PUBLIC FORUM – REFUGEES: DISPELLING THE MYTHS On Sunday 16th
October residents of the Sunshine Coast will have a rare
opportunity to hear high profile experts on the controversial and
topical issue of refugees and asylum seekers.
Keynote interstate speakers addressing a Forum at the University of Sunshine will be Julian Burnside AO QC, prominent Melbourne barrister and human rights advocate and Pamela Curr, Victorian Women’s Honour Roll in 2009 and Campaign Director at the Melbourne Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
Also on the panel are Queenslanders Paul Sevret, well-known Brisbane journalist and Courier-Mail Assistant News Editor and Homa Forotan, who arrived as a refugee in 2005, has a Bachelor Degree in Biotechnology from UQ and was a recipient of the Young Queenslander of the Year Award. The Forum will be facilitated by Frederika Steen, a former immigration officer, committed refugee advocate and Canberran of the Year who will welcome all questions and audience participation.
Hosted by Buddies Refugee Support Group and Graduate Women Queensland Sunshine Coast the Forum will be from 3 – 5 pm in Lecture Theatre One, USC, Sippy Downs. Free Admission – a gold coin donation welcomed. Enquiries 5445 3727 5494 2240
Location: UNIVERSITY SUNSHINE COAST - LECTURE THEATRE ONE
Cost: FREE ADMISSION - GOLD COIN DONATION WELCOMED
Contact: BRONWYN BELL
BUDDIES REFUGEE SUPPORT GROUP
GRADUATE WOMEN QUEENSLAND SUNSHINECOAST BRANCH
Contact Details: 5445 3727 5494 2240
downloadable “Public Forum – Refugees: Dispelling The Myths” pdf
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