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March 2017

Senator Lisa Singh – UN Secondment

March 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Law Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Law, UTAS Campus
Sandy Bay, TAS Australia
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UNAA-Tas and UTAS Law School invite you to an evening with Senator Lisa Singh presenting about her recent secondment to the United Nations (September – December 2016). During the secondment, a new Secretary General was elected, the General Assembly held a Refugee Summit with Heads of State, and Australia was outvoted by the world wanting to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Hear Senator Lisa Singh’s reflections on what happened, why it matters, and what’s next for Australia. When: Refreshments…

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Babel – Invisible Practice

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hobart Council Centre, Level 5, 16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart, TAS Australia
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This live performance of sound and expression will immerse you in many of the fifty or so languages spoken in Tasmania. Words and lilts and tones have been studied, combined and choreographed into a durational performance in a disused office space in central Hobart. Choreographer and creator Glen Murray, composer Heath Brown and sound and lighting designer Jason James join with Tasmanians for whom English is not their first language to give voice to a hidden population. Together they have…

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Harmony Week 2017

March 20 @ 8:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

Tasmania’s Harmony Week is back again in 2017! The week provides an excellent opportunity to assist your youth group or community organisation to build a culture of appreciation and understanding for the diversity in our communities. Youth and community work presents an ideal setting to foster a culture of tolerance, understanding and respect for diversity, and Harmony Week is a great opportunity to do this! The Multicultural Council of Tasmania, in partnership with the Tasmanian Government, is working for the…

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City of Hobart Harmony Day Event

March 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mathers Place, 108 Bathurst Street
Hobart, TAS Australia
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Hobart Human Library – with books who are real, living people! The ‘readers’ will speak informally with a ‘book’ who has encountered prejudice or stereotyping as a result of their culture, religion, refugee background, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability. (Fine weather option in laneway, wet weather option in Mathers House foyer)

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City of Hobart Harmony Day Event

March 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Elizabeth Mall, Hobart, TAS Australia + Google Map

Join us in welcoming multicultural people to Hobart. Performances include traditional dances, singing and more…

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White Ribbon Policy Research Paper

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

White Ribbon. Australia's campaign to prevent men's violence against women. You are invited to join us for the launch of the latest White Ribbon Policy Research Paper in Hobart. We will also be taking the opportunity to congratulate our recommitted White Ribbon Ambassadors and celebrate the establishment of the Hobart White Ribbon Committee. The White Ribbon Policy Research Paper was undertaken by Bob Pease and is titled Men as Allies in Preventing Violence Against Women: Principles and Practice for Promoting…

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Babel – Invisible Practice

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hobart Council Centre, Level 5, 16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart, TAS Australia
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This live performance of sound and expression will immerse you in many of the fifty or so languages spoken in Tasmania. Words and lilts and tones have been studied, combined and choreographed into a durational performance in a disused office space in central Hobart. Choreographer and creator Glen Murray, composer Heath Brown and sound and lighting designer Jason James join with Tasmanians for whom English is not their first language to give voice to a hidden population. Together they have…

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Babel – Invisible Practice

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hobart Council Centre, Level 5, 16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart, TAS Australia
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This live performance of sound and expression will immerse you in many of the fifty or so languages spoken in Tasmania. Words and lilts and tones have been studied, combined and choreographed into a durational performance in a disused office space in central Hobart. Choreographer and creator Glen Murray, composer Heath Brown and sound and lighting designer Jason James join with Tasmanians for whom English is not their first language to give voice to a hidden population. Together they have…

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Facilitating Inclusion – How to Start and Sustain a LGBTIQ and Allies Group at School

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Diversity groups contribute to making schools safer for all students, but in particular LGBTI students. Students who have a diversity group at their school report lower levels of victimisation and harassment, and greater feeling of safety and belonging. This workshop is focused on why, and how to start and run a (LGBTIQ and Allies) diversity group at school. Learning Outcomes: - Enable better support for students to feel more connected to their school community - See an increase in mental…

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Facilitating Inclusion – How to Start and Sustain a LGBTIQ and Allies Group at School

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Diversity groups contribute to making schools safer for all students, but in particular LGBTI students. Students who have a diversity group at their school report lower levels of victimisation and harassment, and greater feeling of safety and belonging. This workshop is focused on why, and how to start and run a (LGBTIQ and Allies) diversity group at school. Learning Outcomes: - Enable better support for students to feel more connected to their school community - See an increase in mental…

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