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National Policy Forum 2015 Program

National Policy Forum 2015 - Programme

8.30-9.00 Registration
9.00 WELCOME: Peter Mares - Forum Facilitator
9.05 WELCOME TO COUNTRY: Agnes Shea - Ngunnawal Elder
9.15 INTRODUCTION TO THE FORUM: Ian Yates AM Chief Executive COTA Australia 
9:25 KEYNOTE: Working on - workforce participation for our ageing population
Renée Leon PSM, Secretary, Department of Employment 
Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission 
10.10 FACILITATED SESSION: What are the priority ageing and gender questions that the Forum needs to address?
Peter Mares - Forum Facilitator 
10.25 Morning tea
10.45 PANEL: Richer or poorer - gender, income and wealth
• Professor Hazel Bateman, Head of Business School, University of NSW
• Dr Cassandra Goldie, Chief Executive Officer Australian Council of Social Service
• Cate Wood, National Chair, Women in Super 
12.30 Lunch
1.30 PANEL: A roof over our heads - gender, housing and homelessness
• Helen Dalley-Fisher, Director, Equality Rights Alliance
• Dr Maree Petersen, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ageing Policy - Institute of Social Science Research, University of Queensland
• Adrian Pisarski, Executive Officer, National Shelter 
2.30 PANEL: Who cares? - gender and the giving and receiving of care
• Ara Cresswell, Chief Executive Officer, Carers Australia
• Sandra Hills, Chief Executive Officer, Benetas
• Tina Karanastasis, Senior Deputy Chair, Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia
3.30 Afternoon tea
3.45 PANEL: A quality life - gender, health and wellbeing
• Dr Gávi Ansara, Manager Research and Policy, National LGBTI Health Alliance
• Dr Anthony Brown, Adjunct Fellow, Men's Health and Information Resource Centre, University of Western Sydney
• Professor Julie Byles, Director, Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, Newcastle University
4.45 FORUM WIND-UP: Peter Mares - Forum Facilitator
4.55 CONCLUDING REMARKS: Ian Yates AM, Chief Executive COTA Australia


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