International Women's Day Address 2015


Presented by pioneering journalist and University of Tasmania Alumna, Helene Chung

Start Date

11th Mar 2015 6:00pm

End Date

11th Mar 2015 7:30pm


Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact Information

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International Women's Day Address 2015

A Chinese Tasmanian Heritage:
Women Past, Present and Future

presented by University of Tasmania Alumna

Helene Chung

Helene Chung 

About Helene Chung

Helene Chung, a former ABC Beijing correspondent, was the first non-white reporter on Australian TV and the first female posted abroad by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. A fourth-generation Chinese Tasmanian, she is the author of Shouting from ChinaGentle John My Love My LossLazy Man in China and Ching Chong China Girl.

She has reported from Hong Kong, China, London and Cairo and freelanced for the BBC, CBS, NPR and Hong Kong radio. Born in Hobart, Helene attended St Mary's College and graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and a Master of Arts in history.


Refreshments from 5.30pm.

International Women's Day is marked on 8 March every year. It is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women.