27 April 2017 50 YEARS ON FROM THE 1967 REFERENDUM
It’s been 50 years since Australians voted overwhelmingly to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the Census. How are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples represented in the screen and media space today?
AFTRS’ Indigenous Unit warmly invites you to a ‘Yes’ event at AFTRS on Thursday 27 April from 4pm to 5.30pm followed by MediaRING networking drinks. At this event we will be introducing our inaugural Elder in Residence, Uncle Bruce Pascoe.
WHEN: Thursday 27 April 2017, 4pm-5.30pm, followed by networking drinks
WHERE: AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021
RSVP via Eventbrite by Monday 24 April aftrs-yes.eventbrite.com.au
15 May 2017 AUSTRALIAN RECONCILIATION BAROMETER BRIEFING
Media RING Member Connect Briefing
This event will feature:
- Media RING Executive who will present on the Media RING’s strategic plan.
- Karen Mundine, Deputy CEO of Reconciliation Australia who will provide Media RING Members with a briefing on the Australian Reconciliation Barometer and the State of Reconciliation in Australia.
- Tanya Hosch, General Manager of Inclusion and Social Policy and Matt Pinkney, Head of Content, AFL Media and Broadcasting who will brief Media RING Members on the AFL’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy and program to grow Indigenous on-air talent.
WHEN: Monday 15 May
TIME: 1.00PM for 1.30pm – 3.00pm (please arrive at 12.50pm)
WHERE: ABC, 700 Harris St, Ultimo NSW (dial-in information will be shared prior to the meeting)
RSVPs are essential, please RSVP via return email to Medika Thorpe at medika.Thorpe@gmail.com (your name and organisation will need to be given to ABC prior to the event for security). Please RSVP by the 11 May 2017.
NATIONAL SORRY DAY – 26 MAY 2017
NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK – 27 MAY – 3 JUNE 2017
28 May 1967 50 Event – The NCIE marks 50 years since the 1967 Referendum
NCIE – 180 George St, Redfern
30 June 2017 NITV’s 10th ANNIVERSARY
Time TBC Cairns QLD Media RING Members are invited to this event
NAIDOC BALL – 1 JULY 2017 / NAIDOC WEEK – 2-9 JULY 2017
11 October 2017 MEDIA RING AGM & WORKSHOP
9.30am – 1.30pm
Media RING Members are invited to our AGM and Workshop. Key note speakers, collaboration workshops and information sharing sessions will be held for Media RING Members
November 2017 SPA MEDIA RING BREAKFAST
Date, Time & Location TBC Media RING Members are invited to our second SPA breakfast.
APOLOGY ANNIVERSARY – 13 FEBRUARY 2018