Contemporary thought leaders discussing issues of greatest concern for our society . Once a month on Sundays from 5:00-6:30 PM.
Join us on Sunday 7 November from 5:00pm to 6:30pm.
Our guest speaker is Professor Henry Reynolds, speaking about his book Truth Telling – History, Sovereignty andthe Uluru Statement.
Henry Reynolds published works include The Other Side of the Frontier, The Law of the Land, North of Capricorn, Forgotten War and Drawing the Global Colour Line.
With sales of more than 250,000 copies, his work has won the Prime Minister’s Prize for non-fiction, the Queensland Premier’s Prize (twice), the Human Rights Commission Prize for literature (twice), the Victorian Premier’s prize for non-fiction, among other accolades.
He has delivered lectures around the world, including to the National Press Club. In 2009, he was documented in Frontier, Race and Nation: Henry Reynolds and Australian History.
He was awarded honorary doctorates from University of Tasmania and James Cook University, and was elected to Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander Studies, the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and the Academy of Social Sciences. He consulted during the WIK case before the High Court in 1995-96.Named among Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures, he was chosen as Australian Humanist of the Year in 2000, received the Federation Medal in 2001, and was Tasmania’s Senior Citizen of the Year in the 2015 Australia Day Awards.