The Close the Gap Campaign - International Conference on Realising the Rights...

I’d like to begin by acknowledging the conference organisers: the Central Commission for Popularization and Education of The Communist Party of Vietnam, and The University of New South Wales Initiative for Health and Human Rights, and particularly...

The Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport: where are we?

I'd like to start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Ngunnawal people, in whose language Canberra means meeting place as you probably know.

Beyond Bush Talks: Chris Sidoti (2000)

Thank you for inviting me to speak today. It is almost a year since I spoke about the Human Rights Commission's Bush Talks consultations at the 1999 national conference of the Australian Association of Rural Nurses in Adelaide. I spoke in particular...

Speech:Like oil and water? The intersection of freedom of religion and belief...

Can I begin by thanking and acknowledging the Ngunnawal Peoples, the traditional owners of the land on which we are meeting and thank Aunty Agnes for her warm welcome.

2009 Speech: Bilingual Education

Good morning friends, supporters, Dr’s Peter Toyne and Lester-Irabinna Rigney and distinguished guests. I would also like to acknowledge my Indigenous sisters and brothers who have travelled here to be with us and to share your experiences and...

Launch of Telstra catalogue

Just last December I was part of another launch for Telstra - the Big Print Bill. I talked on that occasion about how important and useful it is for all customers, including customers with disabilities, to be able to receive information in a form...

Futures: Victorian Rural Health Forum: Chris Sidoti (1999)

I am pleased to be participating in the opening of the Futures Victorian Rural Health Forum. I would also like to thank Neil Roxburgh and the Country AIDS Network (CAN) for inviting me to speak.

Speech: Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future Third Regional Multicultural Conference Friday 21 September 2007 Thank you for the privilege of inviting me to speak at this important conference.  I (Conrad Gershevitch) have known Eugenia Tsoulis for several...

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I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of Cairns, the land where we meet today, and to pay my respects to their elders. I would also like to thank the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and Professor...

Professional women: Choice and challenge

John Baistow, Chairman of Member Australia Credit Union, thank you for your sponsorship of the Malcolm MacIntosh Memorial Lectures and thank you for inviting me here today.

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