Rotary Melbourne 7June
Rotary Melbourne Weekly Club Meeting - 7 Jun 2023
Guest Speaker Ian Hamm, Chairperson First Nations Foundation
Topic 'The Voice'
Time/Place 12.30 for 12.50 -2.00pm, No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins
At this lunch meeting we will hear an informed presentation focusing on the year’s major constitutional decision - the proposed Voice to Parliament.
Ian will speak on the issues surrounding the Voice and what it means for us. It’s an important topic and as a member of the club and expert in the field, our members appreciate hearing Ian's views.
A Yorta Yorta man, Ian has extensive government and community sector experience, particularly at executive and governance levels. Ian has overseen major policy and strategic reforms for government and community organisations. He works with people from a vast array of backgrounds, managing complex and sensitive relationships to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. Ian was CEO of a major Aboriginal community organisation from January to August 2018.
Ian chairs and is a member of a number of boards, including the Indigenous Land & Sea Corporation, the Community Broadcast Foundation, Connecting Home, the Koorie Heritage Trust, Yarra Valley Water and Holmesglen TAFE. He is also devoting himself to improving the representation of Aboriginal people on boards and other high level governance, through strategic action, advocacy and mentoring.