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Spy: Espionage in Australia
Mar
8
to May 24

Spy: Espionage in Australia

  • Margaret Whitlam Galleries (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Open Wednesday - Friday from 10 am - 4 pm and the first Saturday of the month from 11 am - 4 pm

Often cloaked in myth, the stories of spies are sometimes stranger than fiction. Spy: Espionage in Australia reveals the personal experiences of secret agents and the curious history of espionage and counter-espionage in Australia, from Federation through to the present day.

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Human Rights + Technology: A Community Consultation with AHRC
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Human Rights + Technology: A Community Consultation with AHRC

The Whitlam Institute will host a community consultation on Human Rights and Technology as part of a major review by the Australian Human Rights Commission. You're invited to share your thoughts at Western Sydney's Human Rights and Technology consultation. 

Featuring Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow and Whitlam Institute Director Leanne Smith, this event is a must for anyone who is interested in this world-changing issue.

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Women, Peace and Security: In Conversation with NATO's Special Representative
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

Women, Peace and Security: In Conversation with NATO's Special Representative

  • Members Dining Room, Museum of Australian Democracy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Whitlam Institute is delighted to bring together a remarkable group of experts, including NATO's Special Representative Ms. Clare Hutchinson, for an ‘In Conversation’ event about Women, Peace and Security, to consider how the landscape has evolved over the last two decades, how Australia is faring in the global context, and what’s next for WPS.

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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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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. This powerful documentary follows human rights barrister Julian Burnside QC as he travels the globe examining the treatment of refugees in today’s world.

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40 Years of the Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop
Nov
10
to Feb 22

40 Years of the Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop

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

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