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50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

The 2022 Reproductive Rights and Abortion Conference also coincides with Children by Choice’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on the evening of Thursday August 4. Tickets to the dinner are strictly limited and available to all Children by Choice supporters, not just those attending the Conference. Secure your ticket early, to join us for a night of revelry and celebration, at Queensland Parliament House, as we mark 50 years of activism and advocacy on reproductive rights!

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For more information or to book your spot at our 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner register below.

Announcing our MC and special guests for the night

Nadine Chemali


Nadine Chemali is a writer, researcher and social worker. She is dedicated to creating and nurturing communities, facilitating discussions on identity, sexuality, displacement and representation, discourse she feels was missing from her own refugee upbringing in Australia. 


Nadine owns and operates a community art and tattoo space, which has partnerships with mental health and suicide prevention organisations, facilitates transgender self defence workshops and fund raises to support many community groups and uses a mutual aid model to support individuals in need.


As a writer and editor she worked with publications like SBS Voices, The Big Issue, The Guardian and has spoken at events like Melbourne Writers Festival and most recently, APT10 as part of GoMA’s storytelling project. 

Anisa Nandaula


Anisa is a nationally recognised spoken word poet, play writer, educator and published author. She is the 2016 Queensland Poetry slam champion and runner up for the Australian poetry slam championships. She won the XYZ Innovation in Spoken Word Prize and performed poetry at the Sydney Opera house. She shared her work on channel 10 and had a viral video with 200 thousand views around the world. She has published a book and toured the country. Now setting her sights on stand up comedy, within her first 6 months of stand up she became the Sunshine Coast laughable comedy champion 2020, won the giggle room comedy competition and won the audience favourite at the good chat Bratt pack finals.

Have you accessed Children by Choice?

This is a callout for anyone who has accessed our service over the last 50 years who would like to share their experience on a panel at our Gala Dinner in August.

Valued Sponsors of Children by Choice's 50th Anniversary Dinner

If you are interested in sponsoring this event please see our sponsorship prospectus

The Centre for Women & Co. is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to educate, support and empower women and their families across the Redlands and Logan region. 

Women’s Health and Equality Queensland (WHEQ) is a not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to advance the health and wellbeing of all Queensland women. They provide counselling, support and therapeutic groups for those who have experienced violence, as well as community engagement, professional education, and advocacy services to stop violence occurring in the first place. Their work is funded through the Department of Justice and Attorney-General.

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