Lunch Hour Talk 20 June 2024

20 June Lunch Hour Talk Speaker: Nadia Wheatley Topic: Charmian Clift’s The End of the Morning   The End of the Morning, Charmian Clift’s previously unpublished novella, is OUT! Let the celebrations begin…Following her most successful celebration of...

Lunch Hour Talk 22 February 2024

22 February Lunch Hour Talk Speaker: Melinda Ham Topic: The Lucky Ones: Stories of Australian Refugee Journeys Award-winning journalist and former foreign correspondent Melinda Ham brings to light stories of Australian refugee journeys in her moving and meticulously...

Lunch Hour Talk 24 August 2023

24 August Lunch Hour Talk Speaker: Dr Lenore Coltheart OAM Topic: Jessie Street : a life Co-founder of Jessie Street National Women’s Library Lenore Coltheart has been commissioned by the National Library of Australia to write a biography of Jessie Street. Lenore will...

Lunch Hour Talk 22 June 2023

22 June Lunch Hour Talk Speaker: Penny Nelson Topic: Babette Smith OAM: Breakthrough historian – an amazing life Babette Smith (image left), 1942-2021, worked in television, theatre and film, but it was the discovery of a female convict among her ancestors that...

Lunch Hour Talk 16 March 2023

16 March Lunch Hour Talk Speaker: Dr Isobell Barrett Meyering Topic: Feminists: anti-mother and anti-child? When Australian women’s liberationists challenged prevailing expectations of female domesticity, they were accused of being anti-mother and anti-child. Dr...
Lunch Hour Talk 24 November 2022

Lunch Hour Talk 24 November 2022

24 November Lunch Hour Talk Speakers: Dr Kerith Power & Dale Dengate Topic: The First Australian Women’s Songbook A treat for the last Lunch Hour Talk of 2022. It was the brainwave of Dr Kerith Power and has become the work of half a lifetime. After the...