35th Australian Events

QLD, Brisbane 21st April, 2010

Wednesday 21st April at 6.30pm
Happy Days Vietnamese Restaurant (very cheap and informal)
Boundary St, West End (opposite West Pac Bank/Melb St end)
AVI Dinner to commemorate the anniversaries of end of Vietnam War and Operation Babylift
All adoptees and partners and ICASN members welcome.
RSVP to Indigo at AVI: adoptedvietnamese@hotmail.com


VIC, Melbourne 29 – 30 April, 2010

In Melbourne there is a Vietnam Inheritance Symposium on at Monash University. A two day event exploring the Vietnam War and presentations on topics including Operation Babylift.

An Interdisciplinary Symposium marking the 35th anniversary of the end of the war. Speakers include Patricia Fronek, Dominic Golding, Denise Cuthbert and various people from AASRN network too. Indigo Willing, founder of AVI, will also be flying down to attend and there will be a *dinner afterwards.  Program downloadable at:


* An adoptee dinner to be organized for 30th April. RSVP to Indigo at AVI: adoptedvietnamese@hotmail.com


NSW, Sydney 30th April, 2010

Location: Strangers’ Dining Room, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
Time: Friday, 30 April 2010 18:30

Dai Le writes: This is an important Commemorative Dinner to pay tribute to those who made personal sacrifices and died for freedom; it will also launch Vietnam Story, a website that will connect, engaged and share stories, memories and experiences of Vietnam, the impact of the war and life beyond. She has also sent out a special welcome to AVI members and all Vietnamese adoptees to attend. Cost is $80



TAS, SA, NT, ACT and WA Vietnamese Adoptees

Please send info if you know of any events being hosted for Vietnamese adoptees to Indigo at AVI: adoptedvietnamese@hotmail.com so your correspondence can be sent to relevant  locals.