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Australia's Pacific Connections: Launch Event for ON@Western
Thu. 27 October 2016, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm AEDT
ON@Western is Western Sydney University’s (WSU) new Oceania Network connecting staff and students with Australia's Pasifika community and the Oceania region.
Join us in launching ON@Western as six Sydney-based leaders of Pacific Island heritage express how they view their own leadership (in the arts, activism, academia, sports and media) in relation to the launch theme:
'Australia's Pacific Connections'.
This event is open to the public, and you'll be treated to a FREE Pacific-style catered lunch as you watch performances and listen to presentations on the event's theme from:
- Maryjane Schwenke, Director and Samoan dance teacher - Matavai Cultural Arts Centre
- Frank Puletua, Senior Manager – Pacific Strategy and NRL Awards
- Emelda Davis, President, Australian South Sea Islanders, Port Jackson
- Jioji Ravulo, Senior Lecturer and founder of Pasifika Achievement to Higher Education (PATHE), WSU
- Thelma Thomas aka MC Trey, Hip-hop artist and Australian Museum Youth Reconnection Project Coordinator
- Paula Kruger, Training Manager, ABC News
Book fast - places are limited and registration is essential! We look forward to welcoming you!
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Room 31, Level 2, Building EA, Parramatta South Campus
Western Sydney University