Kelly Nicholls

Refugee Council of Australia

Kelly has worked in the non-profit sector for over 15 years with a range of roles including senior management, advocacy, campaigns, fundraising and media relations. She has worked for a range of NGOs from large international organisations such as Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) to small grass-roots organisations. She has worked internationally, leading an NGO in Washington DC and also spent extensive time working and living in Latin America. Before working in the NGO sector Kelly was a journalist.

Kelly will be joining the opening session "The Challenge of Change" on Thursday 13 February 

    9.15am - 11.00am

    Conference Day One Thursday 13

    Welcome and Plenary: The challenge of change


    Host Grace Edward MyQ Youth Council, BEMAC


    Welcome to country by Uncle Cheg QUT Elder-in-Residence

    Indigenous contemporary dance by Aunty Jeanette Fabila

    Welcome to conference  Beata Ostapiej-Piatkowski, Refugee Council of Australia and Associate Professor Renata Meuter, Head, School of Psychology and Counselling, QUT Faculty of Health.

    Opening Session: The Challenge of Change

    Zita Ngor, Women’s Legal Services SA
    Kelly Nicholls, Refugee Council of Australia
    Muzafar Al
    i, Cisarua Refugee Learning Centre


    RAPPP1 Main Auditorium