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Upcoming Speakers

Wed
26
Jun
2024

Prof. David Thomas

Chief Science and Strategy Officer of Omico, Director, Centre for Molecular Oncology, University of New South Wales & Head, Genomic Cancer Medicine Laboratory, Garvan Institute of Medical Research

'Cancer: the modern plague'

Prof. David Thomas, Chief Science and Strategy Officer of Omico, Director, Centre for Molecular Oncology, University of New South Wales, Head & Genomic Cancer Medicine Laboratory, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "Cancer: the modern plague".

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Mon
1
Jul
2024

Sebastien Lai, Jennifer Robinson & Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC

Jimmy Lai’s son, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers & Human rights lawyer

'The Trial of Jimmy Lai, Press Freedom and Democracy in Hong Kong '

Sebastien Lai, son of Jimmy Lai, Jennifer Robinson, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers & Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC, Human rights lawyer, will address the National Press Club of Australia on "The Trial of Jimmy Lai, Press Freedom and Democracy in Hong Kong".

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Tue
2
Jul
2024

Councillor Linda Scott – SOLD OUT

Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) President

'Future-proofing local government in Australia: support, safety and sustainability'

Councillor Linda Scott, President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA), will address the National Press Club of Australia on ‘Future-proofing local government in Australia: support, safety and sustainability’.

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Wed
3
Jul
2024

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM FAAL

Australian Human Rights Commission President

'Free + Equal: Safeguarding the rights of all Australians'

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM FAAL, Australian Human Rights Commission President, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "Free + Equal: Safeguarding the rights of all Australians"

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Speaker Archive

Wed
19
Jun
2024

Professor Michael Wesley & Dr Abul Rizvi

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne & Independent Australia Columnist

'Is Australia's great multicultural experiment over?'

Professor Michael Wesley, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne & Dr Abul Rizvi, Independent Australia Columnist, Will address the National Press Club of Australia on "Is Australia's great multicultural experiment over?".

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Wed
5
Jun
2024

Michael Miller

Executive Chairman, News Corp Australasia

'Australia and Global Tech: time for a reset'

Michael Miller, Executive Chairman, News Corp Australasia, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "Australia and Global Tech: time for a reset"

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Wed
29
May
2024

Matt Noffs & John Mendoza

CEO of the Ted Noffs Foundation & Co-Director of Connetica Pty Ltd

'The Fight of the Future'

Matt Noffs, CEO of the Ted Noffs Foundation & John Mendoza, Co-Director of Connetica Pty Ltd, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "The Fight of the Future".

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