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“Our game is something more than sport – it builds leadership and strong bonds across a multiplicity of cultural backgrounds”: Sam Graham CEO of AFL NSW/ACT CEO

On Monday, 22 October, Affinity Intercultural Foundation hosted a special lecture with the CEO of AFL NSW/ACT, Sam Graham, who discussed the important role AFL plays in creating a sense of belonging and community in Australia – one of the most multicultural, multi-faith countries in the world. In a conversation Facilitated by former ABC Radio […]

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“Australia is enriched by the contribution of people who have come from all over the world”: Greens leader talks racism, migration and Australian Multiculturalism

On Friday, 19 October, Affinity Intercultural Foundation’s Morning Conversation with Richard Di Natale drew a full house, who came to listen to the Australian Greens Leader discuss the challenges of politicising multicultural Australia and how to overcome them. In a conversation facilitated by Network Ten’s Political Reporter, Catalina Florez, the Senator discussed issues including the […]

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“Change will come when we start believing the stories when they’re told”: Sara Mansour on how social media is helping survivors of sexual harassment

On Wednesday, 5 September, a full house turned out to attend Affinity Intercultural Foundation’s A+ Youth Lecture with Sara Mansour, lawyer and co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam. In a talk titled, ‘‘Hashtags Sparking Revolutions: How Social Media is Helping Take a Stand Against Sexual Harassment’, Sara discussed how social media and the #MeToo movement is […]

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“The climate is on steroids, and humans are feeding it to the earth”: Professor Will Steffen presents the case for urgent climate action

On Wednesday, 28 August, Professor Will Steffen, Emeritus Professor at Australian National University delivered an engaging and timely Lunchtime Lecture titled, The Anthropocene: Rising Risks, Critical Choices. Professor Steffen, who is a Councillor on the publicly-funded Climate Council of Australia, gave a sobering presentation that showed the impact of human activity on the earth. “The […]

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Reframing Conversations and Centring the Reader: A Day in the Life of a Modern Newspaper Editor

On Wednesday, 15 August, Affinity Intercultural Foundation continued its successful Morning Conversation series with a talk from Lisa Davies, editor of The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH). The conversation was facilitated by Natalie Ahmat, senior journalist from SBS National Indigenous Television (NITV).In a talk titled ‘A Day in the Life of a Modern Newspaper Editor’, Lisa […]