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Voices of Indigenous Wisdom: A Conversation with Influential Aboriginal Leaders on the Referendum

October 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a compelling online event, where we bring together some of the most influential voices in the Aboriginal community to discuss the critically important topic of the Voice to Parliament.

Thursday 5 October 2023, 12pm – 1.30pm

In collaboration with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and the Consumer Action Law Centre, we present an enlightening panel discussion featuring esteemed speakers:

  • Sheree Lowe –  A Djab Wurrung and Gunditjmara woman with a strong connection to South West Victoria, Sheree leads the establishment of the Balit Durn Durn Centre at VACCHO.
  • Uncle Rodney Jackson – A respected advocate for Aboriginal rights and social justice, Uncle Rodney Jackson’s insights will shed light on the significance of the Voice to Parliament.
  • Laura Thompson – With a profound understanding of legal and social issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Laura Thompson, representing Clothing the Gaps, will offer a unique perspective on this pivotal issue.

Professor Kim Rubenstein as our facilitator – a constitutional lawyer, academic, author, distinguished human rights advocate, and a champion of equal opportunity and active citizenship.

During this event, our speakers will explore the history, implications, and potential impact of the Voice to Parliament, a critical issue in Australia’s ongoing journey towards reconciliation and recognition. They will share their personal stories, insights, and visions for a more equitable and inclusive future for all Australians, and answer the pressing questions on the Voice.

Whether you’re a policy maker, a lawyer, a community leader, or a financial counselor, this event promises to be an enlightening and thought-provoking discussion that you won’t want to miss. Register now and be a part of this important conversation on 5 October 2023. Together, we can amplify the voices that matter most and work towards a more just and inclusive Australia.

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October 5, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm