The Hawke Centre


The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre provides Adelaide and its online audience with an eclectic FREE program of contemporary thinkers, artists, and change-makers from across the globe.

Come along to a talk or visit our Kerry Packer Civic Gallery to experience the ideas and solutions that will create our sustainable and cohesive future.

Explore our diverse and engaging Program.

Current events and exhibitions

Relive our events

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre has facilitated a diverse range of intriguing, engaging and socially-challenging discussions which are available as podcasts or videos, which generally available within one week following the lecture.

Past events and exhibitions

While the views presented by speakers within The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre public program are their own and are not necessarily those of either the University of South Australia, or The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial 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 - Building our Future. The Hawke Centre reserves the right to change their program at any time without notice.