Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand and St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria
invites you to join public policy experts and people with lived
experience at the 2017 Anti-Poverty Week Forum "Picking up the Pieces"
on 20 October 2017, from 11.30am - 3.30pm.Together, we will discuss the consequences of increased social security
conditionality and what needs to be done to pick up the pieces and
disrupt cycles of disadvantage. Click here to register.
You are invited to attend the launch by Russell Broadbent of a book on asylum seeker issues. in Melbourne on Thursday 21 September.
The book, Bridging Troubled Wates: Australia & Asylum Seekers, which has been written by Dr Tony Ward, with the active involvement of Caz Coleman who has had extensive involvement with refugee matters.
This project of Yarra Institute for Religion and Social Policy was largely funded by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand in 2011, but was often delayed with frequent changes in government policy.
The venue is the Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, near the Queen Victoria Market, from 5.30 for a prompt start at 6pm and finish the official part by 7pm, with drinks/coffee/tea available afterwards.
On Wednesday 20 September, at 1.30pm, MacKillop Family Services is pleased to have the opportunity to hear from Professor Elizabeth Fernandez (University of NSW), who led the recent study on identifying long-term outcomes of Forgotten Australians, Child Migrants and the Stolen Generations – ‘No child should grow up like this’.