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2018 Around the Campfire in Sydney fundraising dinner

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Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW, Kensington

Botany St

Kensington, NSW 2033

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On Saturday March 10 2018 Around the Campfire Inc will hold its inaugural fundraising dinner in Sydney at the prestigious University of NSW Leighton Hall.


Money raised on the night will fund our Indigenous school nurse position in the remote community of Yuendumu in the NT. Our goal is to establish the event as an annual fundraiser in Sydney to fund the school nurse position for many years. Our target for the evening is $80,000 to enable the nurse position to commence at the beginning of Term 3 2018.


Enjoy an amazing 3 course dinner from Sydney's Gastronomy including paired wines by Winestate Wine maker of the Year Shane Harris from Wines by Geoff Hardy in Mclaren Vale, South Australia.


We will use the event to announce the AFL as an official partner of the Around the Campfire Inc program. The Around the Campfire Inc program will become part of the AFL's new Reconciliation Action Plan to strengthen their commitment to Indigenous health.


Due to our new partnership with the AFL all 18 AFL clubs will be requested to attend. Also present will be Federal politicians such as Australia’s First Indigenous women elected to the Federal House of Representatives Linda Burney, Senator Nigel Scullion, Around the Campfire Inc ambassadors NFL player Australian Adam Gotsis and AFLW Crows Indigenous player Ruth Wallace, plus a host of media and entertainment personalities.


We are lucky to have joint Master of Ceremonies for the night. Wiradjuri man, former NRL player and professional boxer Joe Williams will be joined by Narrungar, Noongar and Kaurna woman, International actress of stage and screen Natasha Wanganeen.


As part of our program involves providing opportunities to people living in remote communities, our event will take inspiration from the amazing Australian desert reggae genre of music. Hawaiian reggae artist Mishka will travel to Australia with his 3 piece band to entertain us, and will be involved in our program. Mishka will be joined by special guests iconic Australian band Ganggajang.


There are many opportunities to support our program, with no more obvious than supporting our event in Sydney. Through buying a table or sponsoring the night, it enables Around the Campfire Inc to work with more Indigenous women across the country through our Indigenous school nurse programs and our women's AFL carnivals at Adelaide and Perth.


Women are the key to improving the health of Indigenous Australians, further empowering and educating Indigenous women in remote communities and across the country will help drive chronic disease numbers down and close the gap on life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

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Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW, Kensington

Botany St

Kensington, NSW 2033

Australia

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