Little ones always ask the big questions. This event is a great opportunity for The Parenthood community to come together and chat about how to navigate those conversations about the upcoming Voice Referendum in an age appropriate way.
The upcoming referendum will have a profound effect on the sort of nation our children will grow up in.
We know that many busy parents just haven’t had the time to engage with the proposal to recognise First Nations through a constitutionally enshrined Voice.
This special event will give parents and their kids information about what the Voice is all about:
- What is the Uluru Statement from the Heart and where does it come from?
- How can listening to community transform the way child care is delivered in Indigenous communities?
- How can we navigate these conversations about the upcoming referendum with family, friends and children?
What: How to talk to your kids about the Voice
When: Tuesday, 12th September 2023, 7pm AEST
Where: Online via Zoom
RSVP here: https://events.humanitix.com/parenthood-voice
About the speakers:
Jade Ritchie (MC): Jade is from the Bunda Clan of the Gooreng Gooreng Nation. Originally from Bundaberg, Jade has lived on Larrakia country for the past 10 years and is an advocate for the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Jade has extended that advocacy to be a spokesperson for the Yes campaign in the lead up to Referendum 2023.
Megan Daley: Megan Daley is a multiple award-winning Early Years Teacher Librarian and author of the bestselling book 'Raising Readers' (UQP, 2019) as well as 'Teacher, Teacher' (Affirm Press, 2023) and 'The Beehive' (Walker Books, 2024).
Catharine Liddle: Catherine, an Arrernte/Luritja woman from Central Australia, is a leading advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights and serves as CEO of SNAICC. With a wealth of experience in national Indigenous organisations, she drives policy reform, empowers children and families, and promotes community-controlled early childhood education and support services.
Jessica Rudd: Jessica Rudd has worked in business, politics, communications and media, and is an accomplished public speaker and media performer who has contributed to newspapers, magazines, television and radio programs and has written novels for publication.