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40 Years of the Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop
Nov
10
to Feb 1

40 Years of the Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop

It’s been 40 years since acclaimed artist Kevin Oxley founded the Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop at Hawksbury Agricultural College, later part of Western Sydney University.

Over the years, countless artists from every discipline have drawn on Oxley’s vision while making use of facilities and classes offered in this atmospheric setting. Their works, as well as those of Oxley, are brought together to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Hawkesbury Workshop.

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Border Politics: Screening and Q&A with Julian Burnside AO QC, filmmaker Judy Rymer and former refugee Hayat Akbari
Nov
19
6:30 PM18:30

Border Politics: Screening and Q&A with Julian Burnside AO QC, filmmaker Judy Rymer and former refugee Hayat Akbari

The Whitlam Institute is delighted to host the first Parramatta screening of Border Politics and Q&A with director and producer Judy Rymer, Julian Burnside AO QC and former refugee Hayat Akbari. The documentary that follows human rights barrister Julian Burnside QC as he travels the globe examining the harsh treatment of refugees at the hands of western democracies.

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The Scribe: Screening and Q&A with Ruth Cullen, the Hon. John Faulkner and Michael Cooney
Nov
26
7:00 PM19:00

The Scribe: Screening and Q&A with Ruth Cullen, the Hon. John Faulkner and Michael Cooney

The Whitlam Institute is delighted to host a screening of The Scribe, a superb documentary on the ‘Donald Bradman’ of speech writing – Graham Freudenberg. Featuring a post-screening Q&A with director and producer Ruth Cullen, the Hon. John Faulkner and Michael Cooney, this compelling film is a must-see for all political enthusiasts.

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