New South Wales & ACT


Ati Art School

WOC-owned gallery and art school in Western Sydney
Phone: 0450 482 188

Bassam Art

Bassam Jabar is an Iraqi born painter and glass art maker

Emmanuel Asante Art

Ghana-born visual artist and workshop facilitator

Raneen Shamon

Sydney-based award winning visual artist, with a key area of practice in conceptual art.
Insta: @raneenshamon

Najla Sbei Art

Najla is a former teacher who loves to share her art to connect with other people
FB: @feelingsbynaj

Real Rhythm Studio

Recording studio, music school and dance school in Fairfield
Insta: @realrhythmstudio

Professional Services

Mahawa Creative

WOC-owned storytelling agency

Marketing Automation Stories

A consultancy that provides Sales & Marketing professional services

Danish Ravi Photography

Professional Photographer specialising in sports and entertainment.
Phone: 0434 402 409
Insta: @danishraviphotography

we are the mainstream

A collective of First Nations, Gender Diverse People of Colour, Trans & Women of Colour, created to elevate their experiences, stories and causes.

Be Taught Driving School

Popular Western Sydney driving school
Insta: @be_taught_driving_school

Retail & Fashion

Niya Clothing

Designed in Sydney, made in Sierra Leone. Sold at markets around Sydney

Angkor Flowers & Crafts

Online floral store supporting disadvantaged women in Sydney through employment and support
Phone: 02 8866 0131

Bags of Love and Peace

Sima Mahboobifard creates handmade leather bags and wallets. Order via Facebook

Billiano Designs

African jewellery designed by Bilikis Gbadamosi.. Sold at The Social Outfit in Newtown
Phone: 0420 891 206
Insta: @billiano_designs

Ramssin Furniture

New and ex-display furniture sold in Sydney
Phone: 0435 838 437

The Social Outfit

A fashion label providing employment and training to women from refugee and new migrant communities in clothing production, retail, design and marketing. Shop is located in Newtown (Inner West, Sydney)
Phone: 02 9550 3691

Women’s Creative Hub

Social enterprise that provides employment to refugee women through crafts
Phone: 0450 885 046

Redfern Convenience Store

Popular Redfern Institution selling everyday essentials as well as international food. 152a Redfern Street, Redfern
Phone: 02 9319 1112
Insta: @redfern_convenience_store


Handmade jewellery and gemstones designed by Nadia Obeid

Levant 2 Australia

Clothing label showcasing beautiful Arabic calligraphy
Insta: @levant2aus

Food & Beverage

Bread and Butter Project

Bakery and Social Enterprise that provides training to refugees and people seeking asylum in Sydney, sold at various supermarkets.

Colombo Social

Sri Lankan Restaurant and social enterprise in Enmore (2042) that provides hospitality training to refugees & people seeking asylum in Sydney
Phone: 02 9020 3366

Ekhlass Sweets

Canberra-based Sudanese sweets sold online on Global Sisters’ marketplace. For catering enquiries message on Instagram
Insta: @ekhlass_sweets

Sara’s Ethiopian Cuisine Wollongong

Traditional Ethiopian cuisine catering
Phone: 0470 135 233

House of Welcome Catering

Social enterprise that provides jobs to refugees & people seeking asylum in Sydney
Phone: 02 9797 9290

Mama and Pikin Kitchen

Sesame-based sweets from Guinea Conakry (West Africa), sold online and at CBR Food Co-oop and Two Before Ten Cafes in Canberra
Phone: 0421 629 553

Parliament on King

Café in Newtown that also does catering, they provide hospitality training for refugees and people seeking asylum
Phone: 0414 235 325

Yummy Yummy Knafeh

Palestinian dessert sold in Lakemba and at markets
Phone: 0435 718 555

Aunty’s Ginger Tonic

A drink derived from the villages of Sierra Leone. Available to purchase online and selected stores. Markets around Sydney.
Phone: 0435 718 555

Bavan Foods

Sydney-based caterer and roti maker specialising in Sri Lankan & South Indian dishes
Phone: 0450 458 551
Insta: @bavanfoods

Racha’s Syrian Kitchen

Syrian cuisine catering company based in Sydney
Phone: 0402 490 476
Insta: @racha_syrian_kitchen

Margarita’s Cakes

Sydney-based cake and cupcake baker, specialising in cake toppers.

Damascus Restaurant

Syrian restaurant in Bass Hill, Western Sydney
Phone: 0499 455 761
Insta: @syria_damascusresturant

Al-awael Restaurant

Family-owned Iraqi restaurant in Western Sydney (Fairfield Heights).
Phone: 0431 244 697
Insta: @alawael_resturant

The Freedom Hub

The Freedom Hub Cafe and Event venue is a business for purpose. All profits support the Freedom Hub Survivor School
Insta: @freedomhuborg

Uma Curry & Roti

Social enterprise in Darling Square with food made by asylum seeker and refugee chefs
Insta: @umacurryandroti

Khamsa Cafe

Palestinian-owned vegan café in Newtown
Insta: @khamsacafenewtown

Baraka Bakery

Iraqi bakery based in Southwest-Sydney. More than just bread!
Phone: 0424 431 899

Sangee’s Kitchen

Westmead-based home chef serving up Asian-fusion meals
Phone: 0414 956 994
Insta: @sangeesasianfusion

Zeenat Afghan Restaurant

Afghan restaurant in Merrylands serving sheer yakh and jhala
Phone: 02 8606 5848

Lucky Myanmar Restaurant

Sydney’s first and only Rohingyan restaurant, located at 49 Railway Parade, Lakemba. Open 7 days, from 10am-11.30pm. Takeaway available. Ph 0470 623 775.

Insta: @lucky.myanmar

Zac’s Great Food

Afghan restaurant in north-west Sydney, serving bbq kebab platters. 5/5 Celebration Drive, Bella Vista.
Phone: 02 8883 3133
Insta: @zacsgreatfoodofficial

Aussie Bee Products

Honey supplier based in southwest Sydney, specialising in all-natural health and beauty products.
Visit: 92 Haldon Street, Lakemba
Insta: @aussiebeeproducts

Health & Fitness

Lun Asian Massage

Asian massage salon in Wagga Wagga
Phone: 0480 201 850

Trades & Services

Erkmen Savaskan

Renowned Turkish interior designer
Phone: 0416 279 247

Tiling By AA

All tiling services including bathroom, kitchen floor and wall tiling services
Phone: 0466 038 607

Oak Tree Gardening Services

Gardening and maintenance business in Bateman’s Bay on the NSW South Coast
Phone: 0410 104 537