THIRTY YEARS LATER: THE WHITLAM GOVERNMENT AS MODERNIST POLITICS
Monday 2 December and Tuesday 3 December 2002
Old Parliament House, Canberra
Keynote Speaker: the Hon E.G. Whitlam AC QC
The National Key Centre for Australian Studies and the Parliamentary Studies Unit at Monash University present a conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the election of the Whitlam Government, in conjuction with the 75th anniversary of Old Parliament House.
Speakers include: the Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC AO, the Hon Dr Carmen Lawrence MP, Dr Evelyn Scott, Senator the Hon John Faulkner, the Hon Dr Race Mathews, Mr Graham Freudenberg AM, Dr Elizabeth Reid AO, Dr Jocelynne A. Scutt, Ms Julia Gillard MP, Dr Tim Rowse, Dr Angela Ward, Professor George Williams, Dr Marian Sawer AO and many more....
Conference Dinner at The Lobby Restaurant with the Hon Barry Cohen.
Special Events include:
Cocktail Reception hosted by Old Parliament House on Sunday 1 December
from 5.30-7.30 pm, including two exciting exhibition openings:
Visual Arts Exhibition Opening
Brief Shining Moments: Whitlam's career as allegory
Preview of "Whitlam" and what to expect in the "Pickering and Pryor"
cartoon exhibition, opening on the December 12 at Old Parliament House
Night Sitting at Old Parliament House, Tuesday 3 December from 6.00-7.30 pm
A special recording by ABC Radio National of an episode of the
Australia Forum with participants of the conference, chaired by Michael
Early registration is advised as places are strictly limited.
For registration form and more details, please visit the conference
National Key Centre for Australian Studies
Parliamentary Studies Unit
Faculty of Arts, Monash University
fax: +61 3 9903 2795
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