Entries by Affinity Intercultural Foundation

Professor Mary Crock

Mary Crock was born in 1959 in Perth, Western Australia but grew up in Melbourne, Victoria. She completed her undergraduate studies in Arts and Law at the University of Melbourne in 1983 and went on to work in a variety of positions ranging from solicitor in the law firm of Corr and Corr (as it […]

Mr Edward Santow’s Speech, Human Rights Commissioner

Acknowledgements Gadigal people of the Eora nation; Ahmet Polat. The Hon Ray Williams MP (NSW Minister for Multiculturalism, and Minister for Disability Services) Dr Elizabeth Coombs, Acting NSW Privacy Commissioner Australia is a wonderful country: warm, welcoming, open. It’s the country my father’s father escaped to as the shadow of the looming Second World War […]

Freedom of Religion in Multicultural Australia

Dr Elizabeth Coombs, Introduction to Freedom of Religion in Multicultural Australia The facilitator of the program is Chris Puplick, former President of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Board and former NSW Privacy Commissioner who will be introduced by Dr Elizabeth Coombs, A/NSW Privacy Commissioner & Affinity Advisory Board.   Chris Puplick AM, Freedom of Religion in Multicultural […]

John Cleary

John Cleary is the presenter of Sunday Nights on ABC local Radio. John Cleary has been described as ‘one of Australia’s leading commentators on religious affairs’. He is a member of the ABC’s specialist Religion unit and is often heard as a commentator on Religious issues for ABC Radio and Television. He is best known […]