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Upcoming Speakers

Wed
29
Jun
2022

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP

Minister for Climate Change and Energy

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy will make an Address to the National Press Club of Australia. 

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Wed
6
Jul
2022

John Dewar AO – SOLD OUT

Chairperson of Universities Australia

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

John Dewar AO, Chairperson of Universities Australia, Vice-Chancellor and President of La Trobe University, will Address the National Press Club of Australia.

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Tue
19
Jul
2022

The Hon. Tanya Plibersek – SOLD OUT

Minister for the Environment and Water

'State of Environment Address'

Tanya Plibersek, the Minister for the Environment and Water, and the Federal Member for Sydney, will address the National Press Club of Australia for her State of Environment Address.

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Wed
20
Jul
2022

Mary Lou McDonald

Leader of the Opposition in Ireland & President of Sinn Féin

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

Mary Lou McDonald, Leader of Sinn Féin and Leader of the Opposition in the Irish Parliament will Address the National Press Club of Australia.

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Wed
27
Jul
2022

Dr Larry Marshall

Chief Executive of CSIRO

'The 2022 ‘Our future World’ report '

Dr Larry Marshall, Chief Executive of CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency and innovation catalyst, will address the National Press Club of Australia to launch the 2022 ‘Our future World’ report. The date of this Address has now been changed to the 27/07/2022. We apologise for the inconvenience. 

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Wed
24
Aug
2022

Em Rusciano

Australian Comedian, Writer, Singer and Media Presenter

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

Em Rusciano, Australian comedian, writer, singer and media presenter, will address the National Press Club of Australia in partnership with Women in Media.

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Speaker Archive

Wed
22
Jun
2022

Dr. Michael Fullilove AM

Lowy Institute Executive Director

'A three-dimensional foreign policy'

Dr Michael Fullilove AM, the Executive Director of the Lowy Institute, will make his 'Address to the National Press Club of Australia'.

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Wed
15
Jun
2022

Paul Erickson

National Secretary of the Australian Labor Party

'Campaign Director's Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

Paul Erickson, National Secretary of the Australian Labor Party, will make his Campaign Director's Address to the National Press Club of Australia

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Wed
8
Jun
2022

Dr. Fiona Wood AM

ASMR Medallist for 2022

'Acute trauma, lifelong impact. Research to recovery'

Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood, a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in the field of burn care, trauma and scar reconstruction, Australian of the year 2004 and 2022 ASMR Medallist recipient, will address the National Press Club of Australia.

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