EEON Events and Webinars

The Equal Employment Opportunity Network hosts up to six events each year. Each forum is designed and chosen for its potential to develop the skills and knowledge of our members and to spark discussion. Members and guests alike are welcome at all events. Attendance is free for members, who get first access to each forum. Please visit our membership page to become a part of the EEON community. We also welcome guests, so If you are not a member of EEON but would like to attend a specific event, please contact us. You can stay up to date with all our events by following us on Twitter or LinkedIn, or by joining our mailing list, which is open to members and non-members alike.
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June 2021 Event

EEON warmly invites you to our June 16th event

Join Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders Karen Milward, Kerry Arabena, and Stephen Walsh and others for our virtual event of the year on "Conversations from the Heart 2 – Keeping the momentum."


A relationship grows in positivity and strength when grounded in a foundation of truth. What is your organisation doing to walk together with courage?

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Our panel will discuss the following:

  • A reflection of the past year and its challenges and learnings
  • How Aboriginal organisations have maintained what they do in 2021
  • The 2021 budgets
  • What we can learn, how we can listen and how we can heal
  • Hopes, challenges and aspirations (grounded in a foundation of truth) and what walking together truly means in light of establishment of the truth telling commission

  • Understanding the experiences of those working on Treaty (including laying the foundations, decision making framework and the story so far)
  • Uluru Statement from the Heart
  • Black Lives Matter
  • 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
  • Conversations with government and community
  • Preparing young people

  • Leadership and decision making representation in politics, media, corporate and government
  • The Australian Peer Researcher Association – recognising the expertise and experience of community members as active partners in research
  • Future directions and translating conversation to action

  Please come along for a thought-provoking and heart-warming conversation that will both inspire you and change how you approach 2021 and beyond.

Some Pre-reading

THE ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART

Uluru Statement from the Heart awarded 2021 Sydney peace prize

Truth-telling paves the way to a brighter future - Ian Hamm

A Voice to Parliament, enshrined in the Constitution will give Indigenous Australians a say in matters that affect them. It's time we listened to their Voice. Join the From the Heart journey at www.fromtheheart.com.au

Book preorder: Freedom Day: Vincent Lingiari and the Story of the Wave Hill Walk-Off

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