Monument des Martyrs Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
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BAA’s Rebranding African Australian Identity Project Introduction Speech

December 22, 2019

Click here to view the Project Introduction Speech by the President

Bridging the gap Novelty Soccer Match between old and younger generation African Australians in Ballarat! The younger generation won 7-4. (Pilot Session 2)

December 15, 2019

One of the evils of our days is that of Absent Fathers, who do not mentor their sons. At Ballarat African Association, we are bridging the gap between the older and younger generations for meaningful relationships creating the basis for Respectful Intergenerational and Inter-Gender Communications.

Re-Branding African Australian Identity Project- Pilot Session 1

December 5, 2019

The strategic direction for our re-branding project was reinforced at the inaugural session followed by key practical steps. We were joined by Victoria Police, Victoria Electoral Commission and Victoria Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.  Click here to view some of the speeches and presentations

African Association promoting social cohesion

November 22, 2019

UBUNTU is a Zulu word which means ‘I am, because we are.’ The notion of ubuntu is the idea of community as one of the building blocks of society, a form of social connectedness. Dr Michael Akindeju, President of Ballarat African Association, said it takes a village to raise a child is another way of […]

Soccer Team Won the Unity Shield

November 20, 2019

Ballarat African Association Soccer Team Won the Unity Shield.  Led by our Youth Development Officer Lunorphare Folly and Kuanjal Tuany, BAA Soccer team are using soccer as a communicative language to engage with youth across Ballarat and beyond.

Interkultura Football Tournament

October 18, 2019

Ballarat African Association Soccer Team participated at Interkultura Football Tournament. We placed 3rd in Group A at the Group Stage.   Click here to read more

FECCA Conference

October 1, 2019

Ballarat African Association Boys at FECCA conference, Hobert, October 2019.  Our youth featured and were the star at the FECCA youth conference. They spoke about using sport and sportsmanship as tools for embracing challenges and thriving nonetheless to create bridges for social cohesion and harmony.

Elegant Community Dinner

December 20, 2018

The community came together to celebrate what was a beautiful series of empowerment events of the Social Cohesion Project funded by Victoria Police in 2018 with an elegant dinner party.

Successful Social Cohesion Events in 2018

November 20, 2018

Ballarat African Association had series of Successful Social Cohesion Events in 2018. Here is a click from the Project closing dinner party.

The Role of Victoria police Within Community & Breaking Down Communication Barriers.

October 6, 2018

Debunking the generalised notion of “African Gang” and challenging stereotypes, the community and Victoria Police discussed the vital role of Police in community. Victoria Police commended the efforts of BAA leadership led by Isaac Moses.