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Forthcoming Events

Recent Events

Australia’s Shame – the Detention and Abuse of Child Asylum Seekers
A seminar on the detrimental effects of Operation Sovereign Borders

ISS Australia, together with Children’s Rights International (CRI) and UNICEF Australia, presented a seminar on the detention and abuse of child asylum seekers in Australia on Thursday 28 August at the University of Melbourne.

Chaired by the Hon Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC, ISS Australia’s Patron and Chair of CRI, this important public event featured speakers including Mr Dai Nguyen, Lawyer; Professor Louise Newman AM, Professor of Developmental Psychiatry at Monash University; Dr Norman Gillespie, CEO of UNICEF Australia; and Ms Katie Robertson, Associate, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

Mr Nicholson, Professor Newman and Dr Gillespie speak in an interview on Radio National’s “AM” programme which can be downloaded as a podcast here (interview begins at 18 min 15 sec).

Beyond the Schoolyard: National Centre Against Bullying – 6th International Conference (2014)

The 6th international National Centre Against Bullying Conference brings together the most recent research on strategies and solutions to help reduce the prevalence and impact of bullying and cyberbullying.
Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 August, MCG, Melbourne
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