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Carla Wilshire

Carla Wilshire OAM is the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group (SPG) and Director of the Centre for Digital Wellbeing, a not-for-profit policy research and design centre focusing on technology’s impact on health, safety and social cohesion in the Australian community. Carla has a background in public policy development and impact strategy, corporate governance, and tertiary research. Before establishing SPG, she worked in senior roles in the public service and as a government adviser, principally in migration and settlement, including as chief of staff to the minister for multicultural affairs. She has also held academic and consulting positions in Australia and abroad. Carla is the co-founder and Deputy Chair of the Migrant and Refugee Health Partnership, and the Judicial Council on Diversity & Inclusion, as well as a member of the Council of Harmony Alliance, the national migrant and refugee women’s alliance.

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ANU Meet the Author – Jennifer Rayner (Canberra)

Australian National University Cultural Centre, 153 University Avenue, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Jennifer Rayner will be in conversation with Tom Lowrey on her new book Climate Clangers The Bad Ideas Blocking Real Action The climate assertions that only prevent effective action, and what...

Jennifer Rayner in conversation with Jo Lauder (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

Join us to hear Dr Jennifer Rayner in conversation on her essay Climate Clangers. Dr Jennifer Rayner is the Head of Advocacy at the Climate Council, an independent, people-powered organisation advocating...

Personal Politics Launch at Qtopia Sydney

Qtopia 301 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia

Personal Politics: Gender, Sexuality and the Making of Australian Citizenship (Monash University Publishing) is a ground-breaking history of feminist and LGBTIQ+ activism in Australia. Activists in the 1970s hoped that by...

Satyajit Das in conversation with Cassie McCullagh (Sydney)

The Royal Oak Balmain 36 College St, Balmain, NSW, Australia

Wild Quests provides an unprecedented inside perspective for avid travellers, ecotourists, environmentalists or readers interested in our natural world. It combines travelogue, history and science to provide a significant and timely...

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