Perth and WA Events: John Pilger's 'Utopia' screening in Kalgoorlie and Perth + SNAICC Training

Perth and WA Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory:

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New Events: 20-25, 27-28 February 2014; 2, 6-7, 10-11, 13-14, 16-18, 20, 26, 28 March 2014; 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Bendigo, Geelong, Newcastle, Canberra,
Redfern, Kalgoorlie, Moree, Adelaide, Rozelle, UNSW, Cairns,
Waurn Ponds, Mona Vale, Uni of Western Sydney, Perth,
Macquarie University, Parrammatta, Armidale, Dunedin, Epping, Ryde
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
"When I began filming this secret Australia 30 years ago,
a global campaign was under way to end apartheid in South Africa.
Having reported from South Africa, I was struck by the similarity
of white supremacy and the compliance and defensiveness of
liberals. Yet no international opprobrium, no boycotts, disturbed
the surface of "lucky" Australia." John Pilger, Guardian
All screenings of 'Utopia':
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'Utopia' film reviews: & &
Respect and Listen Background to 'Utopia' film:
WGAR Background to 'Utopia' film:

Event: Abstract submissions close Mon 7 April 2014: Perth, WA
Aboriginal Health Conference 2014 - call for abstracts now open
"Rural Health West is hosting the Aboriginal Health
Conference in Perth on 5-6 July 2014 and is calling for
conference abstracts to be submitted."
"The conference will include presentations, clinical updates,
practical workshops, case studies, learning opportunities
and hands-on sessions which follow the conference theme of
'Strong Communities - Healthy Communities'."
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Events: various times during 2014: various locations around Australia including WA
SNAICC Training Workshops will be held Nationally in 2014 -
Through Young Black Eyes & Working and Walking Together
SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
Expressions of interest forms and flyers are available from the SNAICC training page:
"SNAICC is hosting 'Through Young Black Eyes' workshops in the following regions:
* Brisbane, QLD (March 2014)
* Darwin, NT (April 2014)
* Kalgoorlie, WA (May 2014)
* Broome, WA (May 2014)
* Adelaide, SA (June 2014)
* Hobart, TAS (June 2014)"
'Working and Walking Together':
"SNAICC, in partnership with Family Relationships Services Australia (FRSA),
offers a 2-day workshop on cultural competence in working with
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children."
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'Through Young Black Eyes' Event details:
'Working and Walking Together' Event details:
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Event: 5 - 6 July 2014: Perth, WA
Aboriginal Health Conference 2014
Strong commitments - healthy communities
"Developing strong commitments to improve the
health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural
and remote communities."
"Rural Health West invites you to one of Western
Australia's leading Aboriginal Health Conferences
to be held in Perth from the 5 - 6 July 2014."
"The conference theme 'Strong commitments
- healthy communities' will be addressed through
presentations, clinical updates, practical workshops,
hands-on concurrent sessions and case study
learning opportunities that are professionally accredited
and delivered by expert specialists and speakers."
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Event: 14-17 September 2015: Perth, WA
6th SNAICC National Conference
SNAICC: Secretariat of National Aboriginal & Islander Child Care
"The SNAICC National Conference will now be held every two years and
we hope you can lock in 14 to 17 September 2015 dates into your
2-year plan and look forward to our Perth conference as much as we are."
"This year's [2013] conference was our largest to date attracting over
1100 registrants who had the opportunity to participate in a diverse
program of over 70 con-current sessions that covered a wide range of topics
addressing the needs of Aboriginal ad Torres Strait Islander children and families."
Event details:
2013 post-conference report online:

See also:

Creative Spirits: Aboriginal calendar
"When you look at the events which are significant to
Aboriginal people you’ll notice that their recent history
is one of a fight for rights, land and recognition.
It is also a history of sadness, loss and denial."

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