Community Events

Below is a list of community events which may be of interest, offering you the opportunity to learn about and participate in local activities. This listing is offered as a service to the community and community event organisers. Please contact the organisers directly for additional information, as generally, the Hawke Centre is not involved in these community events.

If you have a community event you would like to promote through our website, please forward details to or call 8302 7135 for more information.



Yoga for Peace and Harmony

25 March, 10.30am

Celebrate with United Nations Association of Australia SA Division (UNAA SA), our Patron, Lady Mayoress Genevieve Haese, with Dru Yoga and World Peace Flame in Veale Gardens, where we will celebrate the one year anniversary of World Peace Flame in Adelaide. MC Amanda Blair. Download flyer.

Details: 10.30am Saturday 25 March, Veale Gardens (South Tce Adelaide).  Come dressed in comfortable clothes including a white t-shirt and bring your yoga mat or a towel.

Free to attend, please RSVP to

Rumi - In our own Voices

25 March, 7pm

Stories from the Middle East through writings of the 13th century poet Rumi. Through music, dance, poetry and storytelling we trace the story of Australia’s Middle Eastern new arrival communities – their experience of journey and arrival, bringing with them a culture steeped in history and richness of human experience. Presented by Australian Migrant Resource Centre and Adelaide Festival Centre. More information.


2017 Multicultural Festival - Grants Now Open

30 April, Close of Applications

The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion will host the 2017 Multicultural Festival in Rundle Mall on Sunday 5 November 2017. Community groups are invited apply to participate in this exciting event. The Multicultural Festival grants will provide a range of opportunities for eligible community groups under three funding categories: performance, activity and stall. More information


Sunrise Cambodia

Sunrise Cambodia is a world-class charity working on the ground in Cambodia to give much-needed help to at-risk kids, struggling families and poor communities in some of the most poverty-stricken provinces of the country. Find out more about their latest work.

The views presented by speakers/organisations at these events are their own and are not necessarily those of either the University of South Australia or the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.  Information supplied by community groups involved and may change without notice





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