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Hurricane Message from CaribVic

The Caribbean community in Victoria Australia wishes to commiserate with our people in the Caribbean Islands who have experienced the wrath of Hurricane Irma.

Our hopes and prayers are for the families and loved ones who live in faraway places that their news is good news.

2018 Costumes Launch – Saturday July 22!

2018 Carnival Costumes Launch

Be the first to see these fabulous costumes!

Saturday 22nd July 2017 7.00 pm to 11.30pm

Box Hill Community Arts Centre

Corner 460 Station St & Combarton St


DJ Stick Mareebo   Music from the Caribbean

CaribVic Members & 2017 Masqueraders $20   Others $25

Get your FREE Curry/Roti between 7.00pm and 8.45pm (1PP)

BYO Drinks


Roger 0418 524 114

Pat 0424 715 530

Mary 0411 231 198

DJ Stick 0433 110 995


Book Launch: The Silver is Mine – Thursday March 23

Jason Roger Philips is a promising young author is is proud to invite members of the Caribbean community to the launch of his new book The Silver is Mine.

Please join us to celebrate at this free event!

When: 6.30pm, Thursday March 23

Where: Readings Doncaster, Westfield Doncaster, 619 Doncaster Rd, Victoria 3108


Australian Association for Caribbean Studies Conference


Australian National University, Canberra

9-11 February 2017


Offers of papers for the 2017 AACS Conference should be made no later than 1 December 2016.

The conference has a theme – ‘Interiors’ – as detailed on our webpage, but offers from all areas will be considered. Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words and a brief (25 words) personal biography, to Barry Higman at

We will let you know as quickly as possible if your offer is accepted.

For the latest news regarding the conference, please visit our site which is being regularly updated.

Registration for the conference is now open where you can pay both registration and AACS membership fees. Presenters must be members of the AACS. For any questions about AACS membership please contact the AACS Secretary/Treasurer Sue Thomas, at

Two postgraduate bursaries of AU$1,000 each are available for attendance at the conference. To apply, please email the AACS President Anne Collett at, briefly outlining your need for financial support. A decision on bursaries will be made in early December 2016.

The conference is being organized jointly by Laurence Brown, Barry Higman and Consuelo Martinez Reyes. Please direct any questions to them at:

A Taste of Haiti

Dear Family and Friends of CaribVic,

You are invited to a Cooking Demonstration

To meet Haitian Chef Diana Achille

12 noon

Sunday 20 November 2016

Westfield Shelter

Yarra Bend Park

Cnr Heidelberg & Yarra Bend Roads

Fairfield, Vic 3078


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