CURRENT EVENTS

Invitation to attend 23RD International Association for Volunteer Effort World Conference.   Held on the Gold Coast 17 – 20 September 2014.
Click here for more info.
The Conference will be held in two parts: IAVE VOLUNTEER YOUTH CONFERENCE 15 – 17 September Mercure Resort, Gold Coast.
This residential conference welcomes young people between 16 – 30 years and commences afternoon of 15 September.
IAVE WORLD CONFERENCE 17 – 20 September Convention and Exhibition Centre Gold Coast.
This part of the conference begins on the evening of 17 September at the Exhibition and Convention Centre at Broadbeach with a Gala Dinner.
Details for registration and booking arrangements are available on Conference website www.iave2014.org

PAST EVENTS

NAIDOC Day Celebrations

Strong Black Voices Meetings

Flyer for the first round of Strong Black Voices meetings here. ALICE SPRINGS Thursday 16 January 5pm BRISBANE Tuesday 28 January 5:30pm PERTH Tuesday 28 January 5:30pm TOWNSVILLE Wednesday 29 January 5:30pm ADELAIDE Wednesday 29 January 5:30pm MELBOURNE Thursday 30 January 5:30pm SYDNEY Friday 31 January 5:30pm CANBERRA Monday 10 February 5:30pm

Human Rights Day Event 10 December

Click here for info about the event.

Congress in Wuggubun, WA

Co-Chair Kirstie Parker addressed the Kimberley Land Council AGM on Wednesday 25 September 2013 Click here to read the media report.

A.C.T. Ethically Workshops

Thursday Island 12 September & Townsville 10 September. For more info on the Thursday Island workshop click here. For more info on the Townsville workshop click here.

UN Declaration Workshop Series: Past Workshops

Cairns 22 NovemberClick here for more info. Wagga Wagga 18 November Click here for more info. Darwin 11 November. Click here for more info. Alice Springs 14 October. Click here for more info. Broome 20 September. Click here for more info. Perth 21 August and Thursday Island 29 August. Click here for more info.

Public Events NC13 Cairns 19-21 July

Click here to see info on the Community Expo and Opening Ceremony for our annual national meeting, NC 13.

Congress Yarn Up, Perth

Congress hosted a general Yarn Up in Perth with WA-based Directors and Delegates. Click here to see info about this event.

Congress, The Constitution & our mobs

Congress and Marrin Weejali co-hosted a Yarn Up in Western Sydney to discuss the progress and updates of Congress and Constitutional Recognition for our mobs. Click here to see more info about the event.

Pacific Preparatory Meeting: World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Congress and NSWALC co-hosted a preparatory meeting in Sydney in the lead up to the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in 2014. The aim of the meeting was to determine what key human rights issues and strategies Indigenous Peoples from the Pacific Region would like to table for discussion at the 2014 world conference. Click here to see the report from the meeting. Click here to see the Pacific Statement and Outcomes Document.

Rock for Recognition:

A series of Constitutional Recognition concerts with Dan Sultan and guests in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Fremantle from 8-11 Nov 2012 was presented by ANTaR, Oxfam, Congress and You Me Unity. Check out the videos from the concerts here.

Public Events at NC12 Alice Springs 25-27 September

Congress hosted two public events as a part of our annual Delegates’ Policy meeting, NC12 in Alice Springs in September. Click here to see details of the opening ceremony and morning tea and the conference wrap-up event.

Congress Youth Program: Redfern Meet and Greet

Congress hosted this panel at the Redfern Community Centre on 25 June 2012 for the young Congress members who were part of our first members’ skills development program. Click here to see the flyer

First Peoples of Australia in the Australian Constitution Forum

Congress and 98.9FM this hosted community forum on Constitutional change in Brisbane 2 May 2012. An edited version of the program was broadcast on Thursday 17 May on Let’s Talk on 98.9fm in Brisbane (and through the NIRS) at 9am.

Congress Peoples Forum

This forum was held on 24-25 January 2012. Click here to see the Forum program. Click here to watch the webcast files of the forum.