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Muslima Halkano

Nursing Graduate Providing Telemedicine Service
in Rural Kenya

Sometimes good things are borne out of the bad, says Muslima Halkano. As a result of the COVID pandemic, Muslima learnt of telemedicine and realised this would be a way to bring health education to her rural hometown in Kenya. more…

James Chakiris

Supporting a New Generation of UniSA Pharmacists

After a fulfilling career in Pharmacy and Medicine, UniSA alumnus Dr Terry Farquharson has established a new PhD Pharmacy Scholarship to provide the same opportunities to today's upcoming students, like James Chakiris, whose research is aimed at developing a more specific drug to target prostrate cancer with less side effects. more...

Tony Maiello at the opening of the Starlight Express Room at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

Entrepreneur Behind Essential Beauty Shares his Lessons for Life

With an interest in people's behaviour, and acute business acumen, Tony Maiello went on to found and commercialise the Essential Beauty chain of salons with his partner Mel. Among his keys to success are life-long learning and continuous improvement. more...

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Events & Exhibitions

Until 3 June >> Watandar | My Countryman

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Watandar is an exhibition about identity and belonging. When Afghan-Hazara refugee, photographer and human rights activist Muzafar Ali discovers that Afghans have been in Australia for 160 years it inspires a photographic journey to meet their descendants, his Watandar. His search takes him to the remote deserts, old Ghantowns and suburbs of South Australia in a quest to define his own new Afghan-Australian identity.

Thursday 19 May >> Illuminate Discussion

The Avalanches - Robbie Chater and Tony Di Blasi will be in conversation with Australia radio legend, Zan Rowe (triple J, Double J) along with conductor Nicholas Buc for a special panel unpacking the band’s past, present and future. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Illuminate Adelaide.

Wednesday 1st June >> Good International Citizenship: The Case for Decency

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Gareth Evans AC QC asks why should Australia care about poverty, human rights atrocities, environmental catastrophes, weapons proliferation or any other problems afflicting faraway countries, when they don't have any direct or immediate impact on us? Professor the Hon Gareth Evans' AC QC FASSA FAIIA book will be the starting point for a wide-ranging discussion on current foreign policy issues with Emeritus Professor Hugh White AO.

Thursday 2nd June >> 23rd Annual Hawke Lecture

Delivering the 23rd Annual Hawke Lecture, Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty AC discusses the role of medical research and science based policy making during a pandemic. Professor Peter Doherty provides a fascinating glimpse into how health experts have worked with governments to control and manage the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre.

Thursday 23 June >> ARA and Hawke Centre Conversation

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Australian Refugee Association (ARA), and as part of SA Refugee Week, the 2022 ARA and Hawke Centre Conversation will hear the stories from four creatives from refugee and migrant backgrounds discussing the theme: My Story, My Way.

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