The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Strengthening our Democracy. Valuing our Diversity. Building our Future.

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, known as the Hawke Centre, is a community-focused centre devoted to generating ideas and solutions to achieve cohesive, sustainable societies. We engage with local and international communities through public learning activities including lectures, seminars, alliances and research projects.

Nelson Mandela 100

2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. This provides a unique opportunity for people around the world to reflect on his life and times and to promote his legacy. Learn more

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  • 2018 Annual Hawke Lecture

    Stan Grant

    The Uluru Statement and the End of History 
    Delivered by Stan Grant

    Adelaide Convention Centre
    Friday 16 November, 6pm

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  • A Memoir

    Kerry O'Brien

    Book Launch and In-Conversation with Julia Lester
    Monday 19 November, 6.30pm

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    UniSA Illustration and Animation Graduate Exhibition
    31 October - 26 November

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