UN Interfaith Harmony Lecture 2021: Religions for Peace Australia

From May 10, 2021 18:10 until May 10, 2021 20:00

UN Interfaith Harmony Lecture 2021: Religions for Peace Australia

The Federal Parliamentary Friends of Multiculturalism, in partnership with Religions for Peace Australia & Canberra Interfaith Forum invite you to:

UN Interfaith Harmony Lecture 2021 via Zoom
Reconciliation & multifaith: Aboriginal worldviews and the Australian Christian heritage

Date: Monday 10 May 2021     Time: 6:10pm to 8pm
Location: The link to the online event to be provided by the event organiser

Speaker: Senator Patrick Dodson

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More about speaker: Senator Patrick Dodson is a Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia. He has dedicated his life work to being an advocate for constructive relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples based on mutual respect, understanding and dialogue. He is a recipient of the Sydney International Peace prize. Patrick has extensive experience in Aboriginal Affairs, previously as Director of the Central and Kimberley Land Councils and as a Commissioner in the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. He also served as inaugural Chair of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and as Co-Chair of the Expert Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians. Prior to his endorsement by the Australian Labor Party as a Western Australian Senator in March 2016, Patrick was a member of the ANU Council, Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame (Broome) and Co-Chair of the National Referendum Council. Since entering the Parliament in 2016 as Senator for Western Australia and Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Patrick has fought for justice for First Nations People and a fair go for remote and regional WA. Senator Patrick Dodson currently the Co-Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples 2018. You may read Patrick’s First Speech.

 


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