Located on the third floor with access to the Birrarung Balcony overlooking the river, the Aunty Joyce Johnson Room is fully equipped with state-of-art audio-visual equipment and integrated high-speed WiFi access.
With configurable seating and tables, the room is the perfect venue for your next lecture, conference, workshop or meeting.
Alternatively, why not consider using the room for your Boardroom breakfast or lunch meeting.
Aunty Joyce Johnson (nee Taylor) was a Gunditjmara woman born in Western Victoria, and had a distinguished career in the arts and in Aboriginal Affairs. During the Second World War, her family moved to Melbourne, and Aunty Joyce worked in a factory assisting the war effort. Fiercely proud of her people, Aunty Joyce became very active in Koorie affairs. She was appointed a director of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service and served as the secretary to the Aborigines Advancement League and the United Council of Aboriginal Women. She was also a member of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service and Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative. Aunty Joyce worked for, and was a co-director of the Victorian Nindethana Theatre Company. Aunty Joyce passed away in 1982, aged 56 years.
Event Overview Image: Nicole Smith-Walker, 2023.