Redefining the Mainstream: Local Government, Inclusive Communities

The Second National Conference on Reconciliation, Multiculturalism, Immigration and Human Rights


Paula Abood
Community Cultural Development Worker, Sydney

Paula Abood is a community cultural development worker and has worked with refugee and immigrant women for 13 years in advocacy, policy, case and developmental work. She is also a writer/editor, director and film maker, most recently having made a short film called of middle eastern appearance that explores the politics of racial profiling. She is active on a recently formed coalition of activists, academics and community workers, We Who Believe in Freedom - End Racialised Punishment, a campaign that focuses on mandatory sentencing, imprisonment of refugees and the overpolicing and targeting of particular communities in Australia.

Plenary Speaker


Deakin Woolstores Campus, Geelong Waterfront
30 November - 1 December 2001


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