Entries by Affinity Intercultural Foundation

Talking about war, returning soldiers and the veteran experience: A Morning Conversation with David Elliott, Minister for Veteran Affairs

On Tuesday 7 November, Affinity Intercultural Foundation continued their popular Morning Conversation lecture series, with a conversation between David Elliott MP, Minister for Counter Terrorism, Emergency Services and Veteran Affairs and Catalina Florez, Senior Journalist from Channel Ten. The morning kicked off with a special ney performance from Furkan Cicek before David and Catalina delved […]

We are on but we are many: Michael Carr gives an insight into the diversity of the NSW independent schools sector

On Wednesday 25 October, Affinity Intercultural Foundation hosted a Lunchtime Lecture with Michael Carr, the Acting Executive Officer of the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AISNSW). The program was facilitated by Professor Mark Hutchinson, Dean of Education, Arts and Social Sciences at Alphacrucis College. The event attracted a turnout of more than 40 guests, […]

What is the price of safety: NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn delivers a Lunchtime Lecture at Affinity Intercultural Foundation

On Wednesday 4 October, Affinity hosted a Lunchtime Lecture with NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn. The program was facilitated by Judith Whelan, Head of ABC Spoken Content. The title of the Deputy Commissioner’s work was What is the price of safety? The role of policing in our new security environment. In her talk, Deputy […]

November 28 Lunchtime Lecture with Alastair McEwin

About the speaker: Alastair McEwin is Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner.  He commenced in this role in August 2016. Alastair’s educational background is in arts, law and business administration.  Following his undergraduate studies in Adelaide, he spent time in Vancouver, Canada, pursuing postgraduate studies.  Prior to moving to Sydney to commence as a consultant with Accenture, […]