Success and Leadership breakfast with Nev Power

Join Nev for breakfast as he outlines the challenges ahead and reflects on a career that had its genesis on a cattle station in one of the country’s most remote areas.

He’s the man charged with kickstarting the country after the pandemic. But before he was hand-picked to lead the National COVID-19 Commission Advisory Board by the Prime Minister, Nev Power was best known for having been chief executive of Fortescue Metals Group from 2011 to 2018. His new role has brought with it national prominence and a seat at the table in the creation of a new Australia.

Geoffrey Robertson QC – It’s No Longer Hypothetical.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED

In response to the continued COVID-19 pandemic this event has been postponed from October 2020 to June 2021.

All tickets purchased for the original dates will be valid for the rescheduled date; you don’t need to do anything. If you are unable to attend the new date, you can request a refund by contacting the ticketing agent you purchased from. We, and all of those behind the scenes who produce the show, would very much appreciate it if you would retain your tickets for the new date if you are able to.

One of the world’s great minds brings it back home, to challenge fellow Australians and to explain what is happening in and to the world.

Experience a provocative, insightful and witty evening with international human rights judge and barrister Geoffrey Robertson QC, as he analyses Brexit and Trump in a post-truth era and calls for Australia’s constitutional regeneration after the bushfires. He will explain what is really happening to the royal family and to Julian Assange, how fake news distorts democracy and why the rich will inherit the earth.

This is a show that will give you an insight into Geoffrey Robertson’s life and famous cases, and his current crusade to restore cultural property to the people – including Indigenous Australians – from whom it has been stolen. Geoffrey Robertson AO QC is a barrister, author and one-time host of “Geoffrey Robertson’s Hypotheticals” on the ABC. He is founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers; now the largest human rights practice in Europe; where he has been a mentor to Amal Clooney, Jen Robinson, Keir Starmer and others.

Robertson was born and bred in Sydney. A Rhodes scholarship took him to England where he is now based, and he holds dual citizenship. He is a Master of the Middle Temple and a visiting professor at the New College of Humanities. His autobiography, “Rather His Own Man – In Courts with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers” was published by Penguin/Random House in 2018.

Socially Savvy; A common sense approach to raising kids in the digital age

Join us for a special Embrace @ Telethon Kids Event Socially Savvy; A common sense approach to raising kids in the digital age hosted by Maggie Dent In conversation with Professor Donna Cross, children’s digital technology researcher, Telethon Kids Institute and Psychologist Chris Harris from Youth Focus.

Our kids are constantly connecting – through social media, gaming, and online. So how do we raise kids who are digitally savvy, yet safe?

Maggie Dent, the Queen of Common Sense, will lead a conversation with our experts about how to safeguard our kids and their mental health while giving them the digital skills they’ll need to equip them for life.

Beyond blocking and banning: practical tips that can be used by every parent.

With a special introduction from Nova 93.7’s Nat Locke.

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Life on Mars

Is there life on Mars? We’ve been asking the question for centuries, but could clues in Western Australia’s Pilbara soon give us answers? Join a panel of NASA scientists and astrophysicists as they discuss all things Mars.

How will people live on the red planet? Is there already simple life there? Will Mars be a base for humanity one day stepping out into the galaxy? Do we have galactic neighbours?
Graham Phillips (ABC’s Catalyst) will lead this panel of leading Australian and International scientists to give you the answers. Panellists include: NASA Mars 2020 rover mission program scientist Dr. Mitch Schulte; Physicist Professor Paul Davies from Arizona State University; Astrobiologist from University of NSW, Professor Martin Van Kranendonk; BHP’s Dr Vanessa Lickfold and Curtin University’s Renae Sayers.

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Official Perth Origin Lunch

The Official Perth Origin Lunch is the only official NRL event happening outside of the big game. Join a host of QLD & NSW royalty and hear insights from some of the best in the game ahead of the siren.

Held on Friday 21st June at Perth Convention Centre, it’s a stones throw from the Perth city and will be the ultimate event for anybody interested in the State of Origin.

The event starts at 12pm and will feature James Bracey as Master of Ceremonies as he gets Perth excited for the big game. Confirmed appearances from Captain & Coach of both the NSW Blues and QLD Maroons as well as legends of the game including Brett Kimmorley and Sam Thaiday.

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Master Builders-Bankwest Economics Breakfast

Targeted at the WA housing and construction industry, the Master Builders-Bankwest Economics Breakfast will provide guests with an overview of the 19/20 budget, what to except from the Federal election and the latest developments in the Perth housing market.

Master Builders Australia’s Chief Economist Shane Garrett will review latest developments in the Perth housing market and explore prospects for residential and non-residential building locally over the coming few years.

He will also cover off on the implications for the building sector of the banking Royal Commission’s report, the 2019/2020 Budget and the federal election.

Tickets to the Master Builders-Bankwest Economics Breakfast are all inclusive of a delicious hot-plated breakfast with tea and coffee.

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