Rebecca Eckard

Refugee Council of Australia

Rebecca Eckard is the Director of Policy & Research at the Refugee Council of Australia, the national peak body for people from a refugee, humanitarian, and asylum-seeking background, and the organisations and individuals who support them. Rebecca convenes several policy and advocacy networks, drafts submissions and gives testimony for Parliamentary inquiries, and delivers information and education sessions on Australia’s asylum and refugee policies. Rebecca regularly participates in representative work on behalf of RCOA, both in Australia and internationally.

Rebecca is speaking on the session ' The Challenge of Change' on Thursday 13 February 

    3.00pm - 4.00pm

    Conference Day Two Friday 14

    Plenary: Closing session

    Speakers will share their reflections from conference week, then collate and organise the session outcomes to inform our actions and next steps for 2020.

    Moderator
    Grace Edward, Multicultural Youth QLD, BEMAC

    Speakers
    Shabnam Safa, National Refugee Advocacy and Advisory Group
    Rebecca Eckard Refugee Council of Australia
    Kwame Selormey, Melaleuca Refugee Centre

     

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