The Darfur Australia Network (DAN) is a not-for-profit community organisation aiming to raise awareness about the continuing tragedy in the Darfur region of Sudan, assist in the resettlement of Darfuri refugees and build solidarity between the Australian people and the people of Darfur.

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY AT FLINDERS STREET STATION

 Our World Refugee Day event at Flinders St Station was a huge success, with many people stopping to sign our petition and to watch the powerful silent drama performance and listen to the singing and drumming.  More pictures from the event are here .

If you didn't get a chance to see our videos at Flinders St, you can watch them on our YouTube channel (click on the image to open the video):

 

Children's Drawings from Darfur        Voices from Darfur Trailer 1  

 

Voices from Darfur Trailer 2               Peace is Possible in Darfur 

 

 


 


DAN News  
Film Screening at the Jewish Holocaust Centre and Meeting with DFAT

DAN member Eltayeb Ali delivers a talk about his personal experience and the ongoing conflict in Darfur, at a film screening on May 29th, at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Melbourne. 
Eltayeb, along with Mohamed Khalil, also attended a meeting with Adam McCarthy from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and other African diaspora leaders, hosted by Diaspora Action Australia.  Read about it here .

 

 

Volunteer Training

Our Capacity Builders have been working hard training our Darfuri Volunteers in Research, Media, Communications and Events Management.  We will be running workshops on Public Speaking and Advocacy to help the Darfuri community increase awareness of the crisis in Darfur.

Canberra Lobby Trip

On November 20, Sandra, Luse, Elmardi and Nuha (pictured here with The Hon. Philip Ruddock, MP) travelled to Canberra to lobby members of parliament to take action on the crisis in Darfur.  More pictures from the Canberra Lobby Trip are here .