Wildfire 2016 Matthew Campbell Memorial Evening
8 August, 2016
Wildfire warmly invites you to attend the 2016 Annual Matthew Campbell Memorial Evening.
Date: Monday 8th August
Venue: Collaboration Lounge, New Horizons Building, 20 Research Way
Theme: 'The Modern Indigenous Australian'
FREE food and drinks. Catering is by a Melbourne Indigenous company, so come along to support them as well as hear from the amazing speakers!
2016 guest speakers include:
- Dr Glenn Harrison FACEM. The only Indigenous emergency specialist in Australia who is currently working at Royal Melbourne Hospital
- Professor Gary Foley. Australian Aboriginal Gumbainggir activist, academic, writer and actor, best known for establishing the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra 1972.
- Mister Mem Tjampitjinpa. International Curator, Performer and Ambassador for Australian Art & Culture. He is an acclaimed Didgeridoo player and has toured with the world renowned bush band 'The Sundowers'
- RFDS Member to present to 2016 Paddle Prize
We hold this event annually to educate and inspire medical and allied health students as well as the broader community in response to the critical need to improve Indigenous health. The event is held in commemoration of Matthew Campbell, a medical student and passionate advocate for Indigenous Australians who tragically passed away after holding a similar event in 1994.
Registration is free and all are welcome! Please register at http://bit.ly/2a5TXWP.