cardiWatchParty 2021-07

John Patten – Heal Country

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John Patten is a Bundjalung-Yorta Yorta man on his father’s side, and a descendant of First Fleet convicts, Irish rebels and the Saami people of Lapland via his mother. John is Manager of Diversity and Belonging at Museums Victoria.

NAIDOC Week special with John Patten

At this cardiWatchParty we will launch a new cardiShort: John walks through the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation where he lives in Sunbury, talking about the local native trees and their cultural significance. The theme for NAIDOC Week this year is Heal Country which we can explore during the Q&A.

730-7:35pm Welcome
7:35-7:45pm cardiShort screening
7:45-8pm Q&A with John Patten
8-8:30pm socialising

Getting There

This is an online event, you will need a computing device and an internet connection.


This event is run on Discord. There are some known deficiencies for sight-impaired users.

Continue the conversation

It may be online but it’s still a cardiParty! Stay after the Q & A to chat to fellow GLAM nerds.

NOTE: Times for this event are AEST (UTC+10) – please adjust for your local timezone.

7th July 2021 from  7:30 PM to  8:30 PM