Leadership Conversations Event

ACLW hosted 3 public Leadership Conversations at the City Beach Function Centre in Wollongong, NSW.  Each Conversation involved a Panel of leaders from different sectors in the Illawarra in front of a live audience. Conversations with Diann Rodgers-Healey to explore leadership in action through the personal journeys of leaders, and their insights on leadership in their field were followed by a Q&A session from the audience.

The net income raised from the 3 Conversations which totalled $1000 was donated to Janelle Brown for the Koori Women’s Group which she has founded in the Illawarra, NSW.

The 3 Conversation events are outlined below. For further information download the Leadership Conversations flyer.

25 July 2013 –  Panel of Political Leaders: 

Stephen Jones, Member for Throsby;  Gareth Ward MP; Anna Watson MP; Sandra McCarthy, Former Mayor of Kiama

29 August 2013 –  Panel of Aboriginal Women Leaders: 

Veronica Bird, Executive Member NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network; Janelle Brown, Aboriginal Community Engagement, Communities for Children Barnardos; Sylvia Campbell, Drug & Alcohol Worker SESIAHS;  Jodi Edwards, Aboriginal Cultural Education & Language Consultant


26 September 2013 – Panel of Community Leaders: 

Carol Berry, CEO Illawarra Women’s Health Centre; Sally Stevenson, Chairperson indigo foundation;  Warren Turner, SES Rescue Officer, Illawarra South Coast Kiama Unit,  Lisa Back, Social Worker 

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