Events Program

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    The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

    Free public lecture and exhibition program.

    Strengthening our democracy
    Valuing our diversity
    Building our future

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  • borders and the pandemic

    Borders and the Pandemic

    The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and 
    The Conversation Online Series
    Broadcast: 16 July, 6pm, ACST

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  • Neami

    The ART In HeART

    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery Exhibition
    6 July - 28 August

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  • Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

    Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity 

    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery Exhibition
     6- 29 July

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  • Jan Fran Tory Shepherd

    Breaking the News

    Just A Thought In-Conversation series
    Jan Fran In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd
    Broadcast: 23 July, 6pm

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  • Julia Gillard

    The Hon Julia Gillard AC

    Book Launch and In-Conversation
    Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons
    Broadcast: Monday 27 July, 6pm

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  • Art by Prisoners

    Art by Prisoners

    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery Exhibition
    3 -28 August

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  • Message On A Bottle

    Message On A Bottle

    2-30 September 
    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery Exhibition
    Forum: Thursday 17 September, 6pm

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The Hawke Centre event and exhibition program offers ideas and solutions for a sustainable 21st century.

2021 Events Program

 

2020 Events Program

July

 

 

 

The Domino Effect: Climate Change and Pandemics

Broadcast, Thursday 2 July, 6pm, ACST

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, The Conversation and The Embassy of France in Australia, as part of  the French Australian Conversations (FAC) series

Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 6 - 29 July

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

The ART in heART

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 6 July to 28 August

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Neami National

Borders and the Pandemic

Broadcast, Thursday 16 July, 6pm, ACST

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Conversation

Breaking The News: Jan Fran In-Conversation with Tory Shepherd

Broadcast, Thursday 23 July, 6pm, ACST

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, as part of Just A Thought In-Conversation series

The Hon Julia Gillard AC
Book Launch: Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons

Broadcast, Monday 27 July, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

August

 

 

Art by Prisoners - the written edition

Online Exhibition: 3 August to 28 August

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Department of Correctional Services, as part of SALA

Aboriginal Children Speak: Criminal Responsibility and the Rights of the Child

Broadcast, Tuesday 4 August, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy and UniSA Justice and Society

2020 UniSA Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Grand Final

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 27 August, 6pm

Presented in partnership with The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

September

 

Perspectives: Alison Kubler

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 3 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open and Guildhouse

Food Democracy: From Passive Consumers to Active Food Citizens

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 10 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and South Australian Urban Food Network

Book Launch: Hugh Mackay AO

Broadcast, Friday 11 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre 

2020 Australian Refugee Association (ARA) Oration  

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 24 September, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Australian Refugee Association (ARA)

October

 

 

Visualising Mental Health Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 6 October to 28 October

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Match Studio

The Toxic Relationship between Right-wing Extremism and Islamophobia and Its Implications for Australia

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 22 October, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Centre for Islamic Thought and Education

Geoff Goodfellow In-Conversation with Rick Sarre
Book Launch: Out of Copley Street

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 29 October, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

November

 

SA Refugee Week 2020 Youth Poster Awards Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 2 November to 25 November

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Australian Migrant Resource Centre

Perspectives: David Capra

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 12 November, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open and Guildhouse

Criminalising Journalism, Silencing Whistle-Blowers - Your Right To Know

Allan Scott Auditorium, Thursday 19 November, 6pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and ABC Friends

December

UniSA Illustration and Animation Graduate Exhibition

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 30 November to 18 December

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and UniSA Creative

2020 Past Events 

February

 

Sanaa Storytelling

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Wednesday 12 February, 5.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

Sanaa Artist Talk: The Art of Social Change

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, Thursday 13 February, 4.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

March

 

Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

Exhibition: Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, until 18 March

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity

In Conversation with Neil Gaiman

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 3 March, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

International Women's Day Talks

WOMADelaide, Botanic Park, Sunday 8 March, 1pm & 3pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

The Future We Choose
Christiana Figueres In-Conversation with Professor Chris Daniels

Allan Scott Auditorium, Tuesday 10 March, 6.30pm

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, in arrangement with WOMADelaide Festival's Planet Talks Program

Perspectives: Jes Fan

Allan Scott Auditorium, Monday 16 March, 6pm (Event Cancelled)

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open and Guildhouse

June

Crisis and Denial

Online Event, Thursday 18 June, 6pm, ACST

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and The Conversation


While the views presented by speakers within the Hawke Centre public program are their own and are not necessarily those of either the University of South Australia or The Hawke Centre, they are presented in the interest of open debate and discussion in the community and reflect our themes of: Strengthening our Democracy - Valuing our Diversity - and Building our Future.

The copying and reproduction of any transcripts within the Hawke Centre public program is strictly forbidden without prior arrangements