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Stephen Blanks

Stephen is President of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties and a solicitor in private practice. Stephen is also a member of the NSW Law Society Committee on Privacy and Communications. Stephen graduated in Law and Arts from the University of New South Wales in 1983, and has been involved in the NSW Council for […]

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Talking about war, returning soldiers and the veteran experience

On Tuesday 7 November, Affinity Intercultural Foundation continued their popular Morning Conversation lecture series, with a conversation between David Elliott MP, Minister for Counter On Tuesday 7 November, Affinity hosted a Morning Conversation between David Elliott MP, Minister for Counter Terrorism, Emergency Services and Veteran Affairs and Catalina Florez, Senior Journalist from Channel Ten. The […]

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We are one but we are many: 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, […]

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What is the price of safety: NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn

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 […]

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Multicultural Australia: Strong, United, Successful

On Thursday 28 September 2017, Affinity hosted a Lunchtime Lecture with the Hon. Zed Seselja, Liberal Senator for the ACT and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs. The program was facilitated by SBS World News presenter and journalist, Ricardo Goncalves. The title of the Senator’s was Multicultural Australia: United, Strong, Successful, which is also […]