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Communication is a Human Right!

Speech Pathology Seminar

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the

Universal Declaration of Human Rights



The aim of this interactive seminar is to showcase the “Human Right of Communication” for all people, including people with communication disability, and the new discipline of Speech Pathology at the University of Technology Sydney.

Presenters include:

  • Mr Alastair McEwin, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Professor Sharynne McLeod, Charles Sturt University
  • Gail Mulcair, Chief Executive Officer, Speech Pathology Australia
  • Dr Cate Madill, University of Sydney
  • Dr Jane McCormack, Australian Catholic University
  • Dr Megan Williams, Head of Discipline and Senior Lecturer, Indigenous Health, UTS Graduate School of Health
  • Professor Bronwyn Hemsley, Head of Speech Pathology, UTS Graduate School of Health


COST: Free!!

WHERE: The University of Technology, Sydney
Ariel Function Centre, Building 10, Level 7.
235 Jones Street, Ultimo NSW

WHEN: 10th September, 2018
9am registration for 9.30am start (ends 1pm). Morning tea is included.

RSVP by this Eventbrite Link

For more information:

Visit the UTS events page

or contact

Ms Harmony Turnbull, Associate Lecturer, Speech Pathology at UTS Harmony.Turnbull@uts.edu.au



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