Presentation Day

On our Presentation Day we will acknowledge and reward the achievement of our students and we extend an invitation to you to join with us in this celebration.

 Highlights include:

  • Smoking Ceremony
  • Student Dance Performance
  • Students’ musical presentation
  • Keynote address by Dr Anita Heiss, bestselling author
  • Student Awards Aboriginal Art Exhibition ‘Sharing Our Stories’ – a selling exhibition of student and community art

Dr Anita Heiss

Presentation Day Key Note Speaker – Dr Anita Heiss

Dr Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is the bestselling author of Not Meeting Mr Right and Avoiding Mr Right, both published by Bantam Australia. Anita has won four Deadly Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Literature, for her novels including Manhattan Dreaming and Paris Dreaming and for the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature.

She is a regular guest at writers’ festivals and travels internationally performing her work and lecturing on Indigenous literature. Anita is an Indigenous Literacy Day Ambassador and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales. Anita is an Adjunct Professor at Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, UTS, a role model for the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy and an Advocate for the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence. Anita’s latest novel is Tiddas (Simon & Schuster).

 

Event Details & RSVP

When: Wednesday 10th December 2014
Time: 11.00am
Where: 60-80 Barak Lane, Healesville
RSVP: to Lynne, 03 5962 4344
or email admin@worawa.vic.edu.au
by 5 December, 2014