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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  • Making Connections in a Digital World

    Making Connections in a Digital World

    Presented by Rachel Neaman

    27 September, 6pm

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  • Japan - Archipelago of the House

    Japan: Archipelago of the House

    Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

    5 September - 3 October

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  • Visualising Mental Health Exhibition

    Visualising Mental Health Exhibition

    Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery

    8 October - 26 October

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Hawke Centre highlights

Areas of study and research

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