The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Strengthening our Democracy. Valuing our Diversity. Building our Future.

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, known as the Hawke Centre, is a community-focused centre devoted to generating ideas and solutions to achieve cohesive, sustainable societies. We engage with local and international communities through public learning activities including lectures, seminars, alliances and research projects.

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Latest Update: 21 November, 2020

The safety of our attendees, speakers and staff is our chief priority. For this reason, our Kerry Packer Civic Gallery is currently closed until further notice. 

You can continue to engage with our innovative and thoughtful online events, including In-Conversations with Ronni Kahn and Craig Reucassel and The Truth of the Palace LettersYou can also access recent events - see our Relive our Events page for details. 

We will resume our live program of thoughtful events with some of the world’s most creative and innovative minds when it is safe to do so.

We appreciate your understanding and patience in these ongoing challenging times. 

Please take care,

Jacinta Thompson
Executive Director & Events and Exhibitions Producer
The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, UniSA


  • Ronni Kahn

    Ronni Kahn

    In-Conversation with Simon Bryant
    Video now available

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  • Fight for Planet A

    Fight for Planet A

    Craig Reucassel In-Conversation with Jane Caro AM
    Online Event: Thursday 26 November

  • Palace Letters

    Ronni Kahn

    The Truth of the Palace Letters
    Online Event: Thursday 10 December


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