ANTI-POVERTY WEEK EVENT | Anti-Poverty Week Event: Is Poverty Inevitable?

Summary

PANEL EVENT

Start Date

18th Oct 2016 6:00pm


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Why haven't we fixed poverty?

Are there vested interests in poverty?

Who is responsible for finding solutions?

Come along and hear a dynamic interrogation of the concept and the lived reality of poverty.
This challenging discussion will be moderated by Leon Compton (presenter of Mornings on ABC Local Radio in Tasmania).

Who has the answers?

Hear from academics, policy practitioners, service providers and those with real world experience.

Special guests

Professor James Arvanitakis, Western Sydney University
Dr Kirrily Jordan, Australian National University

Other participants

Professor David Adams, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Tasmania (former Social Inclusion Commissioner)
Professor Richard Eccleston, Director, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of Tasmania
Dr Paul Blacklow, The Economic Society of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
Megg Webb, Social Action and Research Centre, Anglicare Tasmania

W H E N
Tuesday 18 October 2016, 6.00pm to 7.30pm (refreshments from 5.30pm)

W H E RE
Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay Campus

R E G I S T R A T I O N
All welcome. Please register to attend this free event

This event is proudly presented by The Economic Society of Australia, the Social Action & Research Centre at Anglicare Tasmania and the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania.

Event Flyer (PDF 954KB)