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Speaking engagements

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PM's 2020 delegate

PM's 2020 Forum, Parliament House, Canberra - Koori Mail, April 2008

Stephen with PM Kevin Rudd and Darling Downs grazier and USQ Councillor, Bobby Brazil as part of a gathering of 1000 national leaders from all walks of life, meeting at Parliament House, to discuss Australia's future direction 2020.


Addressing the United Nations forum

Santiago, Chile - The Toowoomba Chronicle, March 2007

Speaking at the United Nations Forum on Housing and Racism in Australia in Santiago, Chile at the United Nations Headquarters.


Delegate to India

Dialogue on Development, Panchgani, India, December 1980

Pictured with L to R: Rajmohan Gandhi (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, politician and academic), fellow Indigenous delegate from Melbourne, Reg Blow, BK Nehru (Governor Nth East States and former Indian Ambassador to Washington) and his wife at Panchgani conference after I addressed the forum on Indigenous disadvantage in Australia.



Announced as diplomats by Min. Foreign Affairs, Oct 1982

Ross 'Jirra' Moore (Geneva) and Stephen (Colombo) met with Senator Neville Bonner and Foreign Affairs Minister Tony Street at Parliament House, Canberra, October 1982 on being announced as Australia's first Aboriginal diplomats.


Sri Lankan inaugural cricket test

Diplomatic reception Australian Test team - Koori Mail, April 1983

Entertained Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee and Sri Lankan coach (West Indian legend) Sir Garfield Sobers at High Commissioner David Rutter's residence, Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Australian delegate

Jamaica International Youth Conference, Kingston, April 1985

Head of Indigenous delegation to speak at the International Youth Conference, Kingston, Jamaica with fellow delegates Dr Grace Sarra (nee Savage) and Tanya Ahkee.


Stanford University address

Delivered Racism paper at Stanford University - Toowoomba Chronicle, February 2007

Met with native Americans, Antonio Gonzales, Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman (Dancing with Wolves fame), Miguel Gavilan Molina and Biu "Jumb" Simivio at Palo Alto, prior to my address on Racism in Australia at Stanford University, California, United States.

Speaking engagements: Portfolio
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