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Stepping through the Door
Are we ready to transform words into action?
When: Monday 29 August 7:30-9:30pm
- Julian McMahon, is a barrister at the Victorian Bar. He works in criminal law. In recent years he has become known for working on cases involving the death penalty, including the Bali 9 cases of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan executed in Indonesia in April 2015. Julian is currently on the Boards of Jesuit Social Services, and Reprieve Australia (an anti-death penalty organisation).
- Jo Doherty, Best Practice Coordinator at Elizabeth Morgan House Aboriginal Women's Services, started off on a very different path as a biologist working to 'save the frogs' at the Amphibian Research Centre. Jo describes her life as a ‘journey unexpected’, leading her to working for the peak Victorian Aboriginal Women's body as a specialist high risk Family Violence Worker responding to the needs of women and children and assisting them to navigate the justice and crisis systems.
- Darren Side is the Indigenous Education Leader and a senior teacher at Xavier College. Darren has been Principal of two remote Aboriginal schools in the Kimberley. His work in Aboriginal communities and schools has seen him develop and implement successful educational programs dedicated to promoting Aboriginal literacy and numeracy through life skills programs.
- Shane Healy, Director of Media and Communications at the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and former 3AW Chief Executive
Ticket Price: $15 Adult and $5 Student
Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre
Kew, VIC 3103