Australian International Aid: Accountability & Transparency

A discussion and three course dinner on

Australian International Aid

Accountability & Transparency

was held on
Wednesday 24 February 2016
At Taj Agra Indian Restaurant,
35 Woolley St, Dickson, ACT

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Master of Ceremonies

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Siobhan Heanue
Reporter, Presenter
ABC Television, Radio and Online

Speakers

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Kathryn Elliott
Director
Health Program and Performance Section
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson
International Policy Manager
Australian Red Cross, ACT

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Professor William Maley
The Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy
Australian National University

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Sam Zappia
Manager
Country Programs Team
Care Australia, ACT

Speeches began at 6:30pm, followed by a Q&A session.

Forum Australia thanks the ACT Office of Multicultural Affairs for its funding allocation to assist us build stronger inter-cultural ties within the ACT

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Canberrans urged to get behind the Diversity online campaign

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Muhammed Ali, Founder and President of Aussie Forum and champion of the ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commission’s, ‘Diversity Goes with Our Territory’ campaign has urged all Canberrans to spread messages of inclusion, acceptance and multiculturalism.

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/canberrans-campaign-for-diversity-and-against-racism-20160205-gmmg2z#ixzz40DHOY0T

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Red Cross Appreciates Forum Australia Efforts

Certificate of appreciation

In January 2016, the Australian Red Cross gave Forum Australia a Certificate of Appreciation for “…appreciation of your significant contribution to the 2015 Red Cross Food Drive. Your efforts have helped brighten the festive season for local Canberrans experiencing homelessness and those seeking asylum.”, in recognition of the clothes and other items donated to Red Cross.

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Aussie Forum President wins ACT 2015 Outstanding Multicultural Volunteer Award

The President of Aussie Forum has won the 2015 ACT Outstanding Multicultural Volunteer of the Year Award.

Mohammed Ali, who has been the driving force behind Aussie Forum, received the award from Yvette Berry at the ACT Multicultural Awards ceremony held in the Theo Notaras Multicultural centre in Civic Canberra this morning.

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Also Jeeven Nadanakumar, a speaker at the Mixed Up! Forum earlier this year, was named Multicultural Young Person of the Year

This years awards also marked the 10th Anniversary of the Theo Notaras Centre and coincidentally the 10th Anniversary of Aussie Forum.

More information can be found at:

http://citynews.com.au/2015/canberras-2015-multicultural-award-winners-are/

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Mixed Up! Intergenerational Views on Living Across Cultures

A discussion and dinner around being

Mixed Up!

Intergenerational Views on Living Across Cultures

was held on
6pm Wednesday 29 July 2015
At Taj Agra Indian Restaurant,
35 Woolley St, Dickson, ACT

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Elliott Dunn, ABC 666 Radio,
Master of Ceremonies

 SPEAKERS

Kanti Jinna

Kanti Jinna
Advisor
Canberra Multicultural Community Forum

Samreen Syed
Law Student
Australian National University

Andrea Ho
666 ABC Radio & Online Manager, ACT
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Jeevan Nadanakumar
Student
Australian National University
Member volunteer youth broadcaster
FM91.1 Community Radio

Rolf Bachmann
CYSFP Case Management Team Leader
Southside Community Services

Any queries, please contact
Mohammed Ali on 0434 604 208  or
Helen Wilson on 0409 621 949 or
Email:  info@aussieforum.org

Guests were seated by 6:30pm when the first course of dinner was served.
Speeches began at 6:30pm, followed by a Q&A session.

Forum Australia thanks the ACT Office of Multicultural Affairs for its funding allocation to assist us build stronger inter-cultural ties within the ACT

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De-stressing the boiling point

Forum Australia 

(Aussie Forum Inc.)  www.aussieforum.org

The Discussion and Dinner on

De-stressing the boiling point

or ‘managing personal stress’

was held at 6pm 

on Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Taj Agra Indian Restaurant35 Woolley St, Dickson, ACT 

Elliott Dunn, ABC 666 Radio – Master of Ceremonies

Speakers 

Professor John Powers
ANU

Mary Pekin
CEO, Relationships Australia, ACT and Region

Dr John Martin
Clinical psychologist

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For queries contact:
Mohammed Ali on 0434 604 208 or Helen Wilson on 0409 621 949

Guests were seated by 6.30pm when the first course of dinner was served.

Speeches began at 6.30pm, followed by a Q & A session.

There was a nominal charge of $10 per person.

Forum Australia thanks the ACT Office of Multicultural Affairs for its funding allocation to assist us build stronger inter-cultural ties within the ACT.

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Fundraising Dinner for Canberra Hospital Paedriatrics

Forum  Australia
(Aussie Forum Inc.)
www.aussieforum.org

invites you to

FUNDRAISING DINNER
in support of
THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL – PAEDIATRICS

Come and enjoy great food from South India and
good company as you take a break at the end of the year
7 pm  Tuesday 2 December 2014

Venue: Ruchi Indian Restaurant, 17 -23 Oatley Ct, Belconnen ACT 2611

$30 per person

Friends and Family welcome

RSVP by COB Saturday 30 November
info@aussieforum.org

Contact: 0434604208, 0402780087, 0423020313

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Interfaith Harmony: Where are we?

Luncheon Meeting

was held to discuss

Interfaith Harmony: Where are we? 

Discourse, arguments and counter-arguments 

12 noon Saturday 1 November 2014
Venue: Taj Agra Indian Restaurant, 35 Woolley St, Dickson, ACT

Speakers 

Her Excellency Rima Alaadeen
Ambassador, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Reverend Nikolai Blaskow
Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn

Diana Abdel-Rahman
President Australian Muslim Voice and

Chair, Canberra Multicultural Community Forum

Dean Sahu Khan
Chair, Canberra Interfaith Forum

Message from:
Harry Oppermann
Jewish Representative, Canberra Interfaith Forum

Brief comment:

Her Excellency Naila Chohan
High Commissioner, Pakistan

Kanti Jinna – Hindu Council of Australia
Amne Alrifai – Muslim Youth Representative

Lunch was served promptly at 12 noon, followed by the speeches, brief comments and Q&A

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Renewable Energy Future of Canberra

Luncheon Meeting

discussed

Renewable Energy Future of Canberra

Discourse, arguments and counter-arguments

12 noon Saturday 13 September 2014 

Venue: Taj Agra Indian Restaurant, 35 Woolley St, Dickson, ACT

Speakers

John Grimes

CEO, Australian Solar Council

Dr Igor Skryabin

Centre for Sustainable Energy

Australian National University

Julian Fitzgerald

Claireville Press, ACT

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Andrea Ho

Master of Ceremony, ABC 666 Canberra

 

Three course lunch was served promptly at 12 noon, followed by the speeches and Q&A
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Australia Under New Management

Luncheon Meeting

discussed

 

AUSTRALIA UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

Are we better or worse?

Discourse, arguments and counter-arguments
12 noon Saturday 1 March 2014

Venue: Taj Agra Indian Restaurant, 35 Woolley St, Dickson, ACT  

Speakers

Jack Waterford

Editor-at-Large, The Canberra Times

Professor John Wanna
Australian Politics and Public Policy
Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration
Australia and New Zealand School of Government
Australian National University

Professor Jenny Stewart
Professor of Public Policy
Australian Defence Force Academy
Lunch was served promptly at 12 noon, followed by the speeches and Q&A

 

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