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“Your story is the Australian story”: Affinity celebrates its 10th Friendship & Dialogue Iftar at historic NSW Parliament House

On Tuesday 29 May more than 300 guests gathered at NSW Parliament House to break bread in the spirit of harmony and diversity at Affinity Intercultural Foundation’s tenth annual Friendship and Dialogue Iftar dinner. The gathering saw guests from diverse backgrounds in attendance, including members of Parliament, police, religious, community and education leaders, business people, […]

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Twenty five years of the Disability Discrimination Act

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. Facilitating the talk was Professor Shane Clifton, Dean of Theology from Alphacrucis College, who suffered […]

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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, […]