It’s 40 years since the first big wave of Vietnamese migration to Australia. This celebratory event will feature a graphic screen storytelling of Nam Le’s The Boat and reflections on the changing migrant experience by SBS’s Kylie Boltin, writer Andre Dao, Mayor of the City of Maribyrnong Cr Nam Quach, and Pamela Curr. Hosted by Tracee Hutchison. Click here for more details.
The Empty Chair is for Vietnamese Internet writer and human rights activist Ngo Hao who was sentenced to 15 years in prison and 5 years in probationary detention in 2013. He criticised the social injustice and human rights violations committed by the administration of his country.