Unpacking the ‘Statement from the Heart’ and the ‘Voice to Parliament'

Women of Colour APAC

Aug 16, 2023, 8:00 – 9:15 AM

Later this year Australians will be called upon to vote for recognition of First Nations people in the constitution and for the same peoples to have a direct voice to the federal parliament. It is vital that we listen and appreciate the different perspectives of First Nations people, and understand the question confronting us as Australians.

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About this event

The event is open to all : Woman of Colour (WOC) and ALLIES.

Don't miss this opportunity to meet respected Rev Glenn Loughrey, who joins us to share his unique viewpoint of the issues informing 'The Voice' debate.

Event Info

Later this year Australians will be called upon to vote for recognition of First Nations people in the constitution and for the same peoples to have a direct voice to the federal parliament. It is vital that we listen and appreciate the different perspectives of First Nations people, and understand the question confronting us as Australians.

Rev Glenn Loughrey is a priest, artist and author and Wiradjuri man and has a special interest in indigenous issues. Hear his unique viewpoint of the issues informing The Voice debate.

There will be a question and answer session at the conclusion of the presentation. Please share this event wider to your network.

BiO 

Rev. Canon Uncle Glenn Loughrey, Associate Professor (Hon – ANU), is a Wiradjuri man within the Diocese of Melbourne. He has been appointed the Diocesan Educator and Advocate for the Voice within the Diocese and across Australia. He was appointed to the role by the Church in recognition of his position as a senior Indigenous Clergy person in the diocese.

He is the author of two books and co-author and contributor to 5 others. He is a recognised artist, having been a finalist in 4 major art prizes since 2017. He designed the Narthex glass panels in St Paul’s Cathedral as a permanent acknowledgement of country and has art in the Australian National University (Canberra) collection and the St Paul’s Cathedral collection.

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Speaker

  • Glenn Loughrey

    Diocese of Melbourne

Organizer

  • Hardeep Dhanoa

    Chapter Lead

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