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1 November. Building Resilient Communities: Documentary and Workshop. The Award winning documentary ‘Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’, followed by a resilience building workshop. Through the documentary we will understand the impact of trauma and toxic stress on the biology of the body, and see the science behind change. Cost: $50.00. 9.00 am to 12. 00 pm, ACTCOSS Meeting Room, 1/6 Gritten St, Weston 2611. Information and registration.

11 November. Concert: The Peoples Passion – A Chorus of Women. As we approach the centenary of the end of World War I on Armistice Day, 11 November 1918, A Chorus of Women and friends are planning to tell an inspirational story for Peace on Earth Now. This new work will include a spoken narration that threads together music adapted from A Passion for Peace, the community oratorio that Glenda Cloughley composed in 2015. The result is a one-hour work of storytelling and song in which the activities of that 100-year-old wonderful worldwide web of women are presented as an inspiring, wise parallel for today’s life-nurturing people’s movements. Cost: $20 Concession, $30 Adult. Commences at 5.00 pm. The Chapel, Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Blackall Street, Near corner with Kings Avenue , Barton, 2600. Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Information and ticketsInformation and tickets

13 November. National Press Club: Libby Lyons speaks on workplace gender equality. Libby Lyons, Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, will launch Australia’s fifth year of gender reporting data including the latest figures on the gender pay gap, women’s representation in leadership and emerging trends in employer action. Libby will be joined by Elysia McCaffrey, Deputy Head of the UK Government Equalities Office and Head of Gender, to share the UK’s experience following its first year of data collection under new gender pay gap legislation. Cost: Various. Arrive from 11.30 am, lunch 12 noon, speaker 12.30, concludes 1.30 pm. National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton. Information and registration

14 November. National Press Club: Sydney Peace Prize Recipient Joseph Stiglitz. Joseph Stiglitz, the recipient of the 2018 Sydney Peace Prize, is in Canberra as a guest of The Australia Institute and Sydney Peace Prize. He is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. A recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979), he is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and a former member and chairman of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Cost: various. Arrive from 11.30 am, lunch 12 noon, speaker 12.30, concludes 1.30 pm. National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton 2600. Information and registration

1 to 4 December. Voices for Justice 2018. Voices for Justice is Micah Australia’s flagship event, and a unique opportunity for you to gather with like-minded Christians to lobby your MP and state Senators on the issue of global poverty. By inspiring, training and equipping Christians to speak with federal politicians about global poverty, Voices for Justice has provided a catalyst for building long-term relationships between Australian Christians and their local MPs, and set the stage for major aid announcements and breakthroughs in previous years. This year, in the lead up to the federal election, advocacy and lobbying will focus on ending extreme poverty, modern slavery and the #KidsOffNauru campaign. Cost: various. Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Cnr Kings Avenue and Blackall Street, Barton, 2600. Information and registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

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