Theme for 2018
Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.

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Rockdale - Wednesday 18 October 2017 - Moneycare Day

A time when community members can discuss difficuties they experience with representatives from Centrelink, Sydney Water, Energy.

philip [dot] white [at] aue [dot] salvationarmy [dot] org

To read more about the Anti-Poverty Week Australia: http://www.antipovertyweek.org.au/

432 West Botany St The Salvation Army
Rockdale
Australia

Adelaide - Friday 20 October 2017 - Attack Poverty, Not The Poor Conference

Join us this Anti-Poverty Week for two days of conversation, stories, and learning about ways to get active, an Anti-Poverty Week event organised by poor people!

We will be exploring the punishing, humiliating policies making life tougher for those out of work, and living in poverty, and how we can struggle together for justice and respect.

There will be a strong focus on the voices and insights of low-income people, whose views and experiences have been ignored for too long.

Transport Assistance and Childcare available.

WHEN: Friday October 20th, 10am-4:30pm, Saturday October 21st, 12pm-6.30pm
WHERE: Clayton Wesley Uniting Church, corner Portrush Road and The Parade, Beulah Park

https://www.facebook.com/events/363406017408633

To read more about the Anti-Poverty Week Australia: http://www.antipovertyweek.org.au/

corner Portrush Road and The Parade Clayton Wesley Uniting Church, Beulah Park
Adelaide
Australia

Queanbeyan - Tuesday 17 October 2017 - Talk Poverty

Join us for a free community event "Talk Poverty" for Anti-Poverty week.

Did you know that poverty and severe hardship affect more than a million Australians? Around the world more than a billion people live in poverty.

Hear from people with lived experience and community advocates that support people in need.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | 09:45 AM to 02:00 PM

Speakers include:

  • 10.00am - Elaine Lollback, St Benedict’s Community Centre & Vivienne Cox, Department of Family & Community Services
  • 10.30am - Dave Burnet, OzHarvest 
  • 11.00am - Tina Brown, QPRC 
  • 11.30am - Zakia Patel,  AXIS Youth Centre & Jessica Miller, A real life youth experience 
  • 12.00pm - Gemma Bell, Your Place Housing Support Service 
  • 1.00pm - Amy Lanham, Anglicare & Melanie Turner, Anglicare Fair Food
  • 1.30pm - George Nathan, Mission Australia

Refreshments will be provided.

https://www.qprc.nsw.gov.au/Events-Activities/Talk-Poverty

To read more about the Anti-Poverty Week Australia: http://www.antipovertyweek.org.au/

6 Rutledge Street Queanbeyan Library
Queanbeyan
Australia

Perth - Monday 16 October 2017 - Q&A BREAKFAST FORUM

Western Australia has seen a sharp growth in inequality. There are 240,000 Western Australians living below the poverty line, many of them children. Nationwide, more than 730,000 children live in poverty (one in six).

We know that it is not right that this alarmingly high number of young people are being left behind. This event will give us an opportunity to come together to discuss and ask important questions to shape a different future.

There will be a panel discussion including:
* Hon. Simone McGurk MLA, Minister for Child Protection Counsellor
* Janet Davidson OAM, City of Perth
* Paris Mitchell, person with lived experience
* Ross Wortham, CEO at Youth Affairs
* Ross Kyrwood, CEO at YMCA WA
* Carol Innes, Co-Chair of Reconciliation WA

Registrations open at 7am. Please arrive promptly for a 7:30am start.

RSVP by 12 October 2017.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/anti-poverty-week-launch-tickets-3747670...

To read more about the Anti-Poverty Week Australia: http://www.antipovertyweek.org.au/

300 Murray St Bankwest Place Level 1
Perth
Australia

Nsukka - Tuesday 17 October 2017 - Celebration with people with special needs, people in poverty, and local government

Event report

There was an awareness programme on the streets, shopping complex and government field.

The Governor of Enugu State was at Nsukka. We carried out the awareness programme walking from Enugu Road to Odenigbo Street where the Government Field is situated.

Event description

Celebration at Nsukka on October 17 at the Local Government. Participants include people with special needs and people in extreme poverty who stay at certain areas of the town, as well as school children, and others. The celebration will take place with the Local Government Chairman and wife gracing the occasion.
Programme will include stories of change, success stories.
We are also going to run some radio programmes and church announcements, as well as visit the motherless babies home.

Nsukka
Nigeria