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’.
All are invited to
attend a Culture and History of the South Sudanese Community Forum in
Sunshine on Saturday 15 July from 1.30pm to 4pm in St Theresa's Hall, 18
Drummartin St, Albion. This forum sponsored by Pax Christi, an
international peace movement, to meet members of the South Sudanese
Community in Sunshine, learn about their culture and history, and hear
first-hand of their experiences of being refugees in Australia.
10 years since the Federal Government Intervention and everyone needs to remember that we experience the failings of that invasion every day." Yingiya Mark Guylua MLA, Independent member of Nhulunbuy and Elder and spokesperson of the Yolŋu Nations Assembly From his recent Open Letter to the Northern Territory Government: Genuine outcomes for Yolngu communities, June 1st 2017.
Please find invitation attached to attend this important forum in Melbourne on June 29th and consider passing this invitation on to friends and peers as requested below.