Citizen of the Year, Celebration of a Life
The event on Sunday 7th April to celebrate George Winston’s award of Citizen of the Year for the Blue Mountains brought the spirit of celebration into an area of life that is often bleak. The speakers were all inspiring and the Tibetan dancers, led and trained by Samzin Kalang, BMRSG’s newest committee member, set the scene with grace and beauty.
Annual General Meeting October 2018
The Inaugural Annual General Meeting of Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group Inc was held on Saturday, 27October 2018 at 2.00 pm in the Uniting Church Hall, 4 Lewin St Springwood* Read more for the Office Bearers and Committee Members
Annual General Meeting 2017
Members of Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group gathered on Saturday 11 November for the 2017 Annual General Meeting. Chairman Hal Ginges congratulated members and their Committee for a busy and productive year, with highlights such as financial help for asylum seekers in their visa applications, and $130,000 distributed during the year to refugee families and Villawood detainees. Hal Ginges thanked two of the founding members of BMRSG who are standing down from their long term positions on the committee and taking up new roles.
2016 Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 2 pm at Springwood Sports Club, 83 Macquarie Rd Springwood All positions will be declared vacant. You must be a member to vote or nominate. Read more for Agenda and nomination form
Report of 2015 Annual General Meeting
Phil Glendenning from the Edmund Rice Centre and President of the Refugee Council of Australia, was the guest speaker . He described the group as one of the most active in the country for the help they provide to refugees. Phil regularly travels to countries that are the source of asylum seekers.
Annual General Meeting 2014 – 2015
Do not miss this important event! Phil Glendenning fom the Edmund Rice Centre and the former President of the Refugee Council of Australia has agreed to be our Guest Speaker. It will be a wonderful opportunity to hear first hand what like minded people are doing to affect change.