Thursday, 16 May 2013

2013 Fairer World Festival

Contact: Helen Hortle, A Fairer World
P: 6223 1025 M: 0400 824 261 E: festival@afairerworld.org

Location: Hobart & Launceston
Dates of Event: 2 - 6 September, 2013

Intended Audience: Students

Run by A Fairer World in partnership with The Oaktree Foundation the Festival is an opportunity for students to work with passionate community change-makers, learn about social and environmental issues and gain skills to drive change in their local and global communities.
Registrations close on 17th June 2013. Register online.

All Tasmanian school students from Grade 3-12 are invited to attend.


Features at the 2013 Fairer World Festival will be:
  • Inspirational keynote speakers Tim Kenworthy (founder of of Useful and Big Help Mob) and Akram Azimi the 2013 Young Australian of the Year
  • The Tasmanian school launch of I AM GLOBAL CITIZEN, the latest multimedia presentation from the Global Poverty Project.
  • MAD activities organised by The Oaktree Foundation’s Tasmanian school group and designed to inspire and engage students in global human rights issues. 
  • As always there will be interactive workshops on real world issues delivered by leading community organisations such as Oxfam Australia, Red Cross, Brightside, Climate Action Hobart, VGen and more. 
  • Also the ever popular MAD Expo where community organisations and students can display their “making a difference” activities, share ideas, network and meet community leaders. 
  • More surprises to come…
Sessions and activities run each day from 9am to 2:20pm and students attend one of the following days:
  • Monday 2 September, Launceston, UTAS: secondary school students
  • Tuesday 3 September, Launceston, UTAS: primary school students
  • Thursday 5 September, Hobart, UTAS: primary school students
  • Friday 6 September, Hobart, UTAS: secondary school students
Numbers are limited and the cost per student is $10 (ex GST), or $7.50 (ex GST) for members of the Tasmanian Centre for Global Learning.

Find out more about membership on our website and either download a membership form or opt for membership to be added when you register for the Festival.

Member schools may be eligible for a travel subsidy.

Find out more about the Festival online where you can download the School Information Package