Violet Sheridan, Day 1 9am
Jan Kruger, Day 1 9:10am
Dr Chris Bourke MLA, Day 1 9:30am
An Exploration Of the Social Role Valorisation Framework (SRV) As The Vehicle To Obtaining The Good Things Of Life For People That Are Marginalised
Presenter: John Armstrong, Senior SRV Trainer
28th & 29th November 2016
ACT Youth Coalition, 46 Clianthus Street, O’Connor, Canberra
Cost: $260 GST incl per person
(incl handouts, lunch & morning/afternoon tea)
Registrations limited to 40 attendees
We are excited to welcome Brianna Smith to Canberra for our August Conference!
Brianna likes to be treated like an ordinary person and not being held back by her disability. Brianna is an environmentalist, avid gardener, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. [Read more…]
Violet is an Ngunnawal Elder who grew up in her mother’s country of Yass.
With her daughter and three sons and eighteen grandchildren, Violet passes on the knowledge she learnt from her Uncle Bruce Merritt of the history and stories of the Ngunnawal People the traditional owners of the lands on which we meet. [Read more…]
Dr Chris Bourke was elected to the ACT Legislative Assembly on 2 June 2011. In January 2016 he was appointed Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affair, Children and Young People, Disability, Small Business and the Arts, Veterans and Seniors.
Dr Bourke graduated from Melbourne University in 1982; the first Indigenous Australian to complete a dental degree. He has postgraduate diplomas in public health and clinical dentistry. For 16 years he ran a successful private dental practice in Canberra.
He also used his dental skills at the local community level – through pro bono work at the Queanbeyan Public Dental Clinic – and at a national policy level as the President of the Indigenous Dentist’s Association of Australia.
Chris has a 25-year history as an active member of his local community. [Read more…]