Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio, councillors, Afghan community members, Mercy Family Services and TRC Community Development staff will be present at a welcome function on Monday, December 9th for members of the Afghan community.
Many of the women and their children have arrived via refugee and humanitarian channels and Councilâ€™s Community Development branch is working with Mercy Family Servicesâ€™ Settlement Grants Program, Threads of Change (funded by the Department of Social Services), to arrange a city tour and introduction to Toowoomba.
The program also is part of Toowoomba Regional Councilâ€™s Refugee Welcome Zone initiative.
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