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.


SA Refugee Week 

18-24 June

Refugee week is an annual week-long celebration of the positive contributions of refugees to Australian society. Hundreds of events are held up and down the country, including concerts, fundraisers, film screenings and more. Full program

The Hawke Centre, the Australian Migrant Resource Centre and UniSA's School of Art, Architecture and Design will present the 2017 SA Refugee Week Poster Exhibition as part of the SA Refugee Week celebrations.

Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund: Bogan Bingo

15 June

Adelaide Fringe have teamed up with the hilarious team from Bogan Bingo for a night of hilarity to raise important funds for the Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund on 15 June 2017. Half game show, half party and featuring every bogan's favourite songs from the 80s and 90s, along with jokes, tributes and spontaneous air guitar, this special event promises to be a fundraiser like no other! 100% of profits raised will go directly towards helping deserving artists realise their Fringe vision for next year's Adelaide Fringe. Find more information about the Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund here.

Adelaide White Ribbon Breakfast Committee - Small Grants

Closing 30 June 2017

Make an application to support your community project which reflects the ideals of White Ribbon, promotes and acknowledges the work of White Ribbon and focuses on education and awareness raising in the primary prevention of violence against women.

Open to non-government, not-for-profit organisations or individuals, with projects targeting the public, community groups, services users and audiences which are primarily non-government. Click here to find out more.


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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