1. Come and meet Tasmania’s new Commissioner for Children and join him for a conversation about the social determinants of health
Wednesday 17 June 2015
Hobart Youth Arts & Recreation Centre
44 Collins Street, Hobart
Free – all welcome
RSVP (by 15 June) & enquiries:
Social Determinants of Health Advocacy Network
Mark has worked for much of his career in the area of children and young people's services and policy development. He is a committed advocate for young people's rights. Having commenced his five year term in October 2014, Mark will focus on the rights and interests of children, and the laws, policies and programs that impact on them.
Mark has had extensive experience in issues facing children and young people, having worked with children from all types of backgrounds, including undertaking significant work with vulnerable children. He has practical expertise in child protection, child development, juvenile justice, children's services, child care, disabilities, and early intervention and prevention services. Mark has been a strong advocate for the importance of the social determinants of health and wellbeing as a critical factor and consideration, in the development of policy and service delivery.
2. The Hothouse on Education – some of us involved in this network were part of Dark Mofo’s Hothouse this week.
Next Thursday 11 June there is a forum in Hobart where they will present the ideas that were developed. Everyone is welcome and it’s free. We encourage you to come along if you can. http://thehothouse.net.au/the-forum/