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Castlemaine: Public Lecture: Healing with Dignity
15 June 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Healing with Dignity: working with survivors of torture & trauma on Christmas Island
To mark Refugee Week, 13-20 June 2015 Rural Australians for Refugees Castlemaine invites you to hear Chris Cummins
- Monday 15 June at 7.00pm
- Senior Citizens Room
- Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine
Chris Cummins recently returned to the mainland after working as the team leader of the Torture & Trauma Counselling Service on Christmas Island for the past 5 years. Chris will provide an insight into the asylum story and the impact of immigration policies on people seeking asylum, and the conditions within the detention environment.
Entry by donation
A light supper will be served Proceeds will go to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and towards the national RAR website – www.ruralaustraliansforrefugees.org.au
This event is supported by Mt Alexander Shire, a Welcome to Refugees shire