Events Program

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    The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

    Free public lecture and exhibition program.

    Strengthening our democracy
    Valuing our diversity
    Building our future

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  • Standing Up, Standing Out

    Standing Up, Standing Out

    28 May - 13 June

    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

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  • Eggshell Skull

    Eggshell Skull Book Launch with Bri Lee

    In-Conversation with Deb Tribe

    29 May, 6.30pm

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  • Australia and its Security Challenges – Near and Far

    Australia and its Security Challenges – Near and Far

    Presented by Professor John Blaxland and Dr Rodger Shanahan

     6 June, 6pm

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  • Art by Prisoners

    Art by Prisoners

    6 August to 31 August

    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

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  • Throw the Dice

    Throw the Dice

    13 July - 1 August

    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

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The Hawke Centre event and exhibition program offers ideas and solutions for a sustainable 21st century.

Events Program

2018

May

South Pacific Islander and Australian Reflections on 'Blackbirding' Forum

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Thursday 3 May, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The South Pacific Islander Community of South Australia and Helen Stacey with Dr David Bunton 

The Hawke Centre @ TEDxUbud with Daniel Connell  

Ubud, Bali, Saturday 5 May, 3.00pm - 10.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and TEDxUbud

Who's To Blame For Fake News?

BH2-09, UniSA City West campus, Tuesday 15 May, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Alliance Française d’Adelaïde, The Embassy of France in Australia and The Conversation, as part of the French Australian Conversations series

The France-Australia Strategic Partnership in a Challenging International Environment 
Presented by His Excellency, Mr Christophe Penot Ambassador of France to Australia In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 17 May, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, The Embassy of France in AustraliaAlliance Française d’Adelaïde and the Hawke EU Centre

Paper Trails: Screening and Q&A with Director Sari Braithwaite 

Allan Scott Auditorium, Monday 21 May, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Palliative Care SA

How to say 'Yes': Ernie Dingo In-Conversation with Professor Jason Bainbridge

Allan Scott Auditorium, Wednesday 23 May, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Standing Up, Standing Out

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 28 May to 13 June

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Nexus Arts and Tutti Arts

Eggshell Skull Book Launch with Bri Lee In-Conversation with Deb Tribe 

BH2-09, UniSA City West campus, Tuesday 29 May, 6.30pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Matilda Bookshop

June

Standing Up, Standing Out Lecture with Harjit Singh

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Friday 1 June, 12.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Australia and its Security Challenges - Near and Far

Bradley Forum, Wednesday 6 June, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

SA Refugee Week 2018 Youth Post Awards Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 18 June to 10 July

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Australian Migrant Resource Centre

July

Throw the Dice

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 13 July to 1 August

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Neami National

August

 

Art by Prisoners

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 6 August to 31 August

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Department for Correctional Services, as part of SALA

Art Talks with Catherine Milliken
In-conversation with Natsuko Yoshimoto and Soprano Jessica Aszodi

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 9 August, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Full program 2018 Art Talks

November

Art Talks with Vincent Ciccarello
In-conversation with Professor Joanne Cys

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 8 November, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Full program 2018 Art Talks

2018 Past Events

 

February 

What is Citizen Science?

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 8 February, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Australian Citizen Science Association

Valuing Our Heritage Forum

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 15 February, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the National Trust South Australia

Bringing the Human Back to the City: Using Art to Create Change presented by Dan Acher

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 20 February, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Adelaide Fringe

East West Street: A Song of Good and Evil

Elder Hall North Terrace, Friday 23 February, 8.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Arts Projects Australia

Same-sex Marriage and the State: A French-Australian Perspective

Bradley Forum, Tuesday 27 February, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Alliance Française d’Adelaïde, The Embassy of France in Australia and The Conversation, as part of the French Australian Conversations series

March

 

Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 5 February to 23 March

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink. This is an Adelaide Fringe Event

Art Talks with Brett Dean and Nicholas Carter

Allan Scott Auditorium, Monday 5 March, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Full program 2018 Art Talks

In-Conversation with Tim Flannery and Ursula Rakova

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 8 March, 6.00pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in arrangement with WOMADelaide festival’s Planet Talks Program

Rather His Own Man: Reliable Memoirs by Geoffrey Robertson QC 

Hall L, Adelaide Convention Centre, Wednesday 14 March, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Sanaa Story Telling: Zainab Zahra Syed

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 15 March, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa Ink. This is an Adelaide Fringe Event

Care Considerations for the Frail Elderly at the End of Life

Allan Scott Auditorium, Monday 19 March, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Palliative Care SA

The Craft of Writing:  In-Conversation with Thomas Keneally AO and Professor Jason Bainbridge

BH2-09, UniSA City West campus, Tuesday 20 March, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Tender Hearts, Sons of Brutes: Tim Winton on lost boys and toxic masculinity

Adelaide Convention Centre, Monday 26 March, 6.30pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

April

 

Food, Space and Place Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 28 March to 24 April

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the School of Creative Industries, UniSA

South Australia's Place In The World: What Is Our Brand? and the Importance of Simplicity in Communications - In-Conversation with Bill Muirhead AM

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 19 April, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

Professional & Personal: Does being a patient make you a better clinician?

Allan Scott Auditorium, Monday 23 April, 6.00pm 

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Palliative Care SA

South Pacific Islander and Australian Reflections on 'Blackbirding'

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 30 April to 18 May

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The South Pacific Islander Community of South Australia and Helen Stacey with Dr David Bunton 

 


While the views presented by speakers within the Hawke Centre public program are their own and are not necessarily those of either the University of South Australia or The Hawke Centre, they are presented in the interest of open debate and discussion in the community and reflect our themes of: Strengthening our Democracy - Valuing our Diversity - and Building our Future.


The copying and reproduction of any transcripts within the Hawke Centre public program is strictly forbidden without prior arrangements

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