REFUGEES IN AUSTRALIA
Lesson 3: Getting involved
Participants will propose an initiative to support refugees in their local community.
Step 1. Watch DVD
Ask students to watch the DVD Roads to Refuge » Supporting refugee communities.
Step 2. Brainstorm
Ask them to brainstorm services and initiatives in the local community that support young people.
Step 3. Investigate
Read the report on consultations with refugee young people (ACYP) to find out what is and isn’t working for them in their local communities.
Step 4. Report
Report back on what you learnt from these refugee young people.
Identify gaps in services for refugee young people in the local area.
Develop a proposal for a local initiative that could benefit young people from refugee backgrounds settling in your local area.
Step 5. Get involved
Write a letter to your local council, outlining your proposal for an initiative that could benefit young people from refugee backgrounds in your local area.