The Diversity Conference

Redefining the Mainstream: Local Government, Inclusive Communities

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

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


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Sharon Landers
Public Education Officer, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, East Melbourne, Victoria
Georgia Prattis
Access and Equity Adviser, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, East Melbourne, Victoria
Embracing Diversity - A Whole of Organisation Approach

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Mary Leahy
Research Fellow, Workplace Studies Centre, Victoria University
Santina Bertone
Executive Director, Workplace Studies Centre, Victoria University
"Now My Life Can Really Begin" The Impact of the Two Year Waiting Period on Recently Arrived Migrants

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Dr Michael Leahy
President, Geelong 'One Fire' Reconciliation Group, and Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University, Geelong
'Practical Reconciliation' - Assimilation by Another Name: A Case for a Morally Defensible Alternative

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Peter Lewis
Chairperson, Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation in Victoria (ANTaR), National Director for Covenanting for the Uniting Church in Australia, National Secretary for Faith Communities for Reconciliation
Decolonising the Colonisers: Treaty as a Pathway to Wholeness for the Non-indigenous

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Dr Sue Lewis
Director, National Centre for Gender and Cultural Diversity, Swinburne University of Technology
Engineering a Better Workplace: A Diversity Challenge for the Engineering Profession

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Jeremy Liyanage
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Lindy Drew
Community Relations Policy Officer, Local Government Association of Qld (LGAQ)
Leanne Tu'ipulotu
Cultural Relations Officer, Maroochy Shire Council
Jeremy Liyanage
Multicultural Planner, Caboolture Shire Council
Facilitating Sustainable Change

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Dr Zane Ma Rhea
Lecturer and Consultant, National Centre for Gender and Cultural Diversity, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
The Diversity Game

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Barbara Matthews
Senior Lecturer, Auckland College of Education, New Zealand
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times, Our Times: Emerging models of Justice in New Zealand

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Helen McKernan
Project Consultant, National Centre for Gender and Cultural Diversity, Swinburne University of Technology
Fantasies, Foibles and Fruitful Outcomes: Learnings from a Three Year Diversity Program in a Telco Organization

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Geoff Meakin
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Peter Horton
Director, LOTE Marketing P/L
Geoff Meakin
Director, LOTE Marketing P/L
Effective Multicultural Communication

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Suzanne Mellor
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Warren Prior
Senior Lecturer, faculty of, Deakin University
Suzanne Mellor
Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research.
The Role of Schools in the Enhancement of Social Tolerance and Cohesion

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Judith Miralles
Judith Miralles & Associates
Dalal Smiley
Manager Multicultural Unit, City of Darebin
How Darebin Council Used the Best Value Policy as the Framework for its Cultural Planning Tool

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Sanjay Mitra
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Julian Silverman
Coordinator diploma of community services, RMIT University
Sanjay Mitra
RMIT University
Local Government Projects and Mass Relocation. Struggling Against Inappropriate Development at the Grass Roots Level in the Indian Context

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Wendy Morris
DEET
Racism. No way!

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Professor Marcia Neave
Chairperson of the Victorian Law Reform Commission
An Inclusive Law Reform Commission

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Cr Thang Ngo
Fairfield Councillor, NSW, Unity Party
Embracing Local Communities
Plenary Speaker

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Vicky Nicholson
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Dr Pat Smith
Project Consultant, based at RMIT
Rosemary Callingham
Project Leader, based at University of Tasmania
Vicky Nicholson
Project Manager, Tasmanian Aboriginal Education Unit.
Changing Places

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Alan Ogilvie
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Brad Astbury
Research Officer, Department of Justice and Youth Studies, RMIT University
Dr Julian Bondy
Program Coordinator - Criminal Justice Program, Department of Justice and Youth Studies, RMIT University
Alan Ogilvie
Lecturer,
Department of Justice and Youth Studies, RMIT University
Blunting the Impact: Developing Ethnically Sensitive Responses to Reduce Weapon Carrying and Youth Violence

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Steve Payne
Director, The Torch Arts Projects, Brotherhood of St Laurence
When the Torch Came to Town: A Community Mobilisation Workshop

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Associate Professor Scott Phillips
RMIT University
Building Bridges for Inclusiveness: Multicultural Policy, Local Government and Inclusive Democracy in New South Wales

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Georgia Prattis
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Sharon Landers
Public Education Officer, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, East Melbourne, Victoria
Georgia Prattis
Access and Equity Adviser, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, East Melbourne, Victoria
Embracing Diversity - A Whole of Organisation Approach

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Warren Prior
Senior Lecturer, faculty of, Deakin University.
Suzanne Mellor
Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research.
The Role of Schools in the Enhancement of Social Tolerance and Cohesion

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Baryalai Rahimi
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Pamela Gatos
Diversity Officer, City of Greater, Dandenong
Jenny Semple
Manager, South East Region Migrant Resource Centre
Baryalai Rahimi
Temporary Protection Visa Settlement Worker, SERMRC
Greater Dandenong's Response to the Arrival of Temporary Protection Visa Holders from Detention into the South East of Victoria

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Glenyys Romanes MP
ALP Member for Melbourne in the Legislative Council ( Upper House ), Government Whip
Governments and Communities in Partnership
Plenary Speaker

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Jenny Semple
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Pamela Gatos
Diversity Officer, City of Greater, Dandenong
Jenny Semple
Manager, South East Region Migrant Resource Centre
Baryalai Rahimi
Temporary Protection Visa Settlement Worker, SERMRC
Greater Dandenong's Response to the Arrival of Temporary Protection Visa Holders from Detention into the South East of Victoria

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Jenny Semple and
Christine Green

South Eastern Region Migrant Resource Centre
Diversecare in Aged Care: A Model of Diverse Community Care Services within the Home

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Susan Shore
ANTaR, Victoria
The Ballad of Terra Nullius
To be delivered at Conference Dinner

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Bradley Shrimpton
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Dr Jeni Wilson
Melbourne University
Bradley Shrimpton
Managing Diversity: Reflections of Tourette Syndrome Sufferers

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Julian Silverman
Coordinator, diploma of community services, RMIT University
Mark Danials
City of Yarra
A Community Leadership Training Program Model in the City of Yarra

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Julian Silverman
Coordinator diploma of community services, RMIT University
Sanjay Mitra
RMIT University
Local Government Projects and Mass Relocation. Struggling Against Inappropriate Development at the Grass Roots Level in the Indian Context

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Dr Judy Skene
Lecturer, Department of Organisational and labour Studies, University of Western Australia
Not Just Whitefellas' Business: Aboriginal Women Municipal Councillors in Western Australia

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Dalal Smiley
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Judith Miralles
Judith Miralles & Associates
Dalal Smiley
Manager Multicultural Unit, City of Darebin
How Darebin Council Used the Best Value Policy as the Framework for its Cultural Planning Tool

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Dr Pat Smith
Project Consultant, based at RMIT
Rosemary Callingham
Project Leader, based at University of Tasmania
Vicky Nicholson
Project Manager, Tasmanian Aboriginal Education Unit.
Changing Places

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Senada Softic
General Manager, Victorian Interpreting & Translating Services, Lecturer, RMIT University, Dept Languages and International Studies
From Infancy to Adulthood - the Real issues in Language Services

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Dr Christopher Sonn
Lecturer, School of Psychology, Edith Cowan University
Looking Deeper: Incorporating Knowledge about Oppression into Understandings of Migrant Adaptation

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Cr Rasa Subramaniam OAM, JP
Councillor, City Of Melville, Western Australia
Diversity Awareness - City of Melville -A City of All Seasons and All Shades

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Uri Themal, OAM
Executive Director, Multicultural Affairs Queensland, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Brisbane
Paper1
Multiculturalism in Local Government - Light a LAMP

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Uri Themal, OAM
Chairman, Griffith University Multifaith Centre Taskforce and Executive Director, Multicultural Affairs Qld
Paper2
Religion in a Multicultural Society- Bells or Bombs

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Dr Susan Thompson
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Dr Bronwyn Hanna
Researcher, Faculty of the Built Environment and School of Geography, UNSW (presenter)
Dr Kevin Dunn
Lecturer, Geography, UNSW
Dr Susan Thompson
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW
Examining the Institution of Multicultural Policy in Local Government in Australia

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Leanne Tu'ipulotu
SEE:
Lindy Drew
Community Relations Policy Officer, Local Government Association of Qld (LGAQ)
Leanne Tu'ipulotu
Cultural Relations Officer, Maroochy Shire Council
Jeremy Liyanage
Multicultural Planner, Caboolture Shire Council
Facilitating Sustainable Change

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Reverend Janet Turpie-Johnstone
Chairperson of the Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong
"Sacred Space" A Partnership Model Between the City of Greater Dandenong, Interfaith Network and Dandenong Hospital

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Irene Verins
Senior Project Officer, VicHealth Promotion Foundation, Victoria
The Journey from Margin to Mainstream: The Potential of Mental Health Promotion Strategies to Integrate People who are Newly Arrived into Australian Communities

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Alison Wild
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Sue Willey
Manager, Community Programs, Hobart City Council
Alison Wild
Community Development Officer, Hobart City Council
Networking for Harmony: A Model for Addressing Racism and Cultural Isolation at a Local Government Level

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Sue Willey
Manager, Community Programs, Hobart City Council
Alison Wild
Community Development Officer, Hobart City Council
Networking for Harmony: A Model for Addressing Racism and Cultural Isolation at a Local Government Level

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Dr Jeni Wilson
Melbourne University
Bradley Shrimpton
Managing Diversity: Reflections of Tourette Syndrome Sufferers

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Dr Loong Wong
Chinatownsydney. com, Sydney
The Struggle for Space: Invisibility and the Chinese in Australia

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