indigo foundation runs fundraisers and awareness raising events throughout the year about our projects and approach to development. If you are interested in attending or hosting an event we would love to hear from you –

Click here to read about some of our previous events, like our annual Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney dinners, a private screening of Charlie’s Country with a Q&A by award-winning director Rolf de Heer and an open garden day.

We hope to see you at an upcoming event below!

WEC panel invitation

14 September 2016: Panel discussion with Nasima Rahmani on women and building a just future in Afghanistan

Please join us at UTS in Sydney for an inspiring and thought-provoking panel discussion: From a ripple to a river – supporting Afghan women in education and in life.

When: 5:30pm for 6:00-8:00pm, Wednesday 14 September 2016

Where: Auditorium, Chau Chak Wing, UTS , 14 Ultimo Rd, Sydney


  • Chaired by the ABC’s Virginia Haussegger AM
  • Nasima Rahmani – Director of the Women’s Empowerment Centre at the Gawarshad Institute of Higher Education in Kabul, UTS luminary, PHD scholar
  • Michelle Hannon – Partner, Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
  • Prof Amin Saikal AM – Director, ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies

And with Mark Kenny – Chief political correspondent SMH and The Age.

Many thanks to the UTS Faculty of Law and Alumnae for hosting the event.

Register here
Painting at Oeleot

5 October 2016: Melbourne cocktail evening

Please save Wednesday 5 October 2016 for our second annual fundraising event in Melbourne – this time a cocktail night at the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre.

When: 5:30-8pm, Wednesday 5 October

Where: Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, 510 Lonsdale St, Melbourne

More details to follow!

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28 May 2016: Canberra dinner

Thanks so much to everyone who came to our 6th annual indigo foundation dinner at the National Press Club. The good will and generosity in the room was incredible, as we celebrated over 15 years of partnership with Lua Lemba Education and Community Development Foundation in Rote, Indonesia. Huge thanks to the wonderful Virginia Haussegger who was a fantastic host for the evening once again.

Check out the photos from the night here.

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