The Yarra Institute for Religion & Social Policy, in association with Social Policy Connections, presents the launch of
Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia & Asylum Seekers
With Mr Russell Broadbent MP
Member for McMillan
Thursday 21 September 2017
5:30 for 6-7pm
Followed by drinks and light supper
Multicultural Hub 506 Elizabeth Street Melbourne
Opposite Queen Victoria Market, corner Therry & Elizabeth Streets. Large carparks nearby, and metered parking in surrounding streets.
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0409 897 971
Dr Tony Ward is the primary author of Bridging Troubled Waters, with interviews conducted by Caz Coleman. He is a Fellow in the School of Historical & Philosophical Studies at Melbourne University. He is the author of many publications, including recently Inequality & Growth: Reviewing the Economic & Social Impacts, Australian Economic Review (forthcoming). Other reports include Analysis of the long-term health costs of extended mandatory detention of asylum seekers (2011), and Improving Outcomes & Reducing Costs for Asylum Seekers (2004). He has a PhD in Economic History from Monash University.
Russell Broadbent MP was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1990 for the seat of Corinella, and was successful in 1996 in gaining election to the seat of McMillan. He is a strong advocate in the Party room and the Parliament for his local community and policy areas of interest.