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Human Rights in Australia Today

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Human Rights in Australia Today

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$20.00

Thursday 14th June
6pm

Tickets $20

 

An engaging and dynamic panel of speakers who have significant achievements in their fields, will explore four major human rights issues facing Australia today, as highlighted in our exhibition The Holocaust and Human Rights; the rights of Indigenous people, refugees and asylum seekers, people with disabilities, and the LGBTIQ community.

Panellists:

  • Deng Adut, a Sudanese refugee, now a defence lawyer and refugee advocate in Western Sydney;
  • Brandon Srot, a psychotherapist, sexuality and gender diversity trainer, and former counsellor of the AIDS Council of NSW;
  • Lindon Coombes, Professor of Indigenous Policy at UTS and Indigenous Chair for the NSW Reconciliation Council;
  • Rani Vincent, co-founder of The Age of Ability and The Brain Injury Project

Moderated by:

  • Andrew Jakubowicz, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at UTS, member of the Advisory Board of Multicultural NSW, and author of many prestigious publications

Opening Address by:

  • Claire Mallinson, National Director of Amnesty International Australia

 

Bookings essential. Book your ticket by calling 9360 7999.

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Thursday 14th June
6pm

Tickets $20

 

An engaging and dynamic panel of speakers who have significant achievements in their fields, will explore four major human rights issues facing Australia today, as highlighted in our exhibition The Holocaust and Human Rights; the rights of Indigenous people, refugees and asylum seekers, people with disabilities, and the LGBTIQ community.

Panellists:

  • Deng Adut, a Sudanese refugee, now a defence lawyer and refugee advocate in Western Sydney;
  • Brandon Srot, a psychotherapist, sexuality and gender diversity trainer, and former counsellor of the AIDS Council of NSW;
  • Lindon Coombes, Professor of Indigenous Policy at UTS and Indigenous Chair for the NSW Reconciliation Council;
  • Rani Vincent, co-founder of The Age of Ability and The Brain Injury Project

Moderated by:

  • Andrew Jakubowicz, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at UTS, member of the Advisory Board of Multicultural NSW, and author of many prestigious publications

Opening Address by:

  • Claire Mallinson, National Director of Amnesty International Australia

 

Bookings essential. Book your ticket by calling 9360 7999.