Friday Forum: Safe Refuge?

Friday, August 31st, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Making humane decisions in an inhumane world

Australia LockedEmily Conolan will speak on the hard decisions surrounding the issue of refugees.

Emily grew up in Launceston, studied in Melbourne and New Zealand, volunteered in Mongolia and in Indigenous Australian communities. She has her Masters in International Development and is currently a teacher and mum. Emily founded the Tasmanian Asylum Seekers Support group last year in response to Pontville opening. The TASS group ran a volunteer visitor program and activities within the centre and now runs a small support group for asylum seekers on bridging visas.

FRIDAY AUGUST 31, 2012, 1pm-2pm at the cathedral.

AUDIO NOW AVAILABLE: mp3 Q&A

NOTES FROM TALK NOW AVAILABLE: doc

Also see the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre for more information.