Set Agendas, Not Tables

Was delighted to feature as a panellist today for Hume City Council’s ‘Leading Change Seminar’ for women in Hume.  This incredible seminar targeted a select group of 15 participants aspiring to lead change in the wider community through their...

Drumming to An Election Beat

Live feeding for The Drum tonight from Melbourne to Sydney studio. Co-panellists included Peter Lewis, Essential Media and Simon Cowan, Centre for Independent Studies Economist in Sydney; Mark Di Stefano, BuzzfeedOz Political Editor in Canberra and guest Dr Rodger...

Street Style Iftar, with Purpose

Another staple on the Ramadan schedule with the #SareeraStreetIftar. A relatively mild evening was a picture perfect backdrop to this gig. A brilliant effort from all involved – logistics on point and the most amazing vibe ?? From a crowd of almost 2200 catered...

What The Brexit?

In the wake of the U.K. referendum on whether or not the UK should exit the EU, results of 52% voting OUT to 48% IN, herald the most backward move of the century.  In a quest to retain a purist position, this vote driven by xenophobic propaganda has now isolated...

Bowled Over with Refugee Week vitality

I was bowled over with this gift from #mooneevalleycitycouncil after speaking at their ‘Youth Iftar’ tonight. A full house of attendees, I noticed East African numbers dominated ?? . This Iftar was a genuine delight to be a part of:)) As part of Refugee...