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Women in Leadership – Panel Event
Aug.
7
11:45 am11:45

Women in Leadership – Panel Event

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Women in Leadership – Panel Event

Event Type: Leadership Panel

Event Description: This dynamic panel features three powerful Tasmanian women talking about managing through change, work-life balance, managing your Board and power dynamics.

TasCOSS CEO Kym Goodes will host this unique networking and professional development opportunity.

Panel members:
Alderman Janie Finlay, City of Launceston
Naomi Walsh, Executive Manager, Virieux Group and Rosevears Developments
Jo Archer, Proprietor, Linking Tasmania

Venue: Peppers Seaport Hotel, 28 Seaport Boulevard, Launceston, Tasmania

Contact: Bridget Delaney, Community Sector Development Officer, bridget@tascoss.org.au

Date:  7th August, Time: 11:45am – 2:00pm

Wheelchair access: Yes

Organisation: Tasmanian Council of Social Service

Website: www.tascoss.org.au

Tickets:

https://www.tascoss.org.au/events/wil-panel-launceston/

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#D2KDay Caring for Ourselves with Joe Sehee - Part of Our Global Village Celebrations
Aug.
4
1:00 pm13:00

#D2KDay Caring for Ourselves with Joe Sehee - Part of Our Global Village Celebrations

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#D2KDay Caring for Ouselves with Joe Sehee - Part of Our Global Village Celebrations

Organisation: Dying to Know Day is about bringing to life conversations and community actions around death, dying and bereavement. It is the brainchild of The Groundswell Project.

Care Beyond Cure Inc provide free fortnightly access to complimentary therapies, Art Therapy and Art workshops for individuals with a diagnosed progressive life limiting illness and their family carer/s if they have one. This program also has a bereavement component. 

Care Beyond Cure Inc are also one of eight chosen sites across Australia as part of the The Groundswell Project's Compassionate Communities Forum - Click on 'Enter Site' for further information about the project vis this link https://www.comcomhub.com/

Website: http://www.facebook.com/CareBeyondCure

Target audience : This session is suitable for people currently working in this area such as family carers, support workers, nurses, doctors, social workers, chaplains or anyone who feels this session could be of value.

Event Type: Interactive Talk/Workshop via SKYPE

Event Description: Being around grief and loss, as with almost any job that connects us to human pain and suffering, exposes us to 'secondary traumatic stress.' Left unchecked this exposure can lead to debilitating conditions such as vicarious trauma, burnout and compassion fatigue. This workshop will examine the strategies and tools such as reflection, mindfulness and peer support, which can be used to mitigate the emotional/existential impacts of this work, as well as to help us be able to mediate meaning and purpose through this work.

Joe Sehee has worked in the end-of-life field for nearly 20 years. Founder and former Executive Director of the Green Burial Council in the US, Joe has more recently been working as a non-religious pastoral carer and wellbeing consultant. Joe currently serves as volunteer chaplain with the Victorian Council of Churches Emergencies Ministry as well as with Caulfield Hospital. He is also a burnout survivor.

This is a Skyped event with Joe and is part of NDAN's #D2KDay Global Village Celebrations from 9am at the same address.

Venue: West Launceston Primary School 24-38 Basin Road West Launceston, TAS, 7250 Australia

Contact: Lynne Jarvis  carebeyondcure2@gmail.com

Date: 4/8/2018  Time 1:0:0 PM  - 2:0:0 PM

Wheelchair access: Yes

Do people need to book for this event?: Yes  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/d2kday-caring-for-ourselves-with-joe-sehee-part-of-our-global-village-celebrations-tickets-47747921318?aff=erelpanelorg

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

Other Information/Questions: http://www.thegroundswellproject.com/dyingtoknowday/






http://www.dyingtoknowday.org/ 
www.facebook.com/CareBeyondCure

https://ndan.com.au/

http://www.dyingtoknowday.org/

https://www.comcomhub.com/

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 “Although leadership cannot be taught, it can be learned. The power is in the story.”
Aug.
3
6:30 pm18:30

“Although leadership cannot be taught, it can be learned. The power is in the story.”

  • Horton Auditorium, Scotch Oakburn College, (map)
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You are invited to attend an important presentation and discussion ALL WELCOME

The Tamar Community Peace Trust, the Tamar Valley Writers Festival and Scotch Oakburn College are honoured to host a 2018 Peace Festival event featuring, the esteemed,

The Hon Brendan Nelson

AO BMBS FRACP (Hon) FAMA FRSN

who will discuss the topic,

“Although leadership cannot be taught, it can be learned.

The power is in the story.”

6.30 - 8.00pm, Friday 3rd August, 2018

Horton Auditorium, Scotch Oakburn College, 85 Penquite Road, Launceston

* https://www.soc.tas.edu.au/our-college/our-campuses/penquite-campus-2/

RSVP here before Monday 30th July – limited numbers

While there will be NO CHARGE to attend this event, guests will be welcome to make a donation to support Misha’s Mates (www.mishasmates.com)

2018 Tamar Valley Writers Festival is September 14-16 program -: http://www.tamarvalleywritersfestival.com.au

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Hon Brendan Nelson

AO BMBS FRACP (Hon) FAMA FRSN

Dr Brendan Nelson has been the Director of the Australian War Memorial for almost six years. Prior to this role, he was the Australian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, the European Union and NATO. Apart from overseeing a major transformation in Australia’s relationships with the European Union and NATO, Dr Nelson forged deep links with the communities of Flanders, where almost 14,000 Australians lost their lives during the First World War. He regularly made the trip from Brussels to the Menin Gate Memorial to the ‘missing’ at Ieper, where the names of 6,190 Australians who died in the First World War and have no known grave are listed.

 

Born in Victoria, Dr Nelson graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Flinders University before working as a medical practitioner in Hobart from 1985 to 1995. During this period he served as National President of the Australian Medical Association where he campaigned on a wide range of social policy issues, including Aboriginal health and immunisation. He also led the campaign against tobacco advertising and sponsorship of sport and was a relentless advocate for private health insurance. 

Dr Nelson was elected to the Federal Parliament of Australia in 1996. Some 10 years later he was appointed Minister for Defence when troops were deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, East Timor and the Solomon Islands. 

 

The following year Dr Nelson was elected leader of the Liberal Party of Australia, serving as Leader of the Opposition until September 2008.

In 1995 Dr Nelson was awarded the AMA’s highest honour, the Gold Medal for “Distinguished Service to Medicine and Humanity”. In recognition of his commitment to public health, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. In 2011 he received an Honorary Doctorate from Flinders University and in 2017, an Honorary Doctorate from the Australian National University.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW (2017), Rotary Paul Harris Fellow and a Sydney University John Lowenthal Medallist.

Dr Nelson was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in January 2016 for his services to the community, the parliament of Australia, diplomacy and cultural leadership.

In addition to being Director of the Australian War Memorial Dr Nelson is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at ANU; Member of the Australian Genome Project Advisory Board; Patron of Lifeline ACT; Patron of Trish MS Research; Patron of the Weary Dunlop Foundation; Patron of the NSW RSL and Services Clubs; Ambassador for Legacy Australia; Ambassador for the Invictus Games for disabled veterans; ambassador for Soldier On and ambassador for the Defence Reserve Forces Council.

 

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Composting with Costa
Aug.
3
3:30 pm15:30

Composting with Costa

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Composting with Costa

Friday 3rd August 3.30pm - 5pm

49 George Town Rd, Newnham

 

You are welcome to come and meet Costa.

Ask Costa all the questions you were afraid to ask

Have you ever tried composting? Do you know how?

 

FREE EVENT

Register now - 6326 5506

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Feeding a growing world population with sustainable practice’s and ethics - A presentation with Costa Georgiadis
Aug.
3
2:00 pm14:00

Feeding a growing world population with sustainable practice’s and ethics - A presentation with Costa Georgiadis

  • 199 Paterson Street Launceston, TAS, 7250 Australia (map)
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Feeding a growing world population with sustainable practice’s and ethics - A presentation with Costa Georgiadis

Target audience : closed event for Launceston College Food and Hospitality English Humanities and Science students

Event Type: Presentation and discussion with Costa Georgiadis of Gardening Australia.

Event Description: As stated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), investing in resilience and food security helps to fight hunger and build Peace.


This will be the theme of discussion at Launceston College with Costa Georgiadis. Costa will share his knowledge and passion for food growing and sustainability with students in a presentation followed by question and answer session.

Venue: The Launceston College Flight Deck

Contact: Madiyantika Varma madiyantika.varma@education.tas.gov.au

Date: 3/8/2018   Time: 2:0:0 PM -  3:0:0 PM

Opening hours of your venue: 8am to 4pm

Wheelchair access: yes

Do people need to book for this event? : no

Entry/Participation Cost: $0

 

Group /Organisation: Launceston College

Website: http://www.launc.tased.edu.au/

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Poetry Workshop at Riverside High – Closed School Community Event
Aug.
2
1:30 pm13:30

Poetry Workshop at Riverside High – Closed School Community Event

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Poetry Workshop at Riverside High –

Closed School Community Event  

August 2nd at 1:30pm

This year as part of the Tamar Valley Peace Festival Riverside High students will have the opportunity to do poetry workshops with Sara Mansour, a poet, lawyer and women's rights advocate, the founder and host of Bankstown Poetry Slam (BPS) in Sydney and a founding board member of NOW Australia. Inspired by the global #MeToo movement, NOW Australia is a non-profit organisation spearheaded by journalist Tracey Spicer to help end sexual harassment, intimidation and abuse in the workplace.

This is a Closed School Community Event  

For the general public, you will be able to hear Sara on the 1st of August at 6pm, Venue: Annexe Theatre, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania Inveresk campus, Seating is limited for this free event and bookings are essential. Refreshments will be available in the foyer from 5.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-feminism-and-diversity-a-conversation-with-sara-mansour-tickets-46208172889

To hear Sara perform, please attend the Launceston Heat Australian Poetry Slam, detail: http://www.australianpoetryslam.com/tas/

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Launceston College Peace Assembly – Closed School Community Event
Aug.
2
12:30 pm12:30

Launceston College Peace Assembly – Closed School Community Event

Launceston College Peace Assembly – Closed School Community Event

August 2th at 12:30pm

This year the Launceston College Peace Assembly will have guest speaker Sara Mansour, a poet, lawyer and women's rights advocate, the founder and host of Bankstown Poetry Slam (BPS) in Sydney and a founding board member of NOW Australia. Inspired by the global #MeToo movement, NOW Australia is a non-profit organisation spearheaded by journalist Tracey Spicer to help end sexual harassment, intimidation and abuse in the workplace.

This is a SCHOOL COMMUNITY EVENT ONLY

For the general public, you will be able to hear Sara on the 1st of August at 6pm, Venue: Annexe Theatre, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania Inveresk campus, Seating is limited for this free event and bookings are essential. Refreshments will be available in the foyer from 5.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-feminism-and-diversity-a-conversation-with-sara-mansour-tickets-46208172889

To hear Sara perform, please attend the Launceston Heat Australian Poetry Slam, detail: http://www.australianpoetryslam.com/tas/

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Poetry Workshop at Kings Meadows High – Closed School Community Event  
Aug.
2
9:00 am09:00

Poetry Workshop at Kings Meadows High – Closed School Community Event  

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Poetry Workshop at Kings Meadows High – Closed School Community Event  

August 2nd at 9:00am

This year as part of the Tamar Valley Peace Festival Kings Meadows High students will have the opportunity to do poetry workshops with Sara Mansour. Sara Mansour is a lawyer, spoken word poet and co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam, Australia's largest regular spoken word event.

To hear Sara perform, please attend the Launceston Heat Australian Poetry Slam, detail; http://www.australianpoetryslam.com/tas/

More Tamar Valley Peace Festival events may be found here: http://tamarcommunitypeace.org.au/

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The future of feminism and diversity: A conversation with Sara Mansour
Aug.
1
6:00 pm18:00

The future of feminism and diversity: A conversation with Sara Mansour

  •  Annexe Theatre, School of Creative Arts, (map)
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The future of feminism and diversity: A conversation with Sara Mansour

The Institute for the Study of Social Change (ISC) presents this free event featuring poet, lawyer and feminist Sara Mansour. Sara is the founder and host of Bankstown Poetry Slam in Sydney and a founding board member of NOW Australia, a non-profit organisation focused on ending sexual harassment, intimidation and abuse in the workplace.

 Join Sara and ISC Deputy Director and gender equity expert, Dr Meredith Nash, as they discuss slam poetry, #metoo, feminism, diversity in communities, and Sara's experiences as a Muslim woman of Arab background.

 Seating is limited for this free event and bookings are essential.

Venue: Annexe Theatre, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania Inveresk campus, Launceston

Contact: Sally Glaetzer ISC.Admin@utas.edu.au

Start Date: 1/8/2018

Start Time: 6:0:0 PM

End Time: 7:30:0 PM

Refreshments will be available in the foyer from 5.30pm

BOOKINGS: (Please click on the link below - if you have problems please contact : ISC.Admin@utas.edu.au with "BOOKINGS-The future of feminism and diversity: A conversation with Sara Mansour" in the subject.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-feminism-and-diversity-a-conversation-with-sara-mansour-tickets-46208172889

Wheelchair access: Yes

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Newstead College Peace Assembly – Closed School Community Event
Aug.
1
2:00 pm14:00

Newstead College Peace Assembly – Closed School Community Event

Newstead College Peace Assembly – Closed School Community Event

August 1st at 2pm

This year the Newstead College Peace Assembly will have guest speaker Sara Mansour, a poet, lawyer and women's rights advocate, the founder and host of Bankstown Poetry Slam (BPS) in Sydney and a founding board member of NOW Australia. Inspired by the global #MeToo movement, NOW Australia is a non-profit organisation spearheaded by journalist Tracey Spicer to help end sexual harassment, intimidation and abuse in the workplace.

This is a SCHOOL COMMUNITY EVENT ONLY

For the general public, you will be able to hear Sara on the 1st of August at 6pm, Venue: Annexe Theatre, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania Inveresk campus, Seating is limited for this free event and bookings are essential. Refreshments will be available in the foyer from 5.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-feminism-and-diversity-a-conversation-with-sara-mansour-tickets-46208172889

To hear Sara perform, please attend the Launceston Heat Australian Poetry Slam, detail; http://www.australianpoetryslam.com/tas/

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Scotch Oakburn College Peace Assembly - Closed School community event
Aug.
1
12:00 pm12:00

Scotch Oakburn College Peace Assembly - Closed School community event

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Scotch Oakburn College Peace Assembly

August 1st at 12pm

This year the Scotch Oakburn College Peace Assembly will have guest speaker Sara Mansour, a poet, lawyer and women's rights advocate, the founder and host of Bankstown Poetry Slam (BPS) in Sydney and a founding board member of NOW Australia. Inspired by the global #MeToo movement, NOW Australia is a non-profit organisation spearheaded by journalist Tracey Spicer to help end sexual harassment, intimidation and abuse in the workplace.

This event is for the School community only.

For the general public, you will be able to hear Sara on the 1st of August at 6pm, Venue: Annexe Theatre, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania Inveresk campus, Seating is limited for this free event and bookings are essential. Refreshments will be available in the foyer from 5.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-feminism-and-diversity-a-conversation-with-sara-mansour-tickets-46208172889

To hear Sara perform, please attend the Launceston Heat Australian Poetry Slam, detail; http://www.australianpoetryslam.com/tas/

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