Sydney May 28 and 29 2016
Celebrating 30 years of action in Australia, our National Conference this year will be bigger and better than ever…
The purpose of this conference is to inspire participants about the end of extreme poverty by 2030 and the critical role their voice plays in creating the political will to achieve it.
We will be…
30 years of RESULTS success in Australia
Our community for effective action and impact
Our movement to bring an end to poverty by 2030
Learn and have fun in interactive workshops and meet other RESULTS advocates from around Australia…
PROGRAM (Click here for the Full Program)
Saturday 28 May
Kicking off Day 1: Celebrating our people and our successes.
Setting the Context: Why the world needs YOU.
Workshop: Empowering your group and community to be powerful voices for the end of poverty.
Workshop: Creating media champions for the end of extreme poverty.
Workshop: Creating champions for the end of extreme poverty amongst your political leaders.
30 years of RESULTS: The progress we’ve made and where we’re going next.
Celebrate: 30th Birthday Party Celebration.
Sunday 29th May
Kicking off Day 2: Taking our movement to the next level.
How to talk about poverty: The Narrative Project and what we can learn as advocates.
Voices from our region: Asia-Pacific global health advocates telling their stories.
Sustaining our community and our efforts – fundraising for our future.
Realising our vision: can we end poverty by 2030? What will it take to get there?
Conference close: Our next steps to realise our vision.
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS (a growing list)
Our special guest Sam Daley-Harris is the founder of RESULTS International. He also initiated the Microcredit Summit Campaign together with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus, which has helped more than 100 million families lifting themselves out of extreme poverty.
The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP
Hon Tanya Plibersek is the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development. Tanya studied Communications at UTS in Sydney. After graduating she worked in the Domestic Violence Unit of the NSW Government while she studied for a Master of Politics and Public Policy at Macquarie University. Tanya was elected MP for Sydney in 1998 and has held the portfolios of Housing, the Status of Women, Human Services and Social Inclusion. Tanya was appointed Minister for Health in late 2011 and is now Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development. Tanya lives in Sydney with her husband and three young children. She is fond of bush walking and Jane Austen.
Helen Evans is an expert in public health and development and social policy. She has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance and Deputy Executive Director at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Brad is the founder of Welcome to Australia, a national movement uniting NGOs, high-profile Australians, political leaders, businesses, the public sector and many individuals in cultivating a culture of welcome for asylum seekers, refugees and other new arrivals to Australia.
Nick is a communications specialist at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, based in Geneva Switzerland. Nick was previously a manager at Mountain Media and has also worked as a journalist at the ABC.
Prashan is the CEO of Chuffed – a new crowdfunding platform for Australian non-profits and social enterprises. Prior to starting Chuffed, he spent 4 years as a strategic advisor to Australian non-profits, foundations and corporates at Social Ventures Australia Consulting.
Hannah is the Director of ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership, based in Washington DC. ACTION is a partnership of locally-rooted organisations around the world that advocate for life-saving care for millions of people who are threatened by preventable diseases.
Hamish is a public affairs and media specialist. He works closely with peak-body organisations, government, business and the not-for-profit sector. He is an adviser on media, content and campaign strategy. He has worked extensively on campaigns that achieve positive social impact.
Want some further inspiration? Check out these photos from our last National Conference…
Registration is valued at $250 including meals and accommodation, and subsidised to ensure our conference is accessible for our delegates.