Media

On 17 November 2017, the Parramatta Sun ran a story on the 2nd National Community Cohesion Conference – see link to the story http://www.parramattasun.com.au/story/5063362/national-leaders-to-focus-on-unifying-australia/?cs=993.

On 21 November 2017, SBS World News Radio ran a story on the Conference which included extracts from the Conference speeches by Hon Senator Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Dr Richard Di Natale, Leader of the Australian Greens Party, and Dr Sev Ozdowski AM, Director of Equity & Diversity at Western Sydney University – see link to the story http://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/multiculturalism-conference-aims-social-cohesion-amid-far-right-rise.

 

Ibu Yenny Wahid is one of the international speakers at the 2nd National Advancing Community Cohesion Conference. 
 
Ibu Yenny spoke to Mr Andrew West, presenter of the Religion and Ethics Report, ABC Radio National, about religious pluralism in Indonesia – the interview can be heard about a half way through the segment here http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/religionandethicsreport/will-indonesias-religious-tolerance-survive-extremism/9153986.

 

 

Dr Sev Ozdowski AM is the Director of Equity and Diversity at Western Sydney University and the Convenor of the 2nd National Advancing Community Cohesion Conference.  In advance of the Conference, he spoke with ABC Radio’s Wendy Harmer this morning (16 November) on the issue of unifying Australia.  The interview can be accessed by clicking the following link and starts at 1:41:23   http://www.abc.net.au/radio/sydney/programs/mornings/mornings/9136454.

On 21 November 2017, SBS World News Radio ran a story on the Conference which included extracts from the Conference speeches by Hon Senator Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Dr Richard Di Natale, Leader of the Australian Greens Party, and Dr Sev Ozdowski AM, Director of Equity & Diversity at Western Sydney University – see link to the story http://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/multiculturalism-conference-aims-social-cohesion-amid-far-right-rise.

Dr Ozdowski also spoke with SBS radio on 20 November – see link to the interview http://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/conference-examines-barriers-social-cohesion-australia
 

 

 

Professor Ted Cantle CBE is one of the international speakers at the 2nd National Advancing Community Cohesion Conference.  Professor Cantle’s opinion piece relating to the Conference theme on the rise of extremism was published in Open Forum on 21 November 2017 – see link to the opinion piece http://www.openforum.com.au/the-rise-of-extremism/.

 

 

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