CCQ warmly invites health professionals, community organisations, government stakeholders, and equity advocates to the Advancing Equity Summit. Attendees from Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, across Australia, and internationally are encouraged to join us in the picturesque surroundings of Noosa, located on Gubbi Gubbi country

The Advancing Equity Summit is a proactive initiative geared towards addressing disparities that impact the health and well-being of communities spanning Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast and beyond.

Our objective is to convene a diverse assembly of influential minds, including experts, policymakers, healthcare practitioners, and community advocates. Check out the short video describing our aims and aspirations for this unique event we will be hosting in October.

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Meet Dr. Michael McAfee, the dynamic President and CEO of PolicyLink since 2018. Michael has been confirmed as our keynote speaker at the Advancing Equity Summit.

With a rich history of leadership in organisations dedicated to serving marginalised communities, Michael's passion for equity and inclusion is palpable. From pioneering efforts in securing federal programs like Promise Neighborhoods to spearheading corporate racial equity initiatives, Michael is committed to realizing a society where everyone can thrive.

Drawing from his extensive experience in public service and community development, Michael is not just a speaker but a catalyst for change. He's on a mission to ensure that the concept of equity doesn't lose its potency amidst increasing awareness. Through strategic policy advocacy and collaborative efforts, Michael is leading the charge towards a just society where structural barriers are dismantled, and opportunities are accessible to all. Get ready to be inspired by his insights on community and economic development, leadership, and racial equity.

We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an inspiring and transformative event.

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