ON BEIJING+20 NATIONAL ISSUES, CSW 59TH SESSION & POST 2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Date: 23rd of April, 2015
Venue: The Arena NAB, 700 Bourke St Melbourne (Docklands)
You are invited to a one day event to discuss the outcomes of the Australian ‘Working Together for Equality: Beijing+20 Review 2014’ report. This is an opportunity to collaboratively strategise taking forward the major issues that arose from the community consultations across Australia.
The forum will also be an opportunity to discuss the Post 2015 Development Agenda and feedback from the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Opening Address: Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women
2015 VIEW National Convention Wollongong – 11-13 September – Novotel Northbeach
Six exciting events in three days – something for everyone. Join 650+ VIEW women from across Australia. Convention is a wonderful opportunity to make new friends, hear a variety of inspirational speakers and party the night away.
Friday 11 September: Conference Day 1 – “Women of Inspiration” (a panel of prominent women which may include current and former female politicians, social commentators, bureaucrats, authors, actors, comedians, women of interest, and women in the community from rural and urban areas)
Exclusive to Day 1 VIEW EXPO with exhibitors displaying their unique local arts, crafts and goods for sale during the day including a Smith Family ‘Pop up’ retail store.
Hear from Dr Lisa O’Brien, CEO The Smith Family, a very special Learning for Life alumni, VIEW National President and enjoy listening to a forum of prominent and inspirational women.
Join the party with a choice of two themed Social Dinners. ‘Let’s Go Cruising’ (Lagoon Restaurant) or perhaps ‘Midnight in Paris’ (City Beach Function Centre) – the choice is yours. (Dinner, Dancing and entertainment)
Saturday 12 September: Conference Day 2 – “The Voice of VIEW” & “Writers Festival”
Enjoy an energetic debate of resolutions, be inspired by a prominent woman who has succeeded in her chosen field, has strong connections to the community, an interest in social justice, as well as the enhancement of women’s issues and the role of women in today’s society; enjoy the newly introduced Writers Festival featuring well known authors.
Join us at our exclusive Gala Dinner: Emeralds, Elegance & Excitement celebrating VIEW’s 55th anniversary (Bella Portofino). (dinner and entertainment)
SUNDAY 13 September: Community Grand Celebration:
(Wollongong Town Hall) Finale to Convention and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate VIEW’s achievements and its work in local communities. Open to all in the community so feel free to bring your friends, family and partners to this memorable event. Ven. Miao You of Nan Tien Temple will be taking part in this special event.
Invite your female friends and family members to all events. Booking forms are available on www.view.org.au –or call 1800 805 366
Registrations close Friday 26 June 2015 – DON’T MISS OUT!!