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A number of overseas projects that are either in progress or recently completed.

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We invite you to attend our events to support the successful settlement of African refugees in Australia, and promote active Australian support for relief and development projects in the Horn of Africa countries.

Latest News

  • HARDA Swin, Survive and Socialise Program Jan 2018

    HARDA (Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency of Australia) successfully run its ‘Swim, Survive and Socialise’  annual program in January  2018 . Harda started with 86 boys and girls enrolled, aged between 6 and 15 years old, larger than any previous swim program done by Harda. The main idea behind this program is to…
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    African Youth and CALD Soccer Tournament and Community Festival

    HARDA (Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency of Australia) successfully conducted an African Youth and CALD Soccer Tournament and Community Festival in 2016. The purpose of this event was to celebrate our cultural diversity and bring our diverse African and CALD communities together in order to showcase the benefits of cultural diversity, promoting social…
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    2016 African and CALD Youth Mentoring Project (Multicultural NSW Unity Grant)

    The Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency of Australia (HARDA) in-conjunction with Auburn Sports Club is successfully implemented its 2016 Multicultural NSW Unity Grant African and CALD Youth Mentoring Program in the Western and South-Western Sydney region. A major barrier for newly arrived refugees, migrant and CALD youth prior to the successful implementation of…
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    Swim Survive and Socialise 2017

    HARDA has just completed another successful year of the Swim, Survive and Socialise Program. This project has been going for the past 5 years and this year we had approximately 70 African-Australian children participate in the two week intensive swimming and safety program. HARDA would like to thank everyone who helped in teaching these children…

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We kicked off our Connecting Communities program in conjunction with Kids Giving Back with a day of rock climbing in Villawood on Sunday. Kids from Sydney's eastern and western suburbs got to know each other as they overcame obstacles to reach new heights (literally!).
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Guardian Australia
Australian Greens Senator Mehreen Faruqi has used her maiden speech to give a powerful warning against the normalisation of racism.
Australia’s first female Muslim senator said she was unapologetically a "brown, Muslim, migrant, feminist woman". And to those who want her to "eff off back to where I came from," Faruqi said: "Sorry, not sorry. This is my home and I’m not going anywhere".
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