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Do you have a passion for welcome? Become a Welcome Dinner Facilitator!

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We need your support to ensure Welcome Dinners continue into the future!

Covid-19 and WDP

It is our highest priority to ensure the health and wellbeing of both newly arrived and established Australians as well as our wonderful team of coordinators and volunteer facilitators. Please read our update about WDP and Covid-19. 

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Connecting newly arrived people with Established Australians over dinner conversation in the comfort of their own home
The Welcome Dinner Project is a powerful way to build trust, belonging and connection between people and break through cultural, social and other barriers, as we share food and stories.

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  • If you currently reside outside of Australia please reach out to us at hello@welcomedinnerproject.org
  • 1) I understand that my personal details are subject to the Welcome Dinner Project Terms of Use 2) I am aware that the Welcome Dinner Project is a not-for-profit voluntary activity for the purpose of creating a culture of "welcome" in Australia 3) I am aware that members of the Welcome Dinner Project organising team will contact me in the coming weeks to further discuss my participation in a Welcome Dinner 4) I agree that my participation in a Welcome Dinner will be at my own risk and no responsibility for any loss or misfortune will be taken by the Welcome Dinner Project nor any of our supporters or affiliates. Please note that the Welcome Dinner Project has a Risk Management plan in place to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved in this initiative.

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Join us to celebrate Melbourne’s diverse culture and the holiday season at Fitzroy Garden.   Sun 12th December 2021, 12:30pmEntry is FREE and we welcome people of all ages. Places are limited, so register now to book your place.Details and registration here  ...

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Meet & Make with Hamed Allahyari

We warmly invite you to our next “Meet & Make” virtual Welcome Dinner event with special guest presenter Hamed Allahyari. Join us for a unique experience of Persian cuisine and a time of sharing stories and making friends.   Tuesday 26th October 2021, 5.30 PM...

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