13 June 2015

Lady Volunteers Breakfast

It was great to catch up with our lady volunteers team at a friendly breakfast at Fatma’s Anatolian Kitchen at Rosnay Golf Club.

Thank you all for your company and for your effforts towards our Ramadan iftar and food pack campaign.

Special thanks goes to the Managing Director Fatma Tas, for hosting over 60 guests with her delicious food.



18 April 2015

Volunteers Picnic

Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park.

It was great to catch up with our new volunteers team at a friendly picnic on a lovely autumn morning.

Thank you all for your company and the delicious food you bring.

Mar 2015

Wollongong Visit

On Wednesday, 25 March 2015, we held info session at Amity College Illawarra – Wollongong.

Perth Visit

ARO delegation visited Damla College in Perth and held two info sessions for locals, staff & students, ARO President Ahmet Aydogan and Vice President Dr Naing Wing gave briefing about our local and international activities.

Feb 2015

Visit to Ronney Oueik, Mayor, Auburn City

On Thursday, 19 February 2015, we visited Ronney Oueik; Mayor, Auburn City at his office in Auburn Council. Along with the Mayor, Councillor Mrs Semra Batik Dundar and Mark Brisby, General Manager of the Auburn Coucnil were also present at the meeting.

The ARO delegation was comprised of Cihan Tumen (CEO), Maung Naing Naing Tun (Director), Anes Harambasic (Advisor) and Mrs Reema Abdelkarim (Local Projects Coordinator).

It was great to meet the Mayor and brief him about our local and international relief activities.

The meeting was concluded with a friendly group photo.


Visit to Craig Laundy, MP

On Tuesday, 17 February 2015, we have paid a visit to Craig Laundy, MP, Federal Member for Reid at his electoral office in Burwood. The delegation was comprised of our President; Ahmet Aydogan, our CEO; Cihan Tumen and our director; Kenan Girgin.

It was wonderful to touch base with Laundy and bring him up to date with our relief activities both here in Australia and overseas. Craig was particularly excited about the launch of our local projects, including English classes to asylum seekers and nursing home visits. Laundy mentioned that he looks forward to hear from our organisation soon.
The meeting was concluded with a friendly group photo.






Jan 2015

Visit to Julie Owens

On Wednesday, 28 January 2015, the Australian Relief Organisation officials met with Ms Julie Owens, Member Of Parliament, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Education & Small Business, Federal Member for Parramatta. The meeting was held in MP Owens’ electoral office located at 1/25 Smith Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150.

Ms Owens welcomed the ARO delegation with her Communications Officer Tilly South. The Australian Relief Organisation was represented by CEO Cihan Tumen and two local project cooordinators; Mrs Reema Abdelkarim and Mrs Gulten Akbar.  

JO Visit Jan 2015

During the half hour meeting, ARO representatives gave a brief presentation on the objectives and activities of the two-year-old charity and investigated areas for mutual work at the Ms Owens’ electorate. Backed by its volunteers, ARO offered its social inclusion services program to Ms Owens and the meeting was concluded with a friendly group photo.

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