Communities in Control 2012
Community Groups at the CrossroadsConference opened 28 May 2012, Melbourne
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The Hon Joan Kirner AC
The 2012 Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration
In this keynote, the Hon Joan Kirner AC builds on last year's Social Justice Oration by former ACTU chief and international labour leader Sharan Burrow, and reflects on what she has learned over four decades of putting communities firmly in control - and where she thinks we need to go next.
Brett de Hoedt, Eyal Halamish, Cr Stephen Mayne, John Thwaites, Fran Bailey
Panel Session: Government Works - The OurSay Panel Responds
Hear what our panellists have to say on the issues you and your peers voted as most important.
Technological Stewardship: Charting your course in an increasingly digital world
The digital world is evolving at a rapid pace and is increasingly influencing our daily lives, both personally and professionally. For organisations that are trying to reach and engage with individuals and communities the swift adoption of new technologies can present challenges, but also enormous opportunities.
Generation Next: A new way forward for community leadership
Look around you - who do you see as the next crop of community leaders? Are they all that you hope for them? Can they help lead us to where we want Australia to be? Damian Ogden is working to make sure they are.
The Australian Moment: What's next?
As one of Australia's keenest and most respected political and social observers, George Megalogenis has been in the box seat of the reforms (and the stagnation) that have shaped Australia over the past three decades. Brilliant in a bust, Australians have also learned to use our brains during a boom. So what's next?