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Doing Business in Footscray
ootscray's CBD has grown through layers of migration and increased development. In this unique Game Changers Conversation, meet the businesses that make up downtown Footscray. What makes a thriving business precinct and how do you sustain it? This Conversation will explore how businesses are working together to emphasise the diverse landscape of Footscray and attracting people to the area. Key questions will be investigated such as: Speakers
Your Waste is My Business
Join us for the next Game Changers Conversation, investigating the latest waste innovations and opportunities. As Victoria’s population increases, so does our waste. Landfills are overflowing, recycling is backed up, and our everyday consumables are having significant impacts on our environment. What can be done? Of the millions of tonnes of waste generated (353kg per person!), over 60% is diverted for recycling and reuse whilst the rest goes to landfill. However, recent reports have...
Picture it: Five women – five images
Picture it: five women capture what gender equality means to them. In 1995, in China, 189 governments adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a roadmap for global gender equality, the empowerment of women and the human rights of women and girls. Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, UN Women launched a global campaign titled "Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture It." We have invited five women to respond to this year’s theme for...
The Nature-Based Outdoor Economy
Australia’s relationship with the great outdoors has been long and varied. In Victoria, the nature-based outdoor activity sector is a larger part of the economy than most of us realise. The 2016 Nature-Based Outdoor Economy Reportcommissioned by Sport and Recreation Victoria revealed that nature-based outdoor activities contribute more to Victoria’s economy than the AFL. Hiking in a national park, training to become a lifesaver, retreating into the forest for a yoga class, camping under...
Sharing Our Humanity: An evening of cultural expression
This Game Changers Conversation explores the celebration of cultural expression through music as a platform for sharing ideas, meaning and talking about issues. Join members of T'HONI and others for a dynamic evening featuring a discussion focusing on music as an expression of cultural identity and bridge to cross-cultural engagement. The panel discussion will be introduced by Victorian Multicultural Commission Chairperson, Helen Kapalos. Presented as part of the Victorian Multicultural...