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Fringe Program for ALP National Conference

Fringe Program for ALP National Conference

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The Fringe Program allows community and interest groups to present and encourage debate around their particular issues to the attending Labor Delegates and the general public, and to attract the attention of the mainstream media which is drawn to the conference.In conjunction with the discussion and events held in the Conference location, a Fringe program of alternative and topical activities, discussions and functions is hosted by unions, think tanks and other associations in venues nearby.
The Fringe Program allows community and interest groups to present and encourage debate around their particular issues to the attending Labor Delegates and the general public, and to attract the attention of the mainstream media which is drawn to the conference.In conjunction with the discussion and events held in the Conference location, a Fringe program of alternative and topical activities, discussions and functions is hosted by unions, think tanks and other associations in venues nearby.

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page 26 46th Nat|ona| Oonference 2011

ln conjunct|on w|th the d|scuss|on and events he|d |n the
Oonference |ocat|on, a Fr|nge program of a|ternat|ve
and top|ca| act|v|t|es, d|scuss|ons and funct|ons |s
hosted by un|ons, th|nk tanks and other assoc|at|ons |n
venues nearby.
Far from shy|ng away from the hot top|cs Austra||an
|abor we|comes the opportun|ty to expose |ts
de|egates and observers to the |atest |n emerg|ng
thought and recogn|ses |ts |mportance |n the creat|on of
progress|ve and re|evant pub||c po||cy.
The Fr|nge Program |s schedu|ed around the forma|
Oonference d|scuss|ons to enab|e de|egates to attend
breakfast, |unch or even|ng events where they can hear
and jo|n |n w|th |nformed and spec|a||sed presentat|ons
and debate |ssues of |nterest, concern and pub||c po||cy.
Wh||st the events p|ay no forma| part |n the conference
po||cy agenda the opportun|ty to draw attent|on to
|ssues that are be|ng debated and generate pub||c|ty
around these |ssues to |nfuence that debate |s
dramat|ca||y he|ghtened dur|ng the Oonference.
The Fr|nge Program |s a|so a fantast|c program of
events for Oonference observers and a great way to
|ntroduce yourse|f to progress|ve po||t|ca| debate |f you
are th|nk|ng about gett|ng more |nvo|ved |n the Party.
You w||| fnd more |nformat|on on |nd|v|dua| events |n the
fo||ow|ng pages.
Fr|nge program
Po||t|cs |n the Ha||
Host: Progress|ve Austra||a
Fo||ow|ng the 2011 Progress|ve Austra||a Oonference
the Oh|fey Research Oentre presents Po||t|cs |n the Ha||,
Trades Ha||, Sydney, Fr|day 2 and Saturday 3 December
2011. Hear |ead|ng speakers from progress|ve po||t|cs
around the wor|d and Austra||a`s best th|nkers and
|eaders; renew|ng |abor`s soc|a| democrat|c |deas and
rebu||d|ng the Austra||an progress|ve movement.
Further deta||s on spec|fc events can be found at
the Fr|nge lnformat|on Booth, on the A|P Oonference
webs|te: www.a|p.org.au or
v|s|t: progress|veaustra||a.org.au
Thursday 1 December 2011
P|ease check spec|fc event t|mes on |nd|v|dua|
event fyers
Marr|age D|scr|m|nat|on, what a dragI
Host: Ra|nbow |abor & Ün|ons for Marr|age Equa||ty
Fr|day 2 December 2011
P|ease check spec|fc event t|mes on |nd|v|dua|
event fyers
Breakfast 8.00 am - 8.45 am
Secure Jobs. Better Future
Host: AOTÜ
Lunch 12.45 pm - 2.00 pm
Phas|ng out of ||ve an|ma| exports to a more v|ab|e
a|ternat|ve - A p|an for the future
Host: Wor|dw|de Soc|ety for the Protect|on of An|ma|s
Labor & the Env|ronment: past, present & future
Host: |abor Env|ronment Act|on Network (|EAN}
Dement|a: The Chron|c D|sease of the 21st Century
Host: A|zhe|mer`s Austra||a
Ear|y Even|ng 5.45 pm - 7.00 pm
The 8 hour day |n the |Phone age
Host: Austra||an Serv|ces Ün|on
Corporate R|ghts or Workers' R|ghts?
Host: Ün|on A|d Abroad - APHEDA & AFTlNET
Put your hand up for ALP reform nowI
Host: |oca| |abor
|abor Fr|nge
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46th Nat|ona| Oonference 2011 page 27
Ca|ro's Vert|ca| V|||age: a new era |n commun|ty
||v|ng for Young Peop|e |n Nurs|ng Homes and
other Austra||ans w|th |mpa|rment
Host: Young Peop|e |n Nurs|ng Homes Nat|ona|
A|||ance (YPlNH}
Even|ng 7.15 pm - 8.30 pm
Parents, Pr|ests and Po|||es
Host: Parents & Fr|ends of |esb|ans & Gays (PF|AG}
Saturday 3 December 2011
P|ease check spec|fc event t|mes on |nd|v|dua| event
advert|sements.
Breakfast 7.00 am - 8.15 am
WTF? The educat|ona| exper|ence for too many
k|ds w|th d|sab|||ty |n Austra||a
Host: Oh||dren w|th D|sab|||ty Austra||a
Shock Jocks and b|eed|ng hearts: how can Labor
w|n a war on two fronts w|thout |os|ng |ts sou|?
Host: Evatt Foundat|on
Lunch 12.45 pm - 2.00 pm
Israe|/Pa|est|ne: The fa||ure of the peace process
Host: Austra||ans for Pa|est|ne
Labor's Proud H|story: Fund|ng Cho|ce |n
Educat|on for work|ng fam|||es
Host: lndependent Educat|on Ün|on
In from the co|d: co-ops and mutua|s |n the
nat|ona| |nterest
Host: Austra||an Secretar|at for the Ün|ted Nat|ons
lnternat|ona| Year of Oo-operat|ves
Look|ng for the ||ght on the h|||: modern
Labor's cha||enges
Host: Austra||an Fab|ans
Ear|y Even|ng 5.45 pm - 7.00 pm
Labor for L|fe Nat|ona| Meet|ng 2011
Host: |abor for ||fe
Access|ng Informat|on Across Austra||a
Host: v|s|on Austra||a
The Case Aga|nst the NT Intervent|on
Host: OFMEÜ lnd|genous Oomm|ttee
Labor Women's Conference Dr|nks
Host: Nat|ona| |abor Women`s Network
Even|ng 7.15 pm - 8.30 pm
Stem Ce|| Sc|ence - Hope, Hype and Rea||ty
Host: Mu|t|p|e Sc|eros|s Austra||a and Ooa||t|on for
the Advancement of Med|ca| Research Austra||a
Hot Po||t|cs: Rad|oact|ve Waste Management
|n Austra||a
Host: Beyond Nuc|ear ln|t|at|ve
Sunday 4 December 2011
P|ease check spec|fc event t|mes on |nd|v|dua|
event advert|sements.
Breakfast 7.00 am - 8.15 am
Beh|nd the Sm||es - The Rea| Bhutan
Host: Youth Organ|zat|on of Bhutan (Ex||e} and
a Bhutanese refugee resett|ed |n Austra||a
Lunch 12.45 pm - 2.00 pm
The Road to Const|tut|ona| Recogn|t|on for
Ind|genous Austra||ans
Host: Nat|ona| lnd|genous |abor Network
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46th Nat|ona| Oonference 2011 page 51
1. Po||t|cs |n the Ha||
Trades Ha||, 4-10 Gou|burn Street
2. Marr|age D|scr|m|nat|on - What a DragI
Be|vedere Hote|, Onr Bathurst and Kent Streets
3. Phas|ng Out of L|ve An|ma|s Exports
South Steyne F|oat|ng Restaurant, Dar||ng Harbour
4. Labor & the Env|ronment: Past,
Present and Future
Oh|nese Gardens, Dar||ng Harbour
5. Dement|a: The Chron|c D|sease of
the 21st Century
Sydney Oonvent|on Oentre, Parks|de 110B
6. The 8-hour Day |n the |Phone Age
Sydney Oonvent|on Oentre, Parks|de 110
7. Corporate R|ghts or Workers' R|ghts?
Ün|ons NSW, 377 Sussex Street
8. Put Your Hand Up for ALP Reform NOWI
Sydney Oonvent|on Oentre, Parks|de G03
9. Labor Women's Conference Dr|nks
venue TBA
10. Ca|ro's Vert|ca| V|||age
Sydney Oonvent|on Oentre, Bays|de |ounge
11. Parents, Pr|ests and Po|||es
Novote| Dar||ng Harbour, 100 Murray Street
12. WTF? The Educat|ona| Exper|ence for
Too Many K|ds w|th D|sab|||ty |n Austra||a
Mar|t|me Museum, Dar||ng Harbour
13. Shock Jocks and B|eed|ng Hearts
Novote| Dar||ng Harbour, 100 Murray Street
14. Israe|/Pa|est|ne: The Fa||ure of
the Peace Process
Parkroya| Dar||ng Harbour, 150 Day Street
15. Labor's Proud H|story: Fund|ng
Cho|ce |n Educat|on
Sydney Oonvent|on Oentre, Parks|de G03
16. In From The Co|d: Co-ops and Mutua|s
Mar|t|me Museum, Dar||ng Harbour
17. Labor for L|fe
Novote| Rockford, 17 ||tt|e P|er Street
18. Access|ng Informat|on Across Austra||a
South Steyne F|oat|ng Restaurant, Dar||ng Harbour
19. The Case Aga|nst the NT Intervent|on
Mor| Ga||ery, 168 Day Street
20. Stem Ce|| Sc|ence - Hope, Hype and
Rea||ty
Mar|t|me Museum, Dar||ng Harbour
21. Hot Po||t|cs: Rad|oact|ve Waste
Management |n Austra||a
Mor| Ga||ery, 168 Day Street
22. Beh|nd the Sm||es - the Rea| Bhutan
OPSÜ Offce, |eve| 7 19-199 Thomas Street
23. The Road to Const|tut|ona| Recogn|t|on
for Ind|genous Austra||ans
Sydney Oonvent|on Oentre, Parks|de G03
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The National lndigenous Labor Network invites you to join Hon
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experts as they discuss the journey being taken as Australia
heads towards constitutional recognition of lndigenous
Australians. Learn about the how this important change will
help us close the gap and properly recognise the position of the
world's longest continuing culture in Australian society.

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