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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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