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31 March 2016

Speech by Judy Slatyer, CEO Australian Red Cross


4 August 2015
Seventy years since Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Why the elimination of nuclear weapons is more important than ever before
Speech by Robert Tickner, CEO Australian Red Cross

20 July 2015
4th Commonwealth Red Cross Red Crescent Conference on IHL
Welcome address by Robert Tickner, CEO Australian Red Cross

7 May 2015
Conference on Ethics and Leadership in the Public Sector 
Speech by Robert Tickner, CEO Australian Red Cross


5 November 2014
Opening of the Australian Red Cross Centenary Conference on International Humanitarian Law: "From Principles to Practice Securing compliance with the laws of war"
Speech by Robert Tickner, CEO Australian Red Cross.

12 August 2014
Launch of the Centenary book, The Power of Humanity: 100 years of Red Cross in Australia
Joint speech on behalf of the President Michael Legge and Robert Tickner CEO Australian Red Cross at Government House Canberra

21 May 2014
Wars, Laws & Humanity: 100 years of Australian Red Cross Action
Lecture delivered at The Hawke Centre, University of South Australia, by Robert Tickner, CEO Australian Red Cross

16 May 2014
Paediactric Refugee Health Conference 2014
Speech by Robert Tickener, CEO, Australian Red Cross

5 March 2014
Alice Springs Open Day
Speech by Michael Legge, President, Australian Red Cross

17 February 2014
Opening of Pat Gosper Place - Cairns Wellbeing Centre  
Speech by Michael Legge, President, Australian Red Cross


19 December 2013
End of year message
Robert Tickner, CEO

18 November 2013
The Future of Humanitarian Action
Robert Tickner, CEO

12 November 2013
Statutory meetings opening speech
Robert Tickner, CEO


5 October 2010
Together as partners with the Goldfields community: Goldfields regional office opening
Robert Tickner, CEO


5 December 2009
Report of the Chief Executive Officer
Australian Red Cross Annual General Meeting, Melbourne
Robert Tickner, CEO

27 October 2009
Tackling Disadvantage and Building Community Resilience
Robert Tickner, CEO

16 June 2009
Mobilising Red Cross volunteers and staff in the aftermath of the Victorian bushfires
Robert Tickner, CEO


8 May 2008
Affluence does not make us immune to the global food crisis
Robert Tickner, CEO


28 November 2007
Ten years after the anti-personnel mine ban - addressing the human cost of landmines, explosive remnants of war and cluster munitions
Geneva, Switzerland 
Robert Tickner, CEO

7 May 2007
Unacceptable Humanitarian consequences are just that -- unacceptable
Robert Tickner, CEO

27 March 2007
The Australian Red Cross response to international disasters and the accountability framework which guides our work
Rober Tickner, CEO

8 March 2007
New Directions for Australian Red Cross: an organisation with a history in the bush
National Rural Health Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

1 March 2007
'We all have a responsibility to help in a crisis and it's what we do before that will truly make the difference'
Rober Tickner, CEO


24 November 2006
Vision for the Future
Australian Red Cross National Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

4 November 2006
IHL - Australian Red Cross and ICRC's Role in Advocacy
The Emergence of Customary International Humanitarian Law Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

30 October 2006
How the principle of "HUMANITY" should unite us all to build a better world
Australian Multicultural Foundation Conference, Adelaide
Rober Tickner, CEO

27 June 2006
Our Humanitarian Work
The College of Surgeons
Rober Tickner, CEO

3 April 2006
Response to International Disaster
New Zealand Planning Institute & Planning Institute Australia Congress
Rober Tickner, CEO

8 March 2006
Volunteers: the lifeblood of Australian Red Cross
Volunteering Australia Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

28 February 2006
Tsunami 12 months on
Fundraising Institute of Australia
Rober Tickner, CEO


21 November 2005
Governance and administration as it relates to major appeals and philanthropy
Chartered Secretaries of Australia National Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

19 October 2005
Health issues in our region
Diversity in Health Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

19 July 2005
Beyond Tsunami: Australian Red Cross response
International Alert Series
Rober Tickner, CEO

14 June 2005
The Future of Australian Red Cross
Public Affairs Institute
Rober Tickner, CEO

7 June 2005
Opening Remarks
Occasion of the 9th Anex Harm Reduction Conference
Rober Tickner, CEO

13 February 2005
Inaugural Speech
Robert Tickner, Secretary General 

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