Sandy Duncanson Social Justice Lecture


The annual lecture series honours Sandy Duncanson, raising awareness of social justice issues.

Start Date

10th Oct 2018 6:00pm

End Date

10th Oct 2018 7:30pm


Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact Information

E.; T. 6226 2521

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Presented by

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Reverend Tim Costello AO

Reverend Tim Costello AO is one of Australia’s best known community leaders and a sought after voice on social justice issues, leadership and ethics.

For  13  years  until  October  2016,  Tim  was  Chief  Executive  of  World  Vision  Australia,  placing  the challenges  of  global  poverty  on  the  national  agenda.  In  his  current  role  as  Chief  Advocate,  Tim continues to use his public profile to affect change. In addition Tim is Chair of the Community Council of Australia, and is a member of the following: the Multi Stakeholder Steering Committee of the EU Australia Leadership Forum; Australian National Development Index; Concern Australia Advisory Group and the Campaign for Australian Aid.In 2006

Tim was named Victoria’s Australian of the Year, in June 2005 was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO); in 2004, was named Victorian of the Year; and in 1997 was named as one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures

His books include Faith; Hope; Another Way to Love, co-edited with Rod Yule; Streets of Hope: Finding God in St Kilda; Tips from a Travelling Soul Searcher; and Wanna Bet? Winners and Losers in Gambling’s Luck Myth, co-written with Royce Millar.

The Sandy Duncanson Social Justice Lecture Series honours Tasmanian lawyer Alexander (Sandy) Duncanson, who died in 2010 at the age of thirty-seven, after surviving cancer for sixteen years. Sandy is greatly missed, and was widely respected for his work in the community legal and housing sectors.

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