September 19 – Ebbs and Flows of Regional Migration

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2013 Migration Update Conference

Ebbs and Flows of Regional Migration

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The migration of people from their home countries to Australian regional towns has made a lasting impression on our regional communities.

The 2013 Migration Update Conference explores migrant experience (new and settled) in regional towns and the challenges and opportunities for integration and diversity in rural South Australia.  Join us to hear from regional migration and sustainability experts:

Professor Graeme Hugo AO ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, The University of Adelaide delivering the annual Migration Update
Professor Philip Payton, Professor of Cornish and Australian Studies at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom exploring the significant impacts of our migrant population in shaping South Australian culture and history
Professor Brian Galligan Professor of Social and Political Sciences at The University of Melbourne and expert researcher in Australian regional migration, and
Professor Ian Lowe AO Emeritus Professor at Griffith University in Queensland and President of the Australian Conservation Foundation – a global expert on sustainability and environmental science

The annual Migration Update Conference aims to inform researchers, policy makers, service providers and the broader community on current research in local refugee and migration matters.

The conference is an initiative of the Don Dunstan Foundation in collaboration with The University of Adelaide, Flinders University and the University of South Australia and supported by the Government of South Australia. Following success in its inaugural year in 2011 the conference has been established as an annual event.

Date: Thursday 19 September, 2013 
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: The Science Exchange, 55 Exchange Place, Adelaide
Tickets: $90 general, $30 concession/DDF subscriber 


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