IAHA National Conference Speakers

Kevin Yow Yeh is a Wakka Wakka and South Sea Islander man, trained Social Worker and Lecturer at QUTs Carumba Institute.

He is also a director at the Institute for Collaborative Race Research and as a social worker, Kevin provides cultural supervision to several organisations across education and law. In his spare time, Kevin is a regular on Triple A Murri Country’s Let’s Talk program, and enjoys a laugh as a TV commentator on Network Ten’s Gogglebox series.

Eddie Betts shares his personal story of growing up Aboriginal in Australia and the obstacles he faced in becoming a 350 AFL game player for the Carlton and Adelaide Football Club.

Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, Eddie will take the audience on a journey with him as he talks openly and candidly about the impact of racism and discrimination on his life, career and family.

Eddie’s story will inspire people – to reflect and challenge the way they think, see and feel about Racism, whilst sharing his wonderful insights into leadership and team success.

Eddie Betts is a 350-game AFL player. He currently works in the AFL media with Fox Footy, coaches part-time at Geelong Football Club, and is the Author of two children’s books (and a soon-to-be kids’ TV series) and an autobiography. 

Watch this space for more 2024 IAHA National Conference speakers to be announced!