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Interior Designer, Pipa Bradbury

Making a home by beautiful design in the Windy City

Interior Designer, Pipa Bradbury, has emerged as an industry heavyweight from her humble beginnings as a ‘little fish in an elaborate colourful ocean’ with her career landing her in style capitals of the world like Milan, Tokyo, London, Sydney, and now where she has settled in the USA. After laying roots in Chicago, Pipa continues to build on her illustrious career with projects spanning everything from furniture and rug design, as well as custom interiors for hospitality, retail and residential clients. more...

Mountain Trail Biker, Nick Bowman riding

Mountain trail biking and the importance of the journey

Passionate mountain trail biker, Nick Bowman, has established himself as a nationwide leader in the design and construction of handcrafted, low-impact trails for sensitive areas and authentic trail experiences. Now with his own company he is determined to make South Australia the premier destination for mountain biking networks with his signature style. more...

Darren Fleming

Influencing business leaders through psychology and experience

While it may not have been the path he expected to take, Darren Fleming’s career as a behavioural scientist has afforded him the opportunity to travel the world meeting fascinating people. However, the most surprising thing may be that even the most successful business leaders need help with influence and struggle with their fair share of doubts. more...

Cultural identity through art

Turning the spotlight on cultural identity through art

Fresh off graduation and already making waves in the art world, Truc Truong has been involved in a string of prestigious exhibitions where her poignant exploration of racism and cultural identity is threaded throughout each piece. Her thoughtful installations and sculptures are massive undertakings, often manifesting the struggles and importance of representation through stories retold by her family. more...

Marnie Hughes-Warrington

Machine-Made Histories: UniSA and Oxford University Society SA

Every day, messaging, online shopping or streaming services make recommendations about what we might write, buy, or watch, on the basis of the past. Hear from Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research and Enterprise as she delves into how we might think about them differently so that the past and the future are matters of ethics that we can more actively shape. more...


11 September >> Book Launch and In-Conversation with Hugh Mackay AO

Hear one of Australia’s most respected social psychologists, Hugh Mackay AO, talk about his new book The Inner Self. He explains the differences between our ‘inner’ and ‘social’ selves and, in the process, takes us to the heart of what it means to be human. Hugh will also draw on his new novel, The Question of Love, to add a more intimate dimension to his exploration of the mysteries of human love. Hugh will be In-Conversation with The Hon Rev Dr Lynn Arnold AO FAICD. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

15 September >> Dictators, Despotism and Democracy: John Keane In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, as part of the Just A Thought series, Professor John Keane, one of Australia’s top thinkers and writers about democracy and its limitations and pretences, casts his rebellious eye over what we used to think of as a simple binary. The free world versus… what, exactly?

17 September >> Senator The Hon Penny Wong In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator The Hon Penny Wong is one of the most insightful and considered voices in Australia's international relations. In conversation with Tory Shepherd as part of The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre’s Just A Thought series, she will discuss Australian foreign policy in the COVID-era. She will explore how we can promote and protect our national interests, as well as the importance of supporting regional partnerships.

24 September >> 2020 ARA Oration: The Future is Intercultural

To truly thrive in a globalised world, there is a pressing need for intercultural competence: the ability to communicate, think, act and work effectively and appropriately across cultures. Join The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Australian Refugee Association (ARA) for an evening of insights and learnings from our panel of experts.



18 August - 18 September >> 2020 Adelaide//International

Visit the 2020 Adelaide//International at the Samstag Museum of Art until the 18th September. Don't miss your chance to see these four discrete exhibitions from national and international practitioners that look to the ways in which built forms can make us aware of the social, spatial and temporal present. Gallery open 10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday.

6 July - 29 September >> The ART in heART

The ART in heART is an exhibition in The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre’s Kerry Packer Civic Gallery showcasing artworks by local emerging artists attending weekly workshops run by Neami National, a community based organisation providing services to improve mental health and wellbeing in local communities.

Online Now >> Art by Prisoners - The Written Edition

In 2020 The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Department for Correctional Services present a compilation of written works by prisoners across South Australia as part of an online exhibition. An expansion of the Life Sentences portion of previous Art by Prisoners exhibitions, the written edition provides an opportunity for you to read prisoner experiences in their own words.


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