Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Group

Promoting understanding of, and respect for, human rights

Human Rights Day oration

Date: 4 Dec 2014

Andrew Jackomos, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People

Mornington Peninsula Shire and Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Group is proud to host Andrew Jackomos, Victoria’s Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People for this year’s Human Rights Oration.

Andrew is a Victorian Aboriginal man who has more than 30 years’ experience in Aboriginal affairs policy and administration. He most recently worked as the Director of the Koori Justice Unit in the Department of Justice. 

Andrew  will be speaking on:

“Linking our past with our future:  How cultural rights can help shape identity and build resilience in our Koorie Kids.” 

When: Thursday 4 December 2014

Location: Peninsula Community Theatre, Mornington. Cnr Nepean Highway & Wilsons Road, Mornington 3931

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Entry: Gold coin donation

 

Koorie culture in Victoria is deep and strong and I see plenty of evidence of this wherever I go. Culture is what binds our community together. It links our past with our future. Culture is the most resilient factor that protects our children and our families. (Commissioner Andrew Jackomos, 2014)