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CEO of Future Voices is interviewed for the Australian Leadership Project

Future Voices CEO, Jennifer Hippisley, was invited to be part of the Australian Leadership Project (www.australianleadership.com) which celebrates, understands and improves Australian leadership, led by Victor Perton. “Good Australian leadership is complex, visionary, multifaceted, diverse, entrepreneurial, far reaching and brave. Not surprising, being based on a complex history. Aboriginal leadership has risen from the oppression of colonial...
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Future Voices features in Australian Mosaic magazine

This edition’s theme, Shared Experience and Learning from African Communities in Australia, addresses the diversity represented by the many African communities in Australia, their challenges and their contributions to our society and to shared goals. The contributors explore challenges that many of Australia’s African communities are facing every day. A number of authors write about...
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Seminar 10: Federal Politics and Diplomacy Canberra Trip

Future Voices Canberra trip on Monday 12, Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 June 2017 was a valuable opportunity for the participants to learn about our Federal Government and hear from our politicians and other diplomatic leaders based in Canberra. We thank all those involved for their insights and life lessons shared with the group and...
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Seminar 8: Melbourne Trip

Future Voices’ annual Melbourne trip on 11th and 12th April was a great opportunity to listen and question some great speakers and visit some notable places in the history of Melbourne. Day One: Arriving at the Multicultural Hub in Elizabeth Street, opposite the Victorian Market, we were welcomed by our first speaker, Mr. Ross (Spiro)...
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Seminar 7b: Voices of peace and community to inspire youth

Universal Peace Federation Australian vice-president John Bellavance was also a key speaker at youth leadership program Future Voices’ governance and volunteering forum at the Shepparton Senior Citizens’ Centre. Mr Bellavance has worked in the non-profit sector for 30 years. In the 1980s, he and his wife Anne worked with the African American community to fight...
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Seminar 7a: Governance and International Affairs

Future Voices has developed a partnership with Lions Club International and Lion members Mr Tony Benbow, an International Director and Board member of International Lions Clubs, Mr Brian Buchanan, District Governor and Mr Terry Collison, the Secretary of the Shepparton Lions Club, met with Goulburn Valley young people to talk about the work they do...
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Future Voices participants feature in ABC video

ABC Goulburn Valley asked young people in multicultural Shepparton, Victoria to talk about diversity in their community and what they want to change in Australia.
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Seminar 2: Connecting with business and ethical leadership

In Seminar 2 – Connecting with business and ethical leadership, themes for discussion included: increasing your circle of influence, what you can and cannot influence, employability skills and what employers want, the importance of hope and passion in overcoming your challenges, the importance of mentors and good people to help you, courage, commitment, doing your...
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First session hosted by Gambina

‘’At our first session hosted by Ganbina, Adrian Appo gave a fascinating and objective account of the history of the indigenous people in Australia from fIrst settlement to present day and related that to Australia’s migrant settlement from first settlement to present day – a very interesting presentation. Thank you so much for sharing this...
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