Peter Reith book launchOn Thursday 26 November the IPA is proud to be hosting the Melbourne launch of Peter Reith's new book, The Reith Papers. Peter will join Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson and John Roskam for a discussion about his diaries from the first five years of the Howard government. Bookings essential.
Jenny Hocking, Margaret Simons & Jim Middleton on The DismissalThe DISMISSAL we had to have ?? It’s back in the news with the publication of The Dismissal Dossier by Jenny Hocking. Wayward Books is proud to present a session investigating a pivotal time in recent history, its impact on the present and the power of biography to illuminate. All this on your doorstep, provided by an informed and insightful array of local talent. Jenny Hocking: academic and author of two biographic volumes on Gough Whitlam and The Dismissal Dossier. Margaret Simons: journalist, author and academic co-author of Malcolm Fraser: The Political Memoirs (with Malcolm). Jim Middleton: journalist, ABC Chief Political Correspondent outlasting four Prime Ministers and Special Correspondent for Sky News. Free event but please RSVP: (03) 9372 2141 or firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in to the shop (either in person or stick a note through the door).
Art Talk: Recording HistoryRichard Haese, art historian and author, joins curators Lesley Harding and Kendrah Morgan for a discussion on the interviews Haese made in the 1970s with key Heide figures, including John and Sunday Reed, Albert Tucker and Georges Mora. Learn how these recordings informed research undertaken by Harding and Morgan for their newly published double biography of the Reeds, Modern Love.
Paddy Manning in Conversation with Bob CarrJoin former Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr and awarded journliast and author Paddy Manning for a discussion about Born to Rule: The unauthorised biography of Malcolm Turnbull. The discussion will span the highs and lows of Malcolm Turnbull's remarkable career and is a great opportunity to gain insight into the 29th Prime Minister of Australia. This is a free event, but be sure to RSVP to email@example.com