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The Lunch has been held since 1989. It takes place in Parliament House Sydney, as near as possible to April 18, the date of Jessie’s birthday.

Over the years, the lunch has attracted a dedicated group of supporters who come away well-fed by the Parliament House chefs and inspired by the speakers and the emotionally powerful stories behind the past and current annual grant winners. The Trust is proud that this event in Jessie’s name has become a Sydney institution.

In 2022, the Jessie Street Trust Annual Lunch is back!

In a digital, post pandemic world, activism is taking new shapes. This year, the Trust’s Chair, Elizabeth Broderick, will moderate a discussion to explore what kind of world three young changemakers envision us creating together

We are raising money for the Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS) to support their Afghanistan Crisis Response Program assisting Afghani refugees seeking protection in Australia.

Join us for this celebration and catch up with old friends and new.

A link to past speakers can be found here

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