20 Years of Ishar 2001 – 2002
Young Women, Diversity and Leadership Project
The aim of the project was to increase the number of young women working in the health sector as volunteers with youth. Funded by the Department of Health,& International Year of Volunteers, ‘promoting spirit in the community’.
Asthma Awareness Project
This project was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing and was part of the Asthma Community Grants for 2001. The project involved education sessions for women from CaLD backgrounds who were parents of children with asthma and/or who had asthma themselves.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
Ishar received funding to host a morning tea on 23rd May 2002 to raise awareness about bowel cancer.
Winning the Race Project
The aim of the project was ‘to recognise, challenge and work towards eliminating racism and to promote harmony in the community.’ Funded by Jesse Street Trust.
Jobs, Education and Training (JET) Program
Promoted from Ishar to migrant and refugee communities. The aim was to assist migrant and refugee communities in understanding the support available from JET and encouraging them to access the program.