This year, ACFID proudly delivers a unique evening experience as part of the National Conference 2018 “Human Rights in the 12st Century” – People. Planet. Peace. 

Join us as we take a journey through “The Creative promotion of Human Rights”. 

  • Immerse yourself in film, music, and photography 
  • Engage and network within the sector 
  • Celebrate the achievements of the year 
  • Be inspired by ACFID Awardees  

Held at the UNSW Roundhouse, a legendary, unique venue, the evening will start at 7:15 after walking a short distance down from the conference venue. With canapes on arrival, live cooking stations serving a wide selection of dinner and dessert, drinks and dancing until 11pm – this will be a night not to be missed. 

Cost: $98 per person 

Format of the evening 

In a casual setting, attendees will have the option to move freely through the evening; noting that at various times, there will be some formalities mixed with the entertainment.   

ACFID Awards: Each year, ACFID recognises and celebrates the achievements of those who have made an impact and difference. 

Guest Speaker: Director and Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt shows us part of her important documentary film “After the Apology” and discusses how storytelling genuinely promotes self-determination and human rights protection. Larissa Behrendt is a Eualeyai/Kamillaroi woman. She is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Technology Sydney and as the Director of Research and Academic Programs Jumbunna Institute of Indigenous Education and Research. She is the host of Speaking Out on ABC Radio, author of numerous books and writer/director for multiple films. 

Guest Musician:  From 15 years of grass roots touring all over the world, Murray Kyle will be bringing his contagious soul restoring music that will sweep you off your feet, out of your head, and into your heart. Opening with “Protect the Water”, a song dedicated to the Water Protectors of Standing Rock and the river of true Earth Stewardship rising in these times all over the world. 

Photography exhibition: Browse the photographs shortlisted, that contribute to the promotion of human rights. For further information on submitting an entry, check our photography competition page