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Dr Tom Moore at work in his studio

Tom Moore’s Fantastical Glass Blown Creations full of Abundant Wonder

Dr Tom Moore is one of Australia’s most respected glass artists. His delicate work is inspired by the strange and delightful illustrations of his childhood – always seeking the unexpected and fantastical. This year, he is embarking on a large-scale tour around Australia with Abundant Wonder – the culmination of years of work, spanning a PhD and a long-term dream. Each exhibition turns the gallery space into a glorious play on scale with giant building blocks, glowing creatures, and glass come to life through multiple animation screens. more...

Phillapa Avery in front of a Netflix media screen

Building Netflix Into an International Streaming Juggernaut

Phillipa Avery has been at Netflix for almost a decade and has seen the company through its unprecedented rise to streaming prominence. She has led teams that have been key in developing infrastructure for the platform that has become a part of millions of lives – and living rooms – throughout the world. more...

Alison Deslandes at work

Sonographer Striving to Diagnose Endometriosis Quicker and Easier

A passionate advocate of supporting Women’s Health, Obstetric & Gynaecological Sonographer, Alison Deslandes is investigating the diagnosis of endometriosis to reduce suffering for hundreds of thousands of people currently suffering with painful symptoms of the often-debilitating disease. more...

Sharifa Leung at 3 Hani Enterprises Ltd

Breaking New Ground and Bringing Halal to Hong Kong

Sharifa Leung has used her Master of Social Science, where she developed her expert interpersonal and negotiation skills, to build 3 Hani Enterprises Ltd (HANI Halal) – a halal company for everyone – in an effort to make Hong Kong an internationally renowned ‘Halal-Friendly City’. more...

Professor Javaan Chahl

COVID-19, Cameras and AI: The Story of a Pandemic Drone

UniSA has joined forces with the world’s oldest commercial drone manufacturer to develop technology to remotely detect key symptoms like breathing and heart rates, temperature, and blood oxygen levels to curb COVID-19. Professor Javaan Chahl and his team discuss this world-first technology. more...


3 March >> Gill Hicks AM MBE In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre presents published author, musician, artist and Mother, Gill Hicks. Narrowly escaping death, she was horrifically and permanently disabled by the actions of a terrorist attack in London during the summer of 2005, Gill left her career within architecture, design and the arts, notably a respected curator and publisher in London, to devote her life to deterring anyone from following a path of violent extremism and the destructive ideologies that seek divisive outcomes within our global societies. She returned to her native Australia after 25 years in London, continuing her passion for communicating the importance of recognising our shared Humanity by launching a new practice exploring Music, Art and Narrative as powerful forms of universal language.

4 March >> Reset: Restoring Australia After the Pandemic Recession with Ross Garnaut AC

Join The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre for an In-Conversation and Book Launch of Reset: Restoring Australia after the Pandemic Recession, written by Ross Garnaut AC. Renowned economist Ross Garnaut will discuss how the COVID-19 crisis offers Australia the opportunity to reset its economy and build a successful future – and why the old approaches will not work. As we strive to overcome the coronavirus challenge, we need new, practical ideas to restore Australia. Ross Garnaut will present his ideas, followed by an In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd.

17 and 24 March >> UniSA Business MBA Information Sessions

Are you an experienced manager, driven to create new solutions, lead innovative teams and deliver exceptional results in the context of disruptive change and global uncertainty? Join us online or on-campus to find out why the Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UniSA Business may be your best next move. Registrations are essential here.

18 March >> Elders Speak: What is the Future of Aboriginal Education?

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy, UniSA. Join our panel of experts who will discuss the need for a two-way education system that recognises and respects the cultures, languages and identities of Aboriginal children and young people, as set out in Article 14 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples. Panellists will include University of South Australia Professors and members of Purkarninthi, the UniSA Elders in Residence.


1 February to 26 March >> CONTACT

CONTACT brings together a group of diverse emerging artists exploring the themes of identity, politics, race, migration and modern slavery through photography, painting, installation and video. Commissioned and presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, this exhibition is curated by South Australian artist Elyas Alavi.

26 February to 1 April >> Jesse Jones: Tremble, Tremble

Created by Ireland’s Jesse Jones at the height of the abortion referendum, Tremble, Tremble takes as its starting point the protest chant of Italian women in the 1970s: “Tremble, tremble, the witches are back!”. Showing now at the Samstag Museum of Art.

31 March to 30 April >> Life, Death and Dying

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Life, Death and Dying is a ground-breaking contemporary art and film project, led by socially-engaged artist, Daniel Connell. This exhibition uses art to investigate encounter in the palliative care clinical setting and examines the question ‘What is a good death?’ through the lens of eight individuals from very different cultures, faiths and life experiences.

Until 30 April >> History of Australian Industrial Relations, Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library

On display in The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre’s Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, this exhibition explores Australia's industrial relations from the colonial period to the present day, with a focus on Hawke’s impact on industrial relations in Australia through his work at the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and as Prime Minister of Australia.


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