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Archived Speakers

The National Press Club of Australia is very proud of its heritage. Over the years the Club has hosted Addresses from a vast array of visiting international figures, Heads of State, Religious leaders, innovators and political leaders, including every Prime Minister/Opposition Leader every year over the past 40 years.

From the first address from Chief Justice and External Affairs Minister Sir Garfield Barwick on 17 May 1963 held at the then Hotel Canberra, right through to present day addresses held in our state of the art television studio, our speaker archive is available for download by decade to the right. Below is a list of our most recent speakers.

Clare O'Neil MP

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Minister for Home Affairs & Minister for Cyber Security

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Kate Jenkins

Sex Discrimination Commissioner

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The Hon Ed Husic MP

Minister for Industry and Science

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The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

UK Minister of State (Indo-Pacific)

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Rachel Perkins & Professor Henry Reynolds

Film Director & Australian Historian

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Andrew McConville

Chief Executive of the Murray–Darling Basin Authority

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US Army (rtd.) MAJ. GEN. John Davis

Retired US Army Major General

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The Hon Tony Burke MP

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Minister for the Arts and Leader of the House of Representatives

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Professor Megan Davis and Pat Anderson AO

2021-22 Sydney Peace Prize Recipients

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The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP

Minister for Social Services

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The Hon Angus Taylor MP

The Shadow Treasurer of Australia

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The Hon. Dr Jim Chalmers MP

THE TREASURER OF AUSTRALIA

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Jennifer Robinson

Australian Human Rights Lawyer and Barrister

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The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

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The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP

Commonwealth Attorney-General and Cabinet Secretary

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Lord Jonathan Sumption

Former Justice of the UK Supreme Court and Author

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Kieren Perkins OAM

CEO of the Australian Sports Commission

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Book Launch: ''A Very Proper Man: The Life of Tony Eggleton''

In conversation with Michelle Grattan and Professor Tom Frame AM

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