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Here's what is coming up. If you are at any of these events please come and say hello.


If you would like to request a Collective Shout representative at your next event head to our bookings page.



  • Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 02:00 PM
    Cedars Christian College

    Too Much Too Young

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  • Friday, October 07, 2016 at 07:00 PM · $10.00 AUD
    Calvary Christian College in Carbrook, Australia

    Too Much Too Young

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    How do teenagers and parents navigate sexual imagery in popular culture? Modern day families looking for answers are invited to join the conversation with celebrated Australian social commentator, Melinda Tankard Reist.

    Melinda will address two audiences in back to back talks.

    Program

    7.00-8.00pm

    “The sexualisation of teenagers and what to do about it” (Adult session with Melinda Tankard Reist)

    8.15-9.30pm

    “Navigating a sexed-up world” (Youth session with Melinda Tankard Reist)

    Adults free time in the café

    Bookings essential.


     

    Melinda Tankard Reist

    Melinda Tankard Reist  is an author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for women and girls. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, harms of pornography, sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women.

    Melinda is author/editor of five books including Getting Real: Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls (Spinifex Press, 2009), now in its 9th printing, Big Porn Inc: Exposing the harms of the global pornography industry (Spinifex Press, 2011, co-edited with Dr Abigail Bray) and her new release Prostitution Narratives: Stories of survival in the sex trade. (Spinifex Press, 2016, co-edited with Dr Caroline Norma)

    An opinion writer, Melinda is also a regular on morning television and has appeared on ABC’s Q&A and The Gruen Sessions as well as many other TV and radio programs.

    Melinda is co-founder of the grassroots campaigning movement, Collective Shout: for a world free of sexploitation, exposing corporations, advertisers and marketers who objectify women and sexualise girls to sell products and services. An ambassador for World Vision Australia, Compassion Australia and the Raise Foundation, Melinda is named in the Who’s Who of Australian Women and the World Who’s Who of Women.

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 07:30 PM · $10.00 AUD
    Collins Street Baptist Church in Melbourne, Australia

    Poverty, Exploitation and the Internet

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    The Justice Conference and Compassion Australia are proud to present ‘Poverty, Exploitation, and the Internet’, a Q&A featuring panellists Rev Tim Costello, Dr Allan Meyer, Melinda Tankard Reist and Danielle Strickland.

    The Q&A will explore the connection between exploitation and the internet in the context of extreme poverty and the developing world. It will also examine the implications in Australian culture that fuel these injustices.

    Melinda Tankard Reist is an author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for women and girls. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, the harms of pornography, sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women. She is author/editor of four books including Getting Real: Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls. A newspaper columnist, Melinda is a regular guest on morning television. She has also appeared on ABC’s Q&A as well as many other TV and radio programs. Melinda is cofounder of the grassroots campaigning movement, Collective Shout, exposing corporations, advertisers, and marketers who objectify women and sexualise girls to sell products and services.

    Melinda is named in the Who’s Who of Australian Women and the World Who’s Who of Women. She is an ambassador for World Vision, Compassion and the Raise Foundation.

  • Friday, October 21, 2016 at 09:30 AM through October 22, 2016 · $109.00 AUD
    Melbourne Town Hall

    The Justice Conference 2016

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    The 2016 Justice Conference has a brilliant line up of international and Australian speakers, thinkers and practitioners. With two full days of content, including key note sessions, worship, poetry, panels, electives and glimpses of justice, there is no doubt that you will be challenged and inspired. 

    On both conference days, sessions will start at 9:30am and run through to 9:00pm (with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea breaks). 

    Collective Shout co-founder Melinda Tankard Reist will be doing a presentation. 

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