Manning Clark House Weekend of Ideas: photos!
All photos of the April 2007 Manning Clark event are by Freddie Steen, volunteer worker at the Romero Centre, Brisbane QLD.
Main photo: Julian Burnside QC and Fr Frank Brennan, quietly scheming together, in a quiet corner of the Manning Clark House gardens, for a better and different Australia?
Below is the collection of photos taken by advocate Freddie Steen, at the Manning Clark House sixth Weekend of Ideas, "A Fair Go for Refugees?" during the first weekend of April 2007 in Canberra's Manning Clark House in Forrest, ACT.
The conference, well attended by a couple of hundred people, featured a large number of high profile presenters associated with the refugee lobby. There are several pages about this 5th Weekend of Ideas, and all pages apart from the only you're currently reading, are listed and linked below.
7 May 2007: Making sense at Manning Clark House - Some material presented or published following the Manning Clark House 2007 Weekend of Ideas: the SIEVX presentation by Tony Kevin in the media segment, the Agreed Statement of Principles issued by the Conference, and a Canberra Times article by John Warhurst.
7 May 2007: Dr Eva Sallis, Australian dream; Australian nightmare: Some thoughts on Multiculturalism and Racism - "...this place is called, with terrible irony, Blackster. It is the other side of town from Baxter, and, although less money is spent here, the echoes are stark, and when I thought about it, almost all generated by the fence." The Dymphna Clark Lecture at the Manning Clark House 6th Weekend of Ideas, "A Fair Go for Refugees?"
:::40 PHOTOS::: 6 May 2007: Kate Durham's SIEVX Art Exhibition goes to Canberra - From 30 March to 15 April 2007, as an art exhibition associated with the Manning Clark House Weekend of Ideas, reknowned Melbourne artist Kate Durham's impressive SIEVX art exhibition visited Canberra at the Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre. Project SafeCom's Jack Smit attended the exhibition's opening.
28 March to 1 April 2007: Canberra in March 07: two significant events in one significant week - Manning Clark House's Sixth Annual Weekend of Ideas: A Fair Go for Refugees?, a Talk and Dinner with Project SafeCom's Jack Smit, and a significant week of Parliament with both Houses sitting for the last week before this year's Easter recess. Make sure you're there!
Name labels with the images are all probably 'mostly correct', but let us know if there are any errors! Click on the thumbnails to open the large versions in a new window.