'RESOURCEFUL REFUGEES: Unlocking the potential to contribute to Northern Australian Development' covered topics including what refugees bring to our economy; ways Northern Australia can become more productive through the engagement of refugees; and the value of refugees to the Northern Australian agenda.

Hear expert views on:

  • Where refugees fit in the Northern Australian agenda
  • Ways refugees can contribute to Northern Australian Development
  • How refugee engagement can grow your business in Northern Australia
  • The program includes a Q&A with a panel of experts


  • Professor Graeme Hugo AO, Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of Adelaide & ARC Australian Professorial Fellow
  • Rebecca Eckard, Research Coordinator with the Refugee Council of Australia in Melbourne
  • Caz Coleman, Acting Director of Melaleuca Refugee Centre
  • Mahongo Fumbelo, WISE Employment
  • Jeswyn Yogaratnam, President Northern Territory Council for Human Rights Education (NTCHRE) as MC


WEBPAGE: http://www.cdu.edu.au/northern-institute/resourceful-refugees


Friday, June 13, 2014 - 13:00 to 16:30