Woman Babacan, Hurriyet
- Academic, Migrant Community Advocate, Policy adviser and Public Servant
Written by Caitlin Stone, The University of Melbourne
Hurriyet Babacan was born in Turkey in 1961 and arrived in Australia in 1971. She was Executive Director, Multicultural Affairs, Women's Policy and Community Outcomes Branch in the Department of Premier and Cabinet in Queensland. In 2009, she became director of the Cairns Institute at James Cook University.
- 'JCU Names Director for New Institute', Cairns Sun, 9 December 2009, p. 2. Details
- 'Babacan, Hurriyet', The Australian Women's Register, National Foundation for Australian Women, http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE1930b.htm. Details
- 'Hurriyet Babacan', in Australian in My Difference: Women and Migration in Australia Since 1945, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2006, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/aimd/aimd-02.html. Details