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Brad Chilcott

Founder, Welcoming Australia

Brad is the founder of Welcoming Australia, and is currently an Associate Director at Essential Media Communications, helping progressive organisations win campaigns that make Australia more equal, inclusive and sustainable.In 2014, Brad was awarded Citizen of the Year for the City of Charles Sturt and the national Award for Muslim and Non–Muslim Understanding by the International Centre for Muslim and Non–Muslim Understanding and the Australia Day Council. In the months preceding the 2014 SA State Election, Brad worked as an Adviser to Premier Jay Weatherill and in the lead–up to the 2013 Federal Election, Brad worked as an Adviser to then–Minister for Immigration Tony Burke with a focus on helping unaccompanied minors, families and vulnerable adults move from held detention into the Australian community.

In 2012, Brad was named as a People of Australia Ambassador by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, won a Governor’s Multicultural Award (Individual) and was a State finalist in the Australian of the Year Awards (Local Hero).

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