News: 2nd Annual Solidarity Awards

Join us for Palms Australia’s Second Annual Solidarity Awards, to be held at Old Government House in Parramatta on October 5th. Book now.

Palms Australia’s 2nd Annual Solidarity Awards

Saturday 5 October 2013, 12:00 Noon
Lachlan’s, Old Government House, Parramatta Park

This year’s awards will focus on “Countering a Culture of Waste with Solidarity” – a theme inspired by a recent speech of Pope Francis.

Two speakers have been invited to assist Palms start an important conversation about collaboration to better inspire solidarity between Australian and international communities.

Duncan MacLaren and Donna Mulhearn
Duncan MacLaren has served as Secretary General for Caritas Internationalis, the world’s most extensive aid and development network. He currently coordinates the Australian Catholic University’s Refugee Program on the Thai-Burma border, which is assisted by Palms volunteers. He recently designed and currently teaches in ACU’s International Development Studies program.

Activist, speaker and writer of Ordinary Courage, Donna Mulhearn was a human shield during the war in Iraq and later returned as an aid worker and human rights activist. She is a journalist, former political adviser and Masters graduate of the University of Sydney Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies.

Join us for a three course luncheon accompanied by a selection of wines, music and entertainment, with exceptional auction and raffle prizes.

Reserve your seat or table below or call 02 9518 9551.
R.S.V.P. 20th September 2013

$175 per person
Early bird (by 6th Sept) $155
Table of Ten: $1550
Members: $145

Ticket sales are now closed. Call (02) 9518 9551 if you would like to be added to our wait list.

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