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Member for Barton Linda Burney, Prof John Maynard from the University of Newcastle, NPY Women’s Council chief executive Andrea Mason and Aboriginal rights activist Ray Peckham with ABC RN presenter Paul Barclay
Defining Moments in Australian History, 24 May 2017
Fifty years after this landmark event, has change truly come for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, or is it coming still?
Alex Sloan, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Landmark Women, 26 September 2014
Popular 666 ABC radio host Alex Sloan reflects on growing up in the country, her work at the national broadcaster and her life in the Canberra region.
Ruth Pearce, former Australian diplomat
Landmark Women, 15 November 2013
Ruth speaks about her diverse and challenging international life as an Australian diplomat that included postings as Australian ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Russia along with accreditation to 12 former Soviet republics, the Philippines and Poland.
Professor Rae Frances, Monash University
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 24 September 2013
Throughout Australia, the women of 1913 were fighting to have their voices heard. Professor Rae Frances tells their story and outlines how women pursued their dreams of equality between the sexes.
Catriona Jackson, Science and Technology Australia
Landmark Women, 19 July 2013
Science and Technology Australia chief executive officer Catriona Jackson speaks about her career in politics, public affairs, tertiary education and journalism, in this Friends of the National Museum series.
Susan Boden, Penny Spoelder, John Kerin, Mick Dodson, Phillip Toyne, Nicholas Brown and Alex Sloan
23 August 2012
Celebrate activist Rick Farley’s contribution to Australian environmental and political thought in this forum with friends, colleagues and the authors of his biography, A Way Through: The Life of Rick Farley.
Platform Conversations, 15 July 2011
Peter Singer is Australia’s best-known philosopher. Once labelled the most dangerous man on the planet, in this lecture facilitated by Jenny Brockie, he examines how well Australia is performing as a global citizen.
Mal Brough, Professor Garth Nettheim and Alison Page
Platform Conversations, 8 July 2011
The inaugural Platform Conversations event was a provocative panel discussion facilitated by David Speers debating whether recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian Constitution will make a meaningful difference to Indigenous peoples’ lives.
Jennifer Wilson, National Museum of Australia
Behind the Scenes – Landmarks series, 12 May 2010
Curator Jennifer Wilson tells us how Australia’s first purpose-built home for the Commonwealth Parliament was opened with suitable pomp and ceremony in Canberra on 9 May 1927.
Don Watson, writer
Weekend of Ideas, 20 March 2010
Don Watson looks at the triumph of modern management-speak and how those who favour the deliberately obscure and the falsely scientific are driving us all nuts.