Thursday, June 23, 2022

Tin Hta Nu shares her story

This week the Port Macquarie News published a story about our Refugee Week activities and shared some of the story of local refugee advocate Tin Hta Nu.

Tin, who lives in Kendall (near Laurieton and  Port Macquarie) founded the Mid North Coast Refugee Support Group to raise awareness about the plight of asylum seekers.

Friday night's screening will take place from 6.30pm at Port Macquarie Community College, 4 Albert Circuit Port Macquarie - gold coin donation and supper available. Further information is available here, and on our Facebook page or click on the image link below to view the 90 sec trailer.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Film night to mark Refugee Week

We would like you to  join us to mark Refugee Week on Friday 24th June.

We will be screening a film called "Freedom Stories", which tells the resilient stories of refugees who were former 'boat people' who are now contributing to Australian society.

Time: 6.30pm till 9pm

Venue: Port Macquarie Community College, 4 Albert Circuit Port Macquarie 

Gold coin donation and supper available. 

 Looking forward to seeing you all there. 


NEXT MEETING - our next general meeting and social gathering will be held at a beautiful property in Kendall from 10am on 30 July. If you would like to attend and meet other members and refugee families, please email

BBQ FUNDRAISER - come and buy a sausage at Bunnings Port Macquarie on Sat  9 July, and find out more about our group 

AGM - our Annual General Meeting and BBQ lunch will be held at the Uniting Church on Sherwood Rd Port Macquarie on Saturday 29 October starting at 10am. For more information email

Watch this space for our final meeting for the year and Christmas party in November / December. 

Remember our Facebook page has details and updates regarding meetings and events -