Contents 内容 About 关于
Promotional Materials 宣传材料
Invitation Letters 邀请函
Media Releases 媒体发布
Conference Program 大会议程
Speaker Profiles 22 Snapshots (Day 1) 大会照片(第一天)
Snapshots of the Dinner 晚宴照片
Snapshot (Day 2) 大会照片(第二天)
Media Coverage 媒体报导
Moving On! About the Conference
Moving On! About the Conference
If you are interested in matters Chinese Australian, then you should be in Melbourne, the weekend of 18-19 August participating CCCA’s 2nd NationalAustralian, Conference, Moving Australian If you are2012 interested in inmatters Chinese then On! youBuilding shouldthebeChinese in Melbourne, Voice. It follows on from CCCA’s inaugural conference, Finding the Chinese Australian Voice, April 2011 in the Sydney. weekend of 18-19 August 2012 participating in CCCA’s 2nd National Conference,
Moving On! Building the Chinese Australian Voice. It follows on from CCCA’s The welcome will be by DrFinding Stanley Chiang, President of the host CCCA Victoria Chapter, Dr Anthony Pun, inaugural conference, the Chinese Australian Voice, April 2011 in Sydney.
OAM, CCCA National President; followed by the official opening of the Conference by Sen. the Hon. Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation and minister for TheSport. welcome will bespeaker by DratStanley Chiang,conference President ofisthe CCCA Victoria The special guest Saturday evening’s dinner the host Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP, MinisterDr for Anthony Trade and Competitiveness. Chapter, Pun, OAM, CCCA National President; followed by the official
opening of the Conference by Sen. the Hon. Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural Following the opening, there will be four sessions on Saturday 18 August: Affairs, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation and minister for Sport. The • Session 1. Thinking big: Lighting up the past to light up the present special guest Saturday evening’s is how thedo Hon Drourselves? Craig • Sessionspeaker 2. Imagesat and perceptions: Who are we?conference How do othersdinner see us and we see • Session 3. Chinese faces in the Australian public arena Emerson MP, Minister for Trade and Competitiveness. • Session 4. The 21st century: Looking ahead And two sessions on Sunday morning 19 August Following the opening, there willand bevibrant: four sessions onour Saturday • Session 5. Keeping fit, nurtured Looking after mind, body18 andAugust: public spirit • Session Session 6 Open Forum and a Call for Action 1. Thinking big: Lighting up the past to light up the present
Session 2. Images and perceptions: Who are we? How do others see us and
To set the scene, we have two great keynote speakers, Professor Marilyn Lake, Professor in History, La Trobe howMelbourne, do we see ourselves? University on Australia: Made in Asia followed by Dr Alison Broinowski, Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Asian Studies, 3. Australian National University and Honorary Session Chinese faces in theCanberra Australian public Research arena Associate, University of Wollongong on Responding tostthe Chinese Voice in Australia.
Session 4. The 21 century: Looking ahead AndOther twopresenters sessions on Sunday morning 19 August include: • Session Professor 5. DonKeeping Nakanishi, fit, UCLA Asian American Studies Center nurtured and vibrant: Looking after our mind, body • Dr John Yu AC, Australian of the Year 1996 and public spirit • Dr Christine Lee, Department of Management, Monash University, Melbourne 6 Yu, Open Call for Action • Session Dr Ouyang poet, Forum winner of and NSWaPremier’s Literary Award 2011 • Ms May Hu, Executive Producer Mandarin Language SBS Radio Melbourne Valerie Lovejoy, Faculty of Education Bendigo, La Trobe University To • set theDrscene, we have two great keynote speakers, Professor Marilyn Plus community leaders, members and others.
Lake, Professor in History, La Trobe University Melbourne, on Australia: Made in Asia For Conference and Registration, please visit www.cccavic.org followed by Dr information Alison Broinowski, Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Asian Studies, Venue: Victoria University, City Campus, Level 11, 300 Flinders St, Melbourne Australian National University Canberra and Honorary Research Associate, Conference Registration Fee: $30 Individual $20 Student University of Wollongong on Responding to the Chinese Voice in Australia. Conference Dinner Saturday: $70 Victoria University Level 12, 300 Flinders St Conference Convenor: Daphne Lowe Kelley email@example.com 0417presenters 655 233 (finalinclude: program will be posted to the conference website) Other
Professor Don Nakanishi, UCLA Asian American Studies Center 30 June 2012 Dr John Yu AC, Australian of the Year 1996 04 | About 关于 Dr Christine Lee, Department of Management, Monash University, Melbourne
Moving On! About the Conference
如果你熱心澳洲華人事業，關心澳洲華人事務，那麼你一定不能錯過八月十八日到十九 日在墨爾本召開的第二屆澳華社區議會專題年會：“繼續前進！”共建澳華之音。本次年會 則是針對社區議會去年四月於悉尼召開題為探尋'澳華之音'的第一次全國年會的後續活動。
If you are interested in matters Chinese Australian, then you should be in Melbourne, the weekend of 18-19 August 2012 participating in CCCA’s 2nd National Conference, 年會將由澳華社區議會維州議會主席蔣天麟醫生(Dr. Stanley Chiang)，澳華社區議會全國 Moving On! Building the Chinese Australian Voice. It follows on from CCCA’s 主席, 澳洲榮譽勳章獲得者潘瑞亮博士(Dr. Anthony Pun)依次致開幕辭。澳大利亞聯邦部長， inaugural conference, Finding the Chinese Australian Voice, AprilKate 2011 inSenator) Sydney. 主管多元文化事務部長，協助產業創新及體育的參議員凱特倫迪閣下(Hon Lundy 主持年會開幕儀式。週六年會晚宴中，專程從昆士蘭趕來參與會議的澳大利亞貿易及競爭力 聯邦部長克雷格艾默生博士議員閣下(Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP)將向嘉賓們致晚宴祝詞。 The welcome will be by Dr Stanley Chiang, President of the host CCCA Victoria Chapter, 年會開幕儀式後，十八日的年會日程分為四個部分： Dr Anthony Pun, OAM, CCCA National President; followed by the official • 第一部分 志存高遠：探究過往，認清現狀。 opening of the Conference by Sen. the Hon. Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural • 第二部分 管外窺豹：我們的身份，社會及我們自己如何看待我們。 Affairs, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation and minister for Sport. The • 第三部分 澳洲公共領域中的華人面孔。 special guest speaker at Saturday evening’s conference dinner is the Hon Dr Craig • 第四部分 新世紀：展望未來。 Emerson十九日的年會分為兩個部分： MP, Minister for Trade and Competitiveness. • 第五部分 存良除莠，蓬勃發展：關愛身心，熱心公益。 • 第六部分 開放論壇及行動倡議。
Following the opening, there will be four sessions on Saturday 18 August: Session 1. Thinking big: Lighting up the past to light up the present 為讓大家充分了解會議主題，我們安排了兩位主講：來自拉籌伯大學的歷史教授瑪麗蓮 Lake)及來自澳大利亞國立大學亞洲研究學院客座研究員及臥龍崗大學 萊克(Professor Session 2.Marilyn Images and perceptions: Who are we? How do others see us and 名譽副研究員艾莉森布羅諾夫斯基博士(Dr. Alison Broinowski )分別作題為澳大利亞：亞洲製 how do we see ourselves? 造及對澳大利亞華人之音的回應的兩篇演講。 Session 3. Chinese faces in the Australian public arena 其他演講代表包括： Session 4. The 21st century: Looking ahead • Don Nakanishi 教授, 加州大學洛杉磯分校美籍亞裔研究中心 And two sessions on Sunday morning 19 August • John Yu 博士，1996 年澳大利亞爵級司令勳章獲得者 • Christine Session Keeping fit, nurtured and vibrant: Looking after our mind, body Lee5. 博士，莫納什大學管理系 • Ouyang Yu 博士，詩人，2011 年新南威爾士州長文學獎獲得者 and public spirit Hu 女士，SBS 電台普通話節目執行製片人 • May Session 6 Open Forum and a Call for Action • Jia Gao 博士，墨爾本大學藝術學院院長助理（中國） • Valerie Lovejoy 博士，拉籌伯大學教育學院
To set the scene, we have two great keynote speakers, Professor Marilyn Lake, www.cccavic.org 會議註冊詳情及會議信息更新請參閱澳華社區議會（CCCA）維省分會網站: Professor in History, La Trobe University Melbourne, on Australia: Made in Asia 會場地址：Victoria University, City Campus, Level 11, 300 Flinders St, Melbourne followed by Dr Alison Broinowski, Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Asian Studies, 會議費：個人$30,學生$20 Australian National University Canberra Honorary Research Associate, $70，Victoria University Level 12, and 300 Flinders St, Melbourne 週六晚宴：: 會議召集者：劉瑞馨女士 0417 655 233（最終會議日程可通過網站 University of Wollongonglowekelley@bigpond.com on Responding to the Chinese Voice in Australia. 查詢） 本次會議將提供普通話及廣東話同聲傳譯服務，在澳大利亞全國范圍內首次確保消除語言障 礙，促使有需要的與會華人社區代表們全面參與會議。
Other presenters include: Professor Don Nakanishi, UCLA Asian American Studies Center Dr John Yu AC, Australian of the Year 1996 2012 年 6 月 30 日 About 关于 | 05 Dr Christine Lee, Department of Management, Monash University, Melbourne
About CCCA The Chinese Community Council of Australia aims to be the leading advocacy body for the Chinese community in Australia in matters concerning their development and sustainability, health and safety, and civil rights – the access to legal, social, economic, political and sustainability equity. It represents the concerted community voice in influencing government and industry policy makers in these pursuits. CCCA also plays a pivotal role in enabling sustaining cooperation and collaboration among Australians of Chinese descent migrating from around the world, which is now close to 900,000 nationally. CCCA represents and advocates on behalf of Chinese Australians to ensure the community can rise to the challenges of the 21st century and develops to be effective contributors to Australia’s local and international developments.
Conference Registration Organisations $80 Individual $30 Student $20
Conference Dinner Individual $70
澳華社區議會概況 澳華社區議會(CCCA)旨在成爲代表澳洲華人社區權利的 主導機構，致力於為澳洲華人謀求包括社區發展、可持續發 展，健康和安全及涵蓋法律，社會，經濟，政治以及平等持 續發展權的公民權利在內的諸多利益。議會通過協商代表華 人社區的統一聲音，將促使澳大利亞政府及各行業在製定政 策時充分考慮澳洲華人的切實利益。 目前，澳洲華人的總數近90萬。在維繫這些來自世界各 地的華裔移民之間的分工協作方面，澳華社區議會(CCCA)起 着舉足輕重的作用。澳華社區議會代表澳洲華人並為社區謀 求權益，以確保社區有能力應對新世紀的挑戰並能夠為澳大 利亞在本地和海外的發展作出有效貢獻。
CCCA (National) President Dr. Anthony Pun, OAM Vice President Dr Stanley Chiang State Chapters CCCA (NSW) President Dr. Anthony Pun, OAM Secretary Daphne Lowe Kelley
CCCA Victoria President Dr. Stanley Chiang Secretary Jim Shen CCCA Queensland President Chek Ling Secretary David Lin CCCA ACT President David Ng Secretary Andrew Ng
Sponsorships Diamond $20000 Sapphire $10000 Emerald $8000 Ruby $5000 Jade $2000 Gem $1000
For conference information please visit our website 詳情請登陸網址: WWW.CCCAVIC.ORG
Address . 地址 657A High Street, Thornbury VIC 3071
18 - 19 August Saturday & Sunday
Post Address . 郵件 PO Box 589, Northcote, VIC 3070 Email . 電子郵件 firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria University, City Campus Level 11, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne, Victoria
Phone . 電話 (03) 9018 7336
The Second National Conference
The Global Civil Rights Advocacy Movement
Moving On! Presentations
Governments in Canada, New Zealand and the USA are already supporting the civil rights and community development of their Chinese communities, including acknowledging their history and sacrifices for contributing to the development of their countries. Chinese Australians are seeking similar resolve from our governments.
The Moving On! conference will present expert leaders of Asian studies and reputed Chinese achievers such as Prof Marilyn Lake, Dr Alison Broinowski, Dr John Yu, Prof Chan Kwok-bun, Dr Gao Jia, Dr Christine Lee, Dr Valerie Lovejoy, Ms Annette Shun Wah, etc. The sessions are based on several themes: Thinking Big; Images and perceptions; Chinese faces in the Australian public arena; The 21 st century; Keeping Fit, Nurtured and Vibrant and Open Forum and a Call for Action . The first day (Saturday 18 Aug) will bestow a memorable experience of sharing presentations and a celebration dinner commemorating the CCCA second national getting-together with our community participants and government representatives. The second day will focus on presentations from community leaders and a call for action to continue building the Chinese Australian voice. Check the CCCA’s Victorian Chapter’s website (http://cccavic.org/conference.html) for registration details and information updates.
Today’s Position From Finding to Building the Chinese Australian Voice In April 2011, the Hon Penny Wong MP opened the first Chinese Community Council of Australia (CCCA) national conference in Sydney—themed Finding the Chinese Australian Voice. Various individuals and organisations gathered to clarify the community’s role in a multicultural Australia. The Chinese Australian community leaders and participants from many states came together to identify the issues, develop partnerships and strengthen CCCA friendship and cooperation. The first conference’s result was agreeing to break the mould. The second CCCA’s Moving On! conference continues to progress this community agreement made in 2011. It is devoted to sharing informed knowledge and strengthening the Chinese Australian collaboration and capacity to support and help realise : 1.The CCCA Resolve for building the Chinese Australian Voice for all Chinese Australian . 2.The CCCA Vision for empowering Chinese Australians to be today’s and tomorrow’s leaders in inspiring, promoting and advancing the Chinese community’s interests and constitutional liberty to establish a rightful place in Australian society.
題 為 “ 繼 續 前 進 ！ ” 的 第 二 次 全 國 會 議 作 為 針 對2011年 會共識而開展的後續活動，將致力於相關知識的交流分享並希 望籍此會議加強澳洲華人社區合作、增進社區能力以期最終達 成以下目標： 1.
第二次的全國會議：å “繼續前進！”專題年會報告概況å 在本次“繼續前進！”專題年會中，包括Marilyn Lake教 授, Alison Broinowski博士, John Yu博士, Chan Kwok-bun教授, Gao Jia博士, Christine Lee博士, Valerie Lovejoy博士, Annette Shun
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請 參 閱 澳 華 社 區 議 會 （CCCA） 維 省 分會網站:
Executive Committee 執行會員會 President 主席 :
Dr Stanley Chiang 蔣天麟醫生
Vice President 副主席:
Dr. Anne Pang 黃碧瑤博士
Secretary 秘書 :
Wei jie Shen 沈唯劼
Treasurer 財務主管 : Gen Li 李根
June Anderson 陳東軍 Dr. Chan Cheah Mike Yang 楊昶 (Public Officer) Nancy Yang 楊婧 Marty Mei 梅烝 Rachael Lim 林道蓮 Kah Seng Ung
Advisory Council of CCCAV 顧問諮詢會 : Chair: Hong Lim, MP 主席: 林美豐議員 L. M. Louey, Grand Master, Chinese Masonic Society Melbourne Lodge 雷謙光 墨爾本洪門民治黨終身盟長 Tsebin Tchen, Former Liberal Senator 陳之彬 前上議院自由黨議員 John So, Former Lord Mayor of Melbourne 蘇震西 前墨爾本市長 Marion Lau, OAM 刘秀凤 澳洲榮譽勳章獲得者 Dr. Sam Lo, OAM 廬濟生 博士 澳洲榮譽勳章獲得者 Prof. Frank Lin 教授
The CCCA (Vic) aims to be the peak advocacy body representing the aspirations and needs of the Victorian Chinese Community. Its purpose is to position the Chinese community’s interests to receive people’s attention in the provision of policies and services at all levels of government. To this end, the CCCA (Vic) aspires to contribute significantly in government and non-government policy formulation and implementation in areas affecting the Chinese community.
Membership Individual membership is $50 per year and organisation membership is $68 per year. Anyone interested in
CCCAV期望通過有效的溝通，在政府和非政府團體制 定、實施各種政策時，以最大程度為華人社區做出貢 獻。
issues experienced by Chinese people in Australia is
welcome to join. Interested individuals and organisa-
tions are invited to contact us for further details on CCCAV membership.
中促成精誠合作的精神。 憑藉不斷增長的在澳華人人數及華人地位不斷提升， CCCAV相信澳洲華人完全有能力也有必要迎接澳洲社會
CCCA Victoria Chapter is a non-profit organisation in-
The CCCA (Vic) will play an important role in fostering
corporated under the Incorporated Associations Act
a spirit of co-operation among Australians of Chinese
1981. CCCAV’s executive committee governs the organ-
descent migrating from around the world, which now
isation, and is elected by the members at its Annual
numbers close to 900,000 in Australia. Our advocacy
General meeting. The role of the advisory council is to
and representation is vital as the Chinese community
advise the executive committee on the direction of the
continues to grow in Victoria.
organisation, and is consulted by the executive com-
mittee on current community needs. All organisational
members are invited to send a delegate to the CCCAV
cantly in cultural, social, economic and political life in
CCCAV is a working member of the national body that
the Chinese Community Council of Australia based in
CCCA (Vic) believes that with its growing size and importance, the Chinese community needs to rise to the challenge of emerging dynamics of contributing signifi-
Our vision is to play a leadership role in promoting Chinese community interests and establish its rightful place in Australia.
Sydney. The Queensland branch of CCCA was inaugurated in September 2011.
組織結構 CCCAV是獲社團成立法許可的非牟利機構，其全國性組 織CCCA位于悉尼，CCCAV是CCCA 的合作成員。2011年9 月，CCCA更在昆士蘭成立了分部。
澳華社區議會(維多利亞分部，CCCAV) 旨在成爲代表維 多利亞州華人社區利益和需求的高端組織。我們的目的 是讓澳大利亞各級政府在確定政策、提供政府服務的過 程中，能夠聽到來自華人社區的聲音，考慮澳洲華人的
管理CCCAV的執行委員是從年度大會中由會員選出的。 顧問委員會向執行委員提供有關華人社區現今需求的意 見，並負責指導CCCAV的工作。CCCAV邀請所有團體成員
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8 | Invitation Letters 邀请函
CHINESE COMMUNITY COUNCIL of AUSTRALIA VICTORIAN CHAPTER
Dear Friends, We have great pleasure in inviting you, to join us at this National Conference intended for all Chinese Australians who share the following concerns: - The Chinese community in Australia is the biggest, the richest, with the most brain power, but is the least organized "as compared to other established ethnic communities" (acoeec like the Jewish, Greek, Italian, or even the Vietnamese and Indian, just to name the obvious), which operate and coordinate their activities at the national level. - The Chinese community in Australia have no voice, thus no clout (acoeec) because for decades their leaders continued to come up with "excuses" not to work with each others, instead of finding compelling rationale to work together, especially at the national level to advocate for their aspiration and vision for the next 10, 15 -20 years in Australia. - The Chinese community in Australia should be hanging their head in shame, as they are now 900,000 strong (4.03% of Australian population) when compare to the Jewish (0.5%), who produced two Governors General, one Chief Justice of Australia, one Commander in Chief (Sir Monash) (...the list goes on..), yet there is not even a single Chinese judge at the magistrate or county court level. - The Chinese community in Australia is the biggest block of tax payers, yet they allow themselves to be short-changed (acoeec) when it come to the provision of the whole range of settlement, social welfare services, grants and funding from all level of government, thus depriving themselves of the opportunity to advocate and manage their own needy ethnospecific services (acoeec). - The Chinese community in Australia's well-being and integration is still precarious after more than 160 years of settlement and contribution, due to the continuing demonization of China/Chinese by the power to be in Australia and this could have unsavoury repercussions if the trade relations with China turns for the worse with resulting economic downturn in Australia when people start looking for scapegoat. If you can identify with any of the above then this conference is for you. Unfortunately the venue can only hold 200 participants (and similar numbers for Conference Dinner) so please book early. The Conference will be officially open by Sen. the Hon. Kate Lundy, Federal
MAIL 邮件: PO BOX 589, NORTHCOTE, VICTORIA 3070 EMAIL 电子邮件: CCCAVIC@GMAIL.COM
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Minister for Multicultural Affairs; and the Guest Speaker for the Conference Dinner will be the Hon Dr Craig Emerson, Federal Minister for Trade. We will be providing simultaneous interpreting into Mandarin and Cantonese throughout the conference so that our senior community leaders could be fully engaged - a first by any Chinese Australian organization. As a fledging organization struggling to do the RIGHT and REAL things by our Chinese community we are asking for your support organizationally and financially. If you want to join us on this journey to make a difference for our community so that we could walk tall and proud vis-a-vis other communities, please contact us at www.cccavic.org. We take this opportunity also to salute and thank those who believe in us and have contributed generously. We are humbled that you care to share your passion for the cause and agree that as Chinese Australians we have no more excuses not to work together to take up the challenges facing us in this our country. We look forward to your participation and deliberation at the National Conference. Most sincere regards
Hong Lim, MP 林美豐議員
Hon. Hong Lim, MP 林美豐議員 State Member for Clayton Chair, Advisory Council of CCCA (Vic Chapter) Special Advisor to the Leader of the Opposition on Victoria-Asia Business Relations http://www.honglimmp.com
Dr. Stanley C. Chiang 蔣天麟醫生 MBBS;BSc.(Hon);Dip.Med.Acup.(PANCH);FAMAC;FRACGP Councillor for the City of Darebin (former mayor); President of CCCA (Victorian Chapter); Honorary President of NEMCA, Former Commissioner of VMC; President of the Australia-China Medical and Health Promotion Association 7, Jul, 2012
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3rd Aug 2012 CCCAV Media Release
No More a Community without Profile: The Chinese Australian community is resolved to building its public voice
CCCAV launched a media release event on the 1st Aug, 2012, in the Parliament House. Over 30 media representatives and other guests, including community leaders, attended the event, which finished later after planned schedule.
Presentation Highlights: The President of the Victorian Chapter of the Chinese Community Council of Australia (CCCAV), Dr Stanley Chiang, opened the event. He introduced the Victorian Chapter and explained its role in delivering the second national conference in Melbourne. Dr Chiang highlighted that many Chinese Australians are realising the need for change, especially erasing the public notion that they are part of Chinese Australian (CA) community that has no public profile. He revealed that the conference will continue explaining the transforming journeys of Chinese Australian settlers and will propose a call to action for building the CA public voice. Doing nothing will mean being the largest and oldest Asian migrant group without a public profile, which exposes every Chinese Australian to risks that can compromise their civil rights and social equity as the Chinese Australian population continues to grow. Dr Chiang invited the press representatives to attend the conference to understand the underlying details and follow-up actions that will be revealed in the Call to Action presentation on the second/last day of the conference. MP Hong Lim, Chair of CCCAV Advisory Committee, also explained the “business case” for the need to build the CA voice. He shared the latest census statistic facts of the Chinese Australian community and explained that other established migrant communities, such as the Jewish, Greek, Italian and even newer ones like the small Arabic community, are so better supported by governments and ironically the CA community is not. In matters of public service access and equity, such as access to funded community welfare workers, MP Hong Lim said the CA community is very short-changed and for a very long time. One contributing reason is that the CA community did not and still do not publically voice their issues and concerns, misleading other Australians and governments to think that all Chinese Australians are affluent, self-reliant and have no social issues as a community. Therefore, they are perceived not to need welfare and community development support. Another reason is the Chinese Diaspora and the long-standing inability of different groups to come together as one collective Chinese Australian community to voice their common and different interests, viewpoints and concerns in public forums. MP Hong Lim reminded the audience that in the era of the Asian Century (the emerging new phase of globalisation), the CA community needs to resolve their inhibiting barriers and must realise the need for change. The urgency for change is NOW, if they are to be better supported in their community development and be ready to lead and contribute to Australia’s globalisation in the Asian Century. CCCAV is resolved to catalysing the community’s coming of age and change to be more engaging and publically vocal in Australian society. Dr. Stanley Chiang and MP Hong Lim stressed the uniqueness of the conference, that:
It has the participation of two federal ministers in the conference - Senator Hon Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural Affairs who will be officially opening the Conference on behalf of the Prime minister, and the Minister for Trade, Dr Craig Emerson who will be the Special Guest speaker at the conference dinner. The conference is a first precedent in Australia, supporting its non-English speaking senior attendees with real-time translation into Cantonese and Mandarin.
They remind the media that the conference will be on at 9 am, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August on the 11th Floor of the Victoria University City Campus, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne.
Dr. Stanley Chiang and MP Hong Lim personally thank Mrs. Cina Choi, Chair of the Nam Poon Soon Society, for being the Conference's Ruby Sponsor with her donation of $5000
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Moving On! About the Conference
If you are interested in matters Chinese Australian, then you should be in Melbourne, 8.00am – 9.00 am 代表登記註冊 he weekend of 18-19 August 2012 participating in CCCA’s 2nd National Conference, Moving On!–Building Chinese Australian Voice. It follows on from CCCA’s 9.00am 9.30am the 開幕儀式并致歡迎辭 • conference, 大會主辦方澳華社區議會維州議會主席蔣天麟醫生 naugural Finding the Chinese Australian Voice, April 2011 in Sydney.
• 澳華社區議會維州議會顧問諮詢會主席林美豐州議員 • 澳華社區議會全國大會主席Anthony Pun OAM The welcome will be by Dr Stanley Chiang, President of the host CCCA Victoria • 澳大利亞聯邦部長， 主管多元文化事務部長，協助產業創新及體育的參議員凱特倫迪閣下 (Hon Kate Lundy Senator) 代表澳大利亞總理主持年會開幕儀式。 Chapter, Dr Anthony Pun, OAM, CCCA National President; followed by the official
opening by Sen. the Hon. Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural 9.30ofamthe – Conference 9.45am 繼往開來 Affairs, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation and minister for Sport. The special從第一屆專題年會向第二屆專題年會前進——從2011年四月召開了題為“探尋‘澳華之音’“的第 guest speaker at Saturday evening’s conference dinner is the Hon Dr Craig 一次全國年會，到本次第二屆澳華社區議會專題年會：“‘繼續前進！’共建澳華之音”。 Emerson MP, Minister for Trade 會議召集人： Daphne Lowe Kelley and Competitiveness. 9.45am – 11.00am
Following the opening, there will be four sessions on Saturday 18 August: 志存高遠：研究過往，認清現狀 Session 1. Thinking big: Lighting up the past to light up the present 論識大局 Session 2. Images and perceptions: Who are we? How do others see us and how do we see ourselves? 澳大利亞：亞洲製造 Session 3. Chinese faces in the Australian public arena 澳大利亞位於太平洋的西南部，與亞洲毗鄰。但傳統觀點認為，澳大利亞的歷史與成型似乎與其地 Session 4. The 21st century: Looking ahead 理位置并無多大關聯。最新的全國教學課程大綱將涵蓋更多關於澳大利亞與亞洲事務往來的內容， And two sessions on Sunday morning 19 August 以求給予亞洲對澳大利亞歷史的影響以應有的重視。 Session 5. Keeping fit, nurtured and vibrant: Looking after our mind, body 拉籌伯大學歷史學教授：Professor Marilyn Lake and public spirit 對澳大利亞華人之音的回應 Session 6 Open Forum and a Call for Action
白澳政策引起了不同第想像，而這些想像留存在我們的意識或我們的集體意識里，直至今日。要特 To set別指出第是，這些想像仍然影響著澳大利亞人對華人、華人對澳大利亞人、澳大利亞華裔對彼此、 the scene, we have two great keynote speakers, Professor Marilyn Lake, 以及其他裔澳大利亞人的看法。Alison Broinowski博士將從兩百多年第歷史中，選擇兩個時期，以 Professor in History, La Trobe University Melbourne, on Australia: Made in Asia 探討華人，集體或個人在澳大利亞建立起的聲音，思考他們的訴求，研究澳華之音的繼承和改變， 並對華人及澳籍華人在“亞洲世紀”中，所扮演的角色做出猜想。 followed by Dr Alison Broinowski, Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Asian Studies, 澳大利亞國立大學亞洲研究學院客座研究員，臥龍崗大學名譽副研究員：Alison Broinowski博士
Australian National University Canberra and Honorary Research Associate, University of Wollongong on Responding to the Chinese Voice in Australia. 14 | Conference Program 大会议程
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CCCA 2nd National Conference Program Moving On! Building the Chinese Australian Voice
Moving On! About the Conference
Day 1 Saturday 18 August 2012
If you8.00am are interested inRegistration mattersofChinese Australian, then you should be in Melbourne, – 9.00 am delegates he weekend of 18-19 August 2012 participating in CCCA’s 2nd National Conference, 9.00am – 9.30am and official Australian opening Moving On! BuildingWelcome the Chinese Voice. It follows on from CCCA’s • Dr Stanley Chiang, President of the host CCCA Victoria Chapter naugural conference, Finding the(Vic) Chinese Voice, April 2011 in Sydney. • Mr Hong Lim MP, Chair CCCA AdvisoryAustralian Committee
• Dr Anthony Pun OAM, CCCA National President • Senator the Hon Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Sport, and Minister The welcome will be by Dr Stanley Chiang, President of the host CCCA Victoria assisting for Industry and Innovation, representing the Prime Minister Julia Gillard, will officially open the Chapter, Dr Anthony Pun, OAM, CCCA National President; followed by the official conference.
opening of the Conference by Sen. the Hon. Kate Lundy, Minister for Multicultural 9.30 am – 9.45am Working the tailings Affairs, Minister forto Conference IndustryTwo and– from Innovation and minister for Moving on from Assisting Conference One where Conference One, Finding the Sport. Chinese The specialAustralian guest Voice, speaker dinner is theMoving HonOn! DrBuildCraig left offat in Saturday April 2011, toevening’s the program ofconference this second national conference, ing the Chinese Australian Voice. Emerson MP, Minister for Trade and Competitiveness.
Daphne Lowe Kelley, Conference convenor 9.45amthe – 11.00am Session 1 Keynote Addresses Following opening, there will be four sessions on Saturday 18 August: Thinking big: Lighting up the past to light up the present. OnSession 1. Thinking Lighting up the past to light up the present understanding and seeing thebig: big picture.
Session 2. Images and perceptions: Who are we? How do others see us and Australia: Made in Asia how do we see ourselves? The history of Australia has traditionally been written as if its geographical position in the southwest Pacific andSession Chinese faces in the Australian public at the edge3. of Asia were largely irrelevant to its historical experience andarena formation as a nation. The prist curriculum to the history of Australia’s engagement with Asia, promises that ority given in the new national thisSession 4. The 21 century: Looking ahead perspective on our history will at least be given proper emphasis. And two sessions Sunday 19 inAugust Professor Marilynon Lake, Charles Lamorning Trobe Professor History, La Trobe University, Melbourne Session 5. Keeping fit, nurtured and vibrant: Looking after our mind, body Responding to the Chinese voice in Australia andAustralia publicattracted spiritdifferent imaginings, and they remain in our consciousness, or our collective White day. In particularand they a stillCall influence way Australians see Chinese, the way Chinese subconscious, Session to 6 this Open Forum forthe Action
see Australians, and the way Chinese Australians see each other and other Australians. From more than two hundred years Dr Broinowski selects two periods when the Chinese in Australia found a voice, collectively or To setindividually, the scene, havewhat two Professor Lake, and we considers theygreat had to keynote say, how thatspeakers, has changed or remained theMarilyn same, and concludes with some speculation about the role of Chinese, and Chinese Australians, in the ‘ A sian Century’ . Professor in History, La Trobe University Melbourne, on Australia: Made in Asia Dr Alison Broinowski, Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra; followed by Dr Alison Broinowski, Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Asian Studies, Honorary Research Associate, University of Wollongong
Australian National University Canberra and Honorary Research Associate, 11.00am - 11.15am Morning Tea University of Wollongong on Responding to the Chinese Voice in Australia.
Other presenters include:
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11.00am - 11.20am
11.20am – 12. 30pm
管外窺豹：澳籍華人的身份，社會及澳籍華人對自己的看法 主席：Annette Shun Wah, 作家、演員、廣播播報員、Performance 4A公司主席 1. 華人的肤色和形象 華人在他們所居住的各個國家安頓下來之後又做出了自己的貢獻，但他們仍然沒有舒適地適 應 他們所居住的環境。這篇論文將使用澳大利亞及海外的案例來闡述“肤色”和“形象”對澳大利亞 及其他國家的華人的依然存有的影響。 莫納什大學管理系副講師Christine Lee 博士， 2 為人頭稅道歉：這是我们的要求 詩人，2011 年新南威爾士州長文學獎獲得者：Ouyang Yu 博士，
3. 華人？澳洲人？澳籍華人？ 令人痛苦的身份危機是許多澳洲華人都會面對的問題。 澳華社區議會維州議會主席：蔣天麟醫生 4. 澳洲公共領域中的華人面孔。 陳國賁教授將發佈由他和Lucille Lok-Sun Ngan所著的《澳洲公共領域中的華人面孔：澳洲出生的 華人中多代同堂的宗族問題 》一書，(NY:Springer, 2012)，并由此展開演講，闡述無論是別人強 加的觀點，還是在澳洲出生的華人自己本身的看法，中國元素的體貌特徵依然是他們身份構成的關 鍵因素的原因和過程。 香港浸會大學社會學第一任主席教授，中國澳門大學兼任社會學教授：Chan Kwok-bun 12.30-1.00pm
嘉賓講員Nakanishi教授自1993年起就是我們澳大利亞沿岸地區第常客。去年，他參加了第一屆澳華 社區議會專題年會。他將為我們分享他對美國亞裔政策的一些看法。 加州大學洛杉磯分校亞裔美國人研究中心名譽主任、教授：Don T. Nakanishi博士 1.00pm – 2.00pm
2.00pm – 3. 30pm
澳洲公共領域中的華人面孔——澳籍華人個人經歷分享 主持：Annette Shun Wah 1.
1996年度澳大利亞人榮譽得主：John Yu AC博士
2012年3月競選成功第達爾文市市長：Katrina Fong Lim女士 她已故的父親是八十年代的市長
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11.15am – 12. 30pm
Images and perceptions Who are the Chinese Australians? How do others see them and how do they see themselves? Chair: Annette Shun Wah, author, actor, broadcaster, President Performance 4A. 1. Chinese, what colour and image now? The Chinese have settled and contributed to the different countries they live in but have not had a comfortable acclimatisation in their resident environment. This paper draws on examples from Australia and overseas to illustrate that ‘colour’ and ‘image’ still impact on the Chinese whether in Australia or overseas. Dr Christine Lee, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Management, Monash University, Melbourne 2. Poll Tax Apology: A Demand Dr Ouyang Yu, poet, critic, translator, editor and novelist, winner of NSW Premier’s Literary Award 2011 3. Chinese? Australians? Chinese Australians? The agonising identity crisis faced by many Chinese Australians. Dr Stanley Chiang, CCCA (Victoria) President 4. The Chinese Face in Australia Professor Chan will speak on and launch a new book by him and Lucille Lok-Sun Ngan, The Chinese Face in Australia: Multigenerational Ethnicity among Australian-born Chinese (NY:Springer 2012), showing how and why “Chineseness” in terms of physicality still remains central to the identity of Australian-born Chinese whether they willingly choose to or it is imposed upon them by others – inside and outside the Chinese community. Professor Chan Kwok-bun, First Chair Professor of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University; Adjunct Professor of Sociology University of Macao, Founder and Chairman, Chan Institute of Social Studies Hong Kong. 12.30-1.00pm Lessons from Asian America Guest Speaker Professor Nakanishi has been a regular to our Australian shores since 1993. He attended the first CCCA conference last year and he will share with us a few observations about Asian American politics. Don T. Nakanishi, Ph.D. Professor and Director Emeritus, UCLA Asian American Studies Center, USA. 1.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch (provided) Books for sale: Please note that CCCA takes no responsibility for the purchase or sale of any of these books and that the views expressed in any book sold or displayed at this conference represent those of the author and not necessarily those of the Conference Organising Committee or CCCA. 2.00pm – 3. 30pm Session 3 Chinese faces in the Australian public arena - personal stories and speaking on behalf of Chinese Australians Chair: Annette Shun Wah, author, actor, broadcaster, President Performance 4A 1. Dr John Yu AC, is a paediatrician and was formerly Chief Executive of the Children’s Hospital at Camperdown and then at Westmead. He was Chancellor of the University of New South Wales from 2000 to 2005. Dr Yu is the Chair of the Centre for Asian Art and Archaeology at Sydney University, VisAsia in the Art Gallery of NSW and the George Institute of Global Health. He was named 1996 Australian of the Year.
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4. 集團主席，SBS廣播電臺普通話高級製片人：胡玫女士 主流媒體中的華人：在SBS里，我作為廣播員和記者的角色 5. 澳華社區議會全國大會主席Anthony Pun OAM
媒體談判漩渦 3:30pm – 3.45pm
3.45pm – 5.00pm
21世紀：前瞻 主持：Marilyn Lake教授 1. “安頓”之後 珀斯中華會館副主席Yit Seng Yow教授：華人維度：他們的棲息地，心態和心理 2.
3. 自此何往？就變化作出分析。我們的事業是否有所進展？爲什麽我們中間的積極分子如此缺 乏？ 新南威爾士州社區司法中心調解員、退休社工：Teik Hock Lim太平紳士 6.00pm 大會晚宴 為方便各位與會嘉賓，晚宴地點在大會統一建築內，但在不同樓層： Level 12, Victoria University, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne. 特別嘉賓：澳大利亞貿易及競爭力聯邦部長克雷格艾默生博士議員閣下(Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP)
2012年8月19日星期日 會議第二天 9.00am – 10.15am 第五部分 保持健康与活力：照顾好我们的身心和公众精神 提出当下澳洲华人关切的问题、兴趣，以及影响华人社区发展的阻碍 主持：维多利亚ECC副主席Marion Lau OAM女士 1. 禁忌及精神疾病 在澳洲华人社区里，大家都对精神健康问题缺乏认识，不把精神问题当做是一种疾病。 CCCA新州副主席 Erin Chew女士 2. 文化认同的养老护理服务 在高速多变的社会里，提升对此问题的认识 Kingston 老年华人俱乐部主席：Anna Wang 3. 不是个照顾老人和妇女的国度？ 就老年人移民申请中的荒诞政策审视澳洲所声称的人道主义和社会关怀 2012澳大利亚人民大使Chap B Chow 18 | Conference Program 大会议程
2. Ms Katrina Fong Lim, Lord Mayor of the City of Darwin elected March 2012. Her late father Alec Fong Lim AM was the first Chinese-Australian Lord Mayor, serving as the Lord Mayor of Darwin from 1984 to 1990. 3. Mr Hong Lim MP, Member for Clayton (elected March 1996), Special Advisor to the Leader of the Opposition on Victoria-Asia Business Relations. Hong Lim came to Australia from Cambodia under the Australian Government Colombo Scholarship in 1970 to study Politics and Administration and graduated with Honours from the University of Tasmania. 4. Ms May Hu, Head of Group, Senior Producer of Mandarin Language, SBS Radio, Melbourne. Chinese women in the mainstream media: My role as a broadcaster and journalist at SBS. 3:30pm – 3.45pm A/Tea 3.45pm – 5.00pm Session 4 The 21st Century: Looking ahead Chair: Professor Marilyn Lake, Charles La Trobe Professor in History, La Trobe University, Melbourne 1. Beyond “settling down” Dr Yow looks at the mindset and psyche of migrants, based on a coupled poem from his book “Chinese Dimensions - their roots, mindset and psyche” describing the various scenarios from pre-migration to developing new roots. He suggests “three pillars” crucial to the success of ethnic Chinese in Australia. Dr Yit Seng Yow, writes extensively on issues pertaining to the ethnic Chinese community. He is from Western Australia and is currently the Senior Vice President of the Chung Wah Association. 2. Retribution, Restitution or Resolution? How should the stories of 19th century Chinese Australians be studied in 21st century Australian secondary schools? Dr Valerie Lovejoy, Research Officer, Faculty of Education Bendigo, La Trobe University 3. Education for Future Leaders Ms Guosheng Yang Chen, Head, Language Discipline, School of Global Urban, and Social Studies, College of Design and Social Content, RMIT University Melbourne. She has over 36 years of leadership, teaching and research experience in tertiary education in China and Australia. 6.00pm Conference Dinner To make is easier for conference attendees and others, the Conference dinner is at the same venue, but different floor, as the conference: Level 12, Victoria University, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne. Special Guest: The Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness
Day 2 Sunday 19 August 2012 9.00am – 10.30am
Keeping fit, nurtured and vibrant: Looking after our mind, body and public spirit Voicing some current concerns, interests and barriers in developing the Chinese Australian community Chair: Ms Marion Lau OAM, JP, People of Australia Ambassador, Community Representative Commissioner- Victorian Multicultural Commission Conference Program 大会议程 | 19
4. 华工获取工伤保险和TAC的权益 Malcolm Cumming of Maurice Blackburn,律师 10.15am – 10.30am 10.30am – 12:00 noon
开放式论坛：呼吁行动 个人、团体和组织该如何合作以构筑澳洲华人的声音呢？大会代表受邀提议、参与进之后跟进项目 中。研讨包括项目的资金和社会支持。 主持：Anthony Pun博士和蒋天麟医生 作为开场，CCCA维多利亚分会的Chan Cheah博士呼吁大家行动起来，她说，“世界在瞬息万变， 我们是否也与日俱新？”我们不能只有财富而没有影响力，我们必须提升我们的澳华之声。Chan Cheah博士将提出实现这一愿景的三大基石。 之后，是讨论时间，台下观众开放提问。 论坛之后 大会结束 2:00 pm 全国执委会会议 (本议程若有变更不再通知) Conference Convenor大会召集人: Daphne Lowe Kelley, email@example.com 0417 655 233 若需其他信息及注册登记，请登录 www.cccavic.org
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1. The taboo - mental illness Within the Chinese Australian community there a lack of awareness and acceptance in recognising mental health conditions as an actual illness. Ms Erin Chew, CCCA (NSW) Vice president 2. Culturally empathetic aged care services Raising awareness of this need in a fast growing and changing society. Anna Wang, Chair, Kingston Chinese Senior Citizens Club Inc. 3. Ageing issues faced by Chinese Australians The East West Interface: successful strategies in care and accommodation. Culturally apt aged care and retirement resorts Choe Lam Tan, Managing Director, Jeta Gardens 4. No country for old men and women? An examination of Australia’s claim to humanitarianism and social compassion and the anomalies in Australia’s immigration policy with respect to aged applicants. Chap B Chow, People of Australia Ambassador 2012 5. Chinese Workers Access to Work Cover and TAC Entitlements Words of advice from Malcolm Cumming of Maurice Blackburn, Lawyers 10.30am – 10.45am M/T 10.45am – 12:00 noon
Open Forum - Call for Action What can individuals, groups and associations do to collaborate and build the Chinese Australian Voice? Conference delegates are invited to propose/suggest, contribute and participate in follow up projects. Discussion can include financial and public support for projects. Co-Chairs: Dr Anthony Pun, CCCA National President and Dr Stanley Chiang, CCCA Victoria Chapter President Where to from here? An analysis of what has changed. Has there been any ‘advance’ in our cause? Why are there so few activists amongst us? Mr Teik Hock Lim JP, retired Centrelink social worker, NSW Community Justice Centre mediator Dr Chan Cheah from the CCCA Victoria Chapter, calls for action. She says, “The world is changing fast. The question is ‘are we changing too?’ We cannot remain a community of great prosperity with no profile and must resolve to building the Chinese Australian voice to progress beyond where we are at. Dr Cheah presents three ‘building blocks’ on how this can be achieved.” This will be followed by discussion and an open call for speakers from the floor. Conference closes after the Forum. Program as at 13 August 2012 (subject to change without notice) Conference Convenor: Daphne Lowe Kelley, firstname.lastname@example.org 0417 655 233 To register and for other information, please go to www.cccavic.org 2:00 pm
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Dr Alison Broinowski was formerly an Australian diplomat. She has written and edited eleven books about the interface between Australia and Asia and Australia’s role in world affairs. She is a Visiting Fellow at ANU and UNSW, and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Wollongong, where she has just completed an ARCfunded project on Asian Australian fiction, the results of which appear as a set of ten papers in Antipodes in June 2011. Her most recent book, Allied and Addicted (Scribe, 2007) challenges the value of the Australian-American alliance. Her last overseas assignment was in the Australian Mission to the UN in 1989-90, and in 2005 she co-published with James Wilkinson The Third Try: Can the UN Work?’
Chan Kwok-bun is Founder and Chairman of the Chan Institute of Social Studies (CISS). His Chan Institute has two arms: a think-tank of social studies and public policy, and an art gallery specializing in Southeast and Chinese art and antiques— all in an attempt to work with other like-minded people toward his goal of “Good Society, Good Life”. He is also an honorary research fellow of the Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies (Hong Kong Baptist University) and an adjunct Professor of Sociology, University of Macau. He is first Chair Professor of Sociology and Head of Department of Sociology, and Director of David C Lam Institute of East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Dr. Alison Broinowski
Anna came to Australia from Taiwan in 1986. She studied at Monash University, obtaining a a Diploma in Social and Community Welfare in 2007 and a Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling in 2011. She works for the Southern Health Care Network for 22 years, also acting as a Patient Service Assistant in the Monash Medical Centre and as an Intake worker at Greater Dandenong Community Health Services. She also operates the Chinese Planned Activity Group at Central Bayside Community Health Services, providing culturally appropriate social and recreational activities for Chinese people who live in the City of Kingston and the surrounding areas. Anna also provides volunteer support (social and recreation services) for the Kingston Chinese Senior Citizens Club at Clarinda Community Centre and Clayton Chinese Seniors Association at Clayton Senior Citizens Centre providing social.
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Prior to his current roles, Prof Chan was a former Head of Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore. He wrote 57 books and about 280 essays in Chinese and English, on migration, identities, universality, hybridity, transnationalism and cosmopolitanism, the family, and race and ethnic relations. Prof Chan founded and edited Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, an official journal of the Hong Kong Sociological Association, of which he was President. Prof Chan collects art and antiques, does public art exhibitions, and writes poetry. In 2013, Professor Chan will launch a new open access journal for Springer, Journal of Asian Families (JAF).
Dr. Chan Cheah
Dr. Christine Lee
Chan is an independent R&D innovator and strategic management consultant. She has worked in Fortune 500 and multinational organisations, federal and state government agencies, small to medium enterprises, start-ups and universities. She is also experienced in advocacy and community development areas, especially in the Chinese Australian, healthcare, ratepayers communities and corporate social responsibility sectors.
BSc(Hons) Dundee, DipMgtSt, DipAcc&Fin, MMS, PhD Waikato, GradCertHE Monash, ANZIM
Chap Chow Qualifications: B.E(Chem), M.E(Chem), Dip Business Admin.
Chanâ€™s is qualified in different disciplines - Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance, Masters of Business (by research) in international strategy and information systems; PhD in multi-site project management and ontologies development and several selected studies in robotics, school, education and ebusiness.
She is a full-time academic at Monash University, Gippsland Campus. Her research interests are in social inclusion, community, tourism, international business, management and education. She has published in international journals and presented in numerous international conferences. She is currently a member of the Regional Advisory Council for Gippsland (Victorian Multicultural Commission), Regional Development Advisory Committee (Federal Ethnic Communities Council of Australia), Executive member of the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria, Deputy Chairperson, Interim Secretary and Public Officer of the Gippsland Ethnic Communitiesâ€™ Council, Treasurer of the Latrobe City Business Tourism Association, Treasurer of the Walhalla Tourist Railway Reserve Committee of Management, Board member of the Gippsland Heritage Park, Latrobe City Tourism Advisory Board, and Latrobe City Disability Reference Committee. She has received a Government of Victoria Multicultural Award for meritorious service to the community.
Roles: Chemical Engineer (1973-1978) Company Director (Retired). Radio Presenter on 3-zzz (1988-2004) TV program producer for Ch 31(1994- ) Tertiary Scholarship Awards (2005- ) People of Australia Ambassador (2012) Membership and advisory role to countless associations
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Choe Lam Tan
Hon. Hong Lim, MP
Mr Choe Lam Tan is an entrepreneur and Industrial Engineer. He found his passion in aged care after his father suffered a stroke in 1981, sowing the seed that would later sprout into the developments of the first culturally apt aged care & retirement resorts in Australia and Malaysia, and shortly in other Asian countries.
Hong Lim Came to Australia from Cambodia under the Australian Government Colombo Plan Scholarship in 1970 to study Politics and Administration and graduated with Honours from the University of Tasmania. After a stint of 16 years in the Victorian public service mainly in the human resources development and labour market programs he was elected as the Member for Clayton in March 1996.
Hong was Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs, Small Business; and Convenor Parliamentary Caucus Economic bill committee 1997-99.He was appointed as Special Advisor to the Premier on Victoria-Asia Business Relations in the former Labor Government and was also Parliamentary Secretary, Victorian Communities.
Equipped with hands-on experience from research/design/funding/construct/ management & operation of aged care facilities and retirement resorts, he had been invited to speak in various conferences in China, Singapore, Malaysia, Melbourne and Gold Coast. His passion & and in-depth knowledge on ageing issues of seniors with the Chinese heritage will be educational & beneficial to the Chinese and other ethnic communities in general.
Erin Chew is an entrepreneur, writer and vocational education trainer in addition to being an avid community advocate. Her community advocacy started in 2007, when she was nominated and admitted into a womenâ€™s leadership program â€“ this program was the catalyst for Erinâ€™s hard work and commitments on both a business and community level.
In 2008 Erin won the Blacktown Woman of the Year Award and was also a finalist for the Young Woman of the West Award. In 2009, Erin received a High Commendation for her work with the community as part of the NSW Community Relations Commission Community Awards.
As a survivor of Pol Pot and his Killing Fields Hong is passionate about human rights, the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, access and equity, social justice and a fair go. He advocates strongly for a more prominent role in public life for Chinese Australian.
John Yu John is a second generation Chinese Australian. His grandfather came to the goldfields of Ballarat in 1867 and his mother returned with me from Nanking as war refugees in 1937. He grew up in Sydney during the Second World War, personally experienced the period of the White Australia Policy when China was an ally against Nazi Germany and aspirations of Imperialist Japan. He did his primary and secondary schooling in Australia, and completed his medical tertiary studies. He is proud of his historical Chinese heritage and family, as well as being an Australian citizen. He worked in the public hospital system as a paediatrician and has always recognized the need to give something back to a society, which gave him opportunities never compromised by discrimination.
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Katrina Fong Lim
Katrina was born in 1961 in Darwin; the fourth daughter of respected local couple Alec and Norma Fong Lim. Alec was a businessperson who eventually became a very popular Lord Mayor in the 1980s. Katrina completed primary and secondary education in Darwin, matriculating from Darwin High School in 1979. She was an AFS Exchange Student to the USA for the 78/79 school year. Katrina completed both a Bachelor of Business with a double major in Marketing and Human Resource Management and Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Southern Queensland by external studies. She is also a member of the Associate Member of the Institute of Public Accountants and the Business and Professional Women association. Twice married, she now lives with her husband Tony Waite in Nightcliff.
Malcolm Cumming has worked as a litigation lawyer since 1997,joining Maurice Blackburn in 1999 and being appointed to Principalin 2010. He is based in Ringwood but also sees clients inBox Hill and Lilydale.
Katrina had worked for 13 years with the Commonwealth Public Service undertaking a variety of jobs for a range of Departments. She left the Public Service to work in the not for profit sector. Katrina has worked in this sector for 20 years including at the YWCA, Crafts Council, NT Centenary of Federation and the Australia Day Council NT. She has also operated a small business initially delivering Financial Management Training to builders through the Master Builders Association NT.
Marilyn Lake is Charles La Trobe Professor in History at La Trobe University. Her most recent books include *Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men’s Countries and the Question of Racial Equality* co-authored with Henry Reynolds and co-published by Cambridge University Press (UK) and Melbourne University Press in 2008. It won the Queensland Premier’s Award for History, the Ernest Scott Prize and the Prime Minister’s Prize for Non-Fiction. She currently holds an ARC Professorial Fellowship to research the international history of Australian democracy.
Malcolm works exclusively in TAC matters, obtaining compensationfor clients injured in transport accidents. He also has experiencein various personal injury areas including running the firm’sCommonwealth Compensation practice and providing advice in the areaof superannuation and disability insurance.
She has been involved in many community groups, such as Volunteering NT, NTCOSS and the Foundation of Young Australians. Currently she is a treasurer of the National Heart Foundation NT and is also involved in the Chung Wah Society NT, Healthy Living NT, 2RPH radio for the print handicapped, and Arafura Dragon Boat Paddlers
Malcolm is a member of the Litigation Section of the LawInstitute of Victoria.
Prof. Marilyn Lake
Professor Lake is a Fellow of the Australian Academies of Humanities and Social Sciences and President of the Australian Historical Association.
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May Hu is an experienced media professional. She was the Head of Group, Executive Producer of Mandarin Language, Senior Broadcaster/Journalist in SBS Radio, Melbourne; a producer & presenter in Australian Chinese Television, Channel 31. She also worked as interpreter/ translator for the Office of Ethnic Affairs of Victoria, the Victoria Interpreting & Translation Services (VITS), OnCall Interpreters and translators and other I/T Services.
Ouyang Yu came to Australia in early 1991. By 2012, he has published 61 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, literary translation and literary criticism in the English and Chinese languages. He also edits Australia’s only Chinese literary journal, Otherland (since 1995). His noted books include his award-winning novels, The Eastern Slope Chronicle (2002) and The English Class (2010), his collections of poetry, Songs of the Last Chinese Poet (1997) and New and Selected Poems (Salt Publishing, 2004), his translations in Chinese, The Female Eunuch (1991), The Ancestor Game (1996) and The Man Who Loved Children (1998), and his book of literary criticism, Chinese in Australian Fiction: 1888-1988 (Cambria Press, 2008).
She was recognised as one of the 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, 2012; 20112012 Who’s Who of Australian Women; Australia.
Inductee of Honour Roll (2010) of Women in Victoria. She won awards for excellence in Multicultural Affairs (Arts/Media) by Victorian Premier, 2006 and the Australian National Old People Speak Out (OPSO) Media Award 2002. She plays and played many community roles, acting in the capacity of an Advisor of Standing Committee of National Council of Women of Victoria (NCWV); Executive Member of AUSIT; Committee Member of MEAA; Founding Member & Executive Committee Member of CITAA; Co-Founder and National Secretary of National Liaison Council of Australian Chinese; Member of Advisory Committee of Centre for China Studies of La Trobe University Oceania; and Member of Executive Committee, Global Chinese Radio TV Anchors’ Association.
She is also an accomplished author of many books, news articles, thesis, professional and academic journals.
Ouyang’s poetry has been included in the Best Australian poetry collections for 7 times from 2004 to 2011, and has been included in some of the major Australian collections, such as The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry (2009) and The Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature (2010). His second novel, The English Class (Transit Lounge), won an award of Best Books of 2010 by the Australian Book Review, The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. This novel also won the Community Relations Award in the 2011 NSW Premier’s Literature Award, and was short-listed for the Community Relations Award and Christina Stead Fiction Award in the 2011 NSW Premier’s Literature Award, the 2011 Western Australia Premier’s Literature Award and the 2011 Queensland Premier’s Literature Award. In 2010, his book of Chinese poems, Report on Australia (2009), won the Award for Excellence in the category of poetry by Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations, R.O.C. (Taiwan) [qiaolian zonghui huawen zhushujiang]. His Chinese poems have been recommended for the 19th Rougang Poetry Award (2010), one of the nation’s major poetry awards in China. Ouyang Yu was nominated one of the Top 100 Most Influential Melbournians for the year 2011 as well as the Top 10 most influential writers of Chinese origin in the Chinese diaspora.
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Dr. Valerie Lovejoy
Dr Stanley Chiang is a medical practitioner. He is also a ward Councillor for many years and a Mayor in the city of Darebin. In his local government capacity, Stanley’s portfolio includes participation in his Council Committee; Planning Committee, Hearing of Submissions Committee, Bundoora Homestead Board of Management; Chief Executive Officer Performance Review Committee; Civic Recognition (Monuments and Memorials) Committee; Friends of Bundoora Park Advisory Committee; Reservoir Structure Plan Community Reference Group and the DAREBIN Health (Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan) Steering Committee
Dr. Valerie Lovejoy is a senior research assistant in the Faculty of Education, La Trobe University Bendigo. She completed her PhD, The fortune seekers of Dai Gum San: A history of first generation Chinese on the Bendigo Goldfield in 2009. Valerie is the author of Mapmakers of Fortuna: a History of the Army Survey Regiment. She has a passionate interest in regional history, believing that micro studies of regional communities can contribute depth and texture to broader studies. Valerie is also interested in oral history and has extensive experience in interviewing a wide range of people. Projects she has worked on include Women on Farms, 1901-1945; Life at the G.K. Tucker Settlement, Carrum Downs and A History of the Woodend Bypass. She is currently working on Bendigo Education projects with La Trobe University.
Dr. Teik Hock Lim
Dr. Stanley Chiang
Teik Hock Lim, JP, has just retired after working as a social worker for the past 20 years with Centrelink. He has worked extensively with clients from all ethnic background and people from a disadvantage socio economic background. he has served on many community agencies. He is now working ad hoc as a mediator with the NSW Community Justice Centre. He believes strongly in alternative dispute resolution. In his early days he was a strong student activist. Recently he has been involved in the Malaysian human rights campaign for free and fair elections.
Dr. Yit Seng Yow Dr Yit Seng Yow comes from Western Australia. He is currently the Senior Vice President of Chung Wah Association. He also represents Chung Wah in the Ethnic Community Council of Western Australia. In addition he is a member of CCCA and a member of Chinese Heritage Association of Australia. Dr. Y. S. Yow is the author of “Chinese Dimensions – their roots, mindset and psyche”, probably the only book dedicated to Chinese culture in English by an Australian author. He writes extensively on issues pertaining to the ethnic Chinese community.
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Senator Kate Lundy, Federal Minister for Multicultural Affairs, welcomed by the committee members of CCCA. Standing on her left is Hon. Bruce Atkinson, President of the Legislative Council of Victoria.
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Senator Kate Lundy, Federal Minister for Multicultural Affairs, gave an opening speech. (Below) Professor Guosheng Yang Chen (middle), one of the speakers, talked about cultivating future leaders.
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(Top) Ms. May Hu, Senior Producer of Mandarin Language, SBS Radio. (Bottom) Dr. John Yu, 1996 Australian of the Year.
(Top) Professor Chan Kwok-bun, Author. (Bottom) Dr. Valerie Lovejoy, Research Officer at La Trobe University
Ms. Marion Lau OAM (left) and Mr. Chap Chow (right), People of Australia Ambassadors.
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Mike Yang, one of the translators, assisting audience with language needs.
Tea break time!
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Group photo of CCCA Committee members and distinguished guests.
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(Above) Ms. Marion Lau OAM, People of Australia Ambassador, greeting Hon. Dr. Craig Emerson, Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness. (Below, from left to right) Hon. Dr. Craig Emerson, Mr. Hong Lim MP, Dr. Tony Pun OAM, Hon. Bruce Atkinson.
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Hon. Dr. Craig Emerson, Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness
Hon. Bruce Atkinson, President of the Legislative Council, Parliament Victoria
(Below) Dr. Stanley Chiang, Chair of the CCCA Victoria Chapter, addressing the attendees.
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(Above) Hon. Dr. Craig Emerson (middle) and Mr. Hong Lim MP (right) presenting Certificate of Appreciation to sponsors.
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(Right) Ms. Erin Chew, the youngest speaker at the Conference, is also the Vice President of CCCA (NSW)
(Below) Dr. Yit Seng Yow, all the way from Perth, WA, shared his thoughts at the conference.
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(Above) Anna Wang, Chair of Kingston Chinese Senior Citizens Club Inc., seeks to raise awareness of the needs of the seniors in the society. (Below) Hon Mr. Hong Lim MP, hopes that the Chinese community will stand up, voice out their concerns and be accepted into the society of mainstream Australia.
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CHINESE COMMUNITY COUNCIL of AUSTRALIA VICTORIAN CHAPTER
CCCAV Media Release - 21st Aug 2012
Moving On – the New 21st Century Directions for the Chinese Australian Community The Chinese Community Council of Australia’s “Moving On” national conference was a precedent success. The organisers had to turn away last minute registrations - the event attracted seven times more registered participants than the first conference in Sydney last year. The first day presented and discussed viewpoints of the community’s settlement experiences, pains and successes, civil right movements of Chinese communities overseas, cultural philosophies of foreign land settlement, and ideas for moving forward. The small number of highly engaging generation Y participants said that their community issues and aspirations are different and need different approaches, not necessary always from the viewpoints of an older generation. Some participants expressed their desires for asking for an apology from the Australian Government for past discrimination against the early Chinese settlers in the 1800s and early 1990s, while others canvassed for getting a formal Government recognition of the past to recent contributions that early Chinese settlers had and today’s citizens have made to the development of Australia. During the second day, speakers shared insights of the emerging, growing and often hidden social problems affecting the community and lacking support services, which concern caring for the aged; mental illness, domestic violence, acculturation; lacking community involvement in public engagement and advocacy activities. The last “Call to Action speech” opened new transforming insights of how the community can move on through strategic collaboration projects. Building the Chinese Australian voice is no longer a regular talkfest activity, but is about creating a new propensity for collaborating and developing strategic capabilities. The strategic capabilities do not just close the Chinese Diaspora mentality and address social issues, but are also for supporting and advancing Australia in the Asian Century. The audience strongly commemorated the new and doable directions for moving on. There was unanimous support for future strategic collaboration projects that will: 1. 2. 3. 4.
Be executed professionally, including guided by good corporate governance Take Chinese Australian advocacy to the next and more professional level; Increase Chinese perspectives in Australian history and school curriculum learning; Openly acknowledge and resolve the community’s hidden service access and equity issues in areas of aged care, mental illness, domestic violence, acculturation and unemployment issues; 5. Increase engagement with young Chinese Australians to understand and address their different interests and concerns; 6. Develop advance leadership training and mentoring programs in industry and government sectors; 7. Create a sustainable knowledge management repository for supporting the community’s intergeneration information creation, storage and sharing, and continuous learning.
During the open forum discussions, participants expressed their interpretations of and support for the “Call to Action” directions, including support for older Chinese Australians to share their wisdom, value adding ideas and networks for moving on. Future community workshops will follow to plan and progress these moving on themes into action projects. Many participants had expressed interests to be involved in these future events. MAIL 邮件: PO BOX 589, NORTHCOTE, VICTORIA 3070 EMAIL 电子邮件: CCCAVIC@GMAIL.COM
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Diaspora identity of a Chinese Malaysian at the National Chinese Conference The Chinese Community Council of Australia (CCCA) held its second National Conference at Victoria University, Melbourne on the 19th and 20th of August 2012. But how many Malaysians would you think you can find during a National Chinese Conference in Australia? Surprisingly, a large proportion of the attendees were in fact Malaysians, mostly middle age, not just attending but also speaking and actively being involved at the National Conference. In fact, much of the committee, including the President of the CCCA, had a Malaysian background. “I don’t really know why there are so many Malaysians involved here but I guess Chinese from Malaysia are more outspoken and less afraid of losing face. That’s why they are more willing to speak out”, said Miss Marion Lau, People of the Ambassador Australia. When asked what ethnic identity Miss Marion Lau would identify herself as, she said: “I always say I am a Chinese with a Malaysian background. I am multicultural as I have the original Chinese heritage and Malaysian as well and I am now in Australia! (…) I was brought up in Malaysia and there’s definitely Malay influence in me”.
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Dr. Y.S. Yow, an Australian author from Perth, said that the identity of an ethnic Chinese is a complex one in today’s world but it is crucial to distinguish nationality and ethnicity. In this context, ‘Chinese’ is referred to as an ethnic rather than a national identity. When asked whether he would call himself a Chinese or a Chinese Malaysian, he said: “I will call myself as an Australian as we need to move on,��� said the 63-year-old academic, with a slight Malaysian accent. The National Conference of CCCA, titled “Moving On”, was attended by over 200 people and was aimed at striving for equality for the Chinese community and acceptance into mainstream society in Australia.
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