The next Side by Side Conference will take place in 2021.
Malcolm Turnbull was the 29th Prime Minister of Australia and a long-time supporter of Wayside Chapel. At our Side by Side Conference, Malcolm Turnbull and his daughter Daisy Turnbull Brown sat side by side with three students Eloise Aiken, Ethan Cheung and Alice Morgan to discuss the importance of younger voices in the public forum and in political discourse and the importance of respect. Watch Malcolm’s part of the panel below.
Daisy Turnbull Brown – Mixed Messages
Daisy Turnbull Brown is the Director of Positive Psychology at St Catherine’s School and is an advocate for focusing on mental health and wellbeing. At our Side by Side Conference, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Daisy sat side by side with three students Eloise Aiken, Ethan Cheung and Alice Morgan to discuss the importance of younger voices in the public forum and in political discourse and the importance of respect. Watch Daisy’s part of the panel below.
Raja Yassine – Mind the Gap
Raja Yassine is a Humanities Teacher for Holroyd High School in Greystanes NSW, a school that supports newly arrived students of language backgrounds other than English and refugees. Raja is also an ambassador of Crescent Foundation, an organisation aimed at bringing positive change in Australian society including supporting refugees in education, helping homeless people and the conservation of Islamic art and culture. At Side by Side, Raja shared her experience of being a Muslim woman in Australia. Watch below.
Be part of the conversation about social inequality and join us for a very special evening with Side by Side Conversations. These are evenings that are in an intimate, relaxed setting where you will hear from a diverse range of speakers who will challenge and inspire you. The evening begins with drinks and canapes prepared by our Heart Cafe on our rooftop terrace, where you can mingle with other like-minded individuals.
Our inaugural event includes talks from international speaker and social entrepreneur Magatte Wade, journalist and TV presenter Emma Alberici and Wayside Chapel’s CEO & Pastor Jon Owen.