 2016. $5000. In prize money was distributed to the winners. In 2016 Frazer Mutumwa the General Manager of…

2015 Africa’s Got Talent

In 2015 Rudo and Joel Mphande managed AGT exceptionally well. This dynamic couple put together a new team. They recruited a Media Director, Operations Manager, Artist Manager, Vocal & Performance Coach, Music Director, Assistant Music Director, Photographer, Sound Engineer, Makeup artist and a Hair stylist. Their team managed live auditions, voice and performance workshops. Great…

Advancing the African Australian Agenda in partnership with LaTrobe University’s Centre for Dialogue

Following last year’s inaugural Australia-Africa Dialogue lecture by former PM the Hon. Kevin Rudd, a symposium “Advancing the African-Australian Agenda” is being organised as part of the Africa Day 2014 celebrations. The symposium will focus on two core themes:• The multifaceted relations and interactions between Africa and Australia; and,• Challenges and prospects for African-Australian diaspora.…

African Australian Business Council Africa Day Symposium

Speakers include Santilla Chingaipe from SBS, Herbie Rosenberg from AfricaReps and the Executive Director (Education) of Holmesglen Institute, Mr Max Newton. This will be a dynamic event with a balance across commerce, culture, community and conservation (Free Event) Date: Tuesday 27 May 2014 Time: Registrations from 5.30pm Venue: Learning Commons (Ground Floor) at Holmesglen City…

2013 Africa Day Melbourne

Celebrating the Cultures and Successes of Africa Australians and the New Africa “Serving all Victorians”    Each year, Africa Day provides an opportunity to acknowledge the achievements of the peoples and governments of Africa. In 2013, the 50th anniversary of the founding of the African Union was celebrated around the world. Being the second year…

2013 Open Forum

May 23rd saw a stimulating forum held at Melbourne University. The topic: Progress in the implementation of recommendations of the 2010 report – ‘In Our World – Australian Africans: A review of human rights and social inclusion issues’ by the Australian Human Rights Commission. This report was the outcome of a three year consultation process…

2013 Africa Day Friendship Cup

Africa Day Friendship Cup was a partnership with The North Melbourne Football Club on the 19th of May. This family oriented sport festival included a Footy OZ Kick clinic for kids and soccer and basketball tournaments. The community was treated to a free halal BBQ. The competing teams represented a multicultural mix of Australian communities.…