Platform Conversations

Australia’s leading thinkers, opinion makers and experts discuss the issues that matter to Australia and Australians right now.

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How ethical is Australia?

Peter Singer

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.


environment, ethics, philosophy, politics


Constitutional recognition – so what?

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.


indigenous, politics

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