Category Archives: Events

01 Dec
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Twenty five years of the Disability Discrimination Act with Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin

On Tuesday 28 November, Affinity held its final Lunchtime Lecture of the year with Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin from the Australian Human Rights Commission. The Commissioner, who is deaf, was accompanied by two AUSLAN interpreters who provided translation assistance. ...

15 Nov
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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 On Tuesday 7 November, Affinity hosted a Morning Conversation between David Elliott MP, Minister for Counter ...

09 Nov
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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 ...

09 Nov
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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 ...

23 Oct
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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, ...

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