Mariam Issa

2015 Matija Barisic Oration

An annual Australian Red Cross event, the Oration is dedicated to the work and memory of the late Matija Barisic. This year, in recognition of the International Day of Peace (21 September 2015), the event seeks to recognise and honour the contributions made by all members of our diverse community, towards a humanitarian vision. Please […]

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Wolper Jewish Hospital

Q&A Session: Let’s Talk Dementia

Wolper Jewish Hospital invites you to attend a FREE Q and A session: Let’s Talk Dementia 7.30pm • Wednesday 2 September Event Cinemas, Level 6, Westfield Bondi Junction. Moderated by Julie McCrossin Prof Maria Fiatarone Singh: geriatrician, exercise physiology Prof Jillian Kril: research neuropathologist Prof Perminder Sachdev: neuropsychiatrist Assoc Prof Peter Gonski: geriatrician Special audience members include: […]

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Jennifer Robinson

A Woman of Influence

Jennifer Robinson, legal adviser to Julian Assange and the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, is Director of Legal Advocacy for the Bertha Foundation where she established the Bertha Justice Initiative that supports 120 young lawyers in 16 countries to practise “movement lawyering”. Julie McCrossin speaks to her in London about her work with filmmakers, […]

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Melbourne Coastrek

The inaugural Melbourne Coastrek is on Friday 20 November 2015. Julie is a Patron for Coastrek and will be walking in Melbourne with her team, Coastrek Cavaliers. For more information about Coastrek and/or to register your interest for Melbourne Coastrek 2015, visit the Coastrek website.

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Wolper Jewish Hospital

Q&A Session: Suicide & Depression

Wolper Jewish Hospital invites you to attend a FREE Q and A session: Suicide & Depression 7.30pm • Wednesday 20 May Event Cinemas, Westfield, Bondi Junction. Moderator Julie McCrossin: freelance journalist, facilitator, trainer & speaker Jonathon Nicholas: CEO, Inspire Australia Prof Ian Hickie AM: Executive Director, Brain & Mind Research Institute USYD Prof Helen Christensen: Director, Black Dog […]

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A Man of Faith

At the tender age of 24, Sean Lau has already chalked up some impressive achievements, including the University Medal in Law and First Class Honours in Philosophy at the University of New South Wales in 2012. Now living at Oxford University as the 2015 NSW Rhodes Scholar, he isn’t studying law. He has Christian theology […]

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LSJ April 2015

Expatriate, Not Ex-Patriot

Geoffrey Robertson QC is founder and head of the Doughty Street Chambers, the UK’s leading human rights practice. A prolific writer, judge and academic, his trademark Hypotheticals, broadcast on television, has made his distinctive style familiar to a general audience. On the eve of a national speaking tour, “Dreaming Too Loud – An Evening with […]

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LSJ March 2015

Babies Without Borders

Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court John Pascoe, and the Chief Justice of the Family Court Diana Bryant, are both calling for an inquiry into international surrogacy. For Judge Pascoe, this reflects a life-long concern for the protection of children and a deep engagement with human rights in Asia. Julie McCrossin reports on misgivings […]

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Ciao Magazine and International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day, Ciao Magazine spoke with three women involved with an IWD event in inner west Sydney: Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre leader Roxanne McMurray, broadcaster and media personality Angela Catterns, and me! We each talk about what IWD means to us and the event we’re involved with, and why. You can […]

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Women in Health Leadership

A one day symposium presented by the Australasian College of Health Service Management. The NSW State Branch Council invites you to our exciting Women in Health Leadership one-day symposium: Friday 1 May 2015 at the NAB MLC Building, North Sydney. The symposium will explore inspirational insights from a range of senior female leaders in health. The […]

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