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.


Mary McAleeseThe Hawke Centre is proud to announce that former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese has accepted the role of International Patron of The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre. We thank Mary for her generous support and commitment to the Centre and look forward to a long association with this inspiring leader.



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  • Marzha/Borders - Artist discussion

    Nexus Arts

    With Khadim Ali and Elyas Alavi, followed by the official launch of the Marzha/Borders exhibition at Nexus Arts from 6pm.

    Thursday 11 June


  • Creative Learning Initiative


    Examining Creative Learning and Community in the Education Space

    Thursday 4 June

  • Greece & the Eurozone Crisis

    Greek image

    With H.E. Mr. Haris Dafaranos, Ambassador of Greece to Australia

    Wednesday 24 June


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