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Big Ideas under the Dome: Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin
1 May 2017, State Library of Victoria
Hear from award-winning entrepreneur Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin, founder of BlueChilli, on what it takes to foster a culture of innovation.
The Premier and the Pen: Ron Tandberg
20 May 2017, State Library of Victoria
Join Ron Tandberg, one of Australia's finest political cartoonists, to look at some of Australia's most memorable political cartoons.
The Premier and the Pen: Geoff Hook
5 May 2017, State Library of Victoria
Join Geoff Hook, one of Australia's finest political cartoonists to look at some of Australia's most memorable political cartoons.
The Premier and the Pen: John Spooner
27 Apr 2017, State Library of Victoria
Join John Spooner, one of Australia's finest political cartoonists, to look at some of Australia's most memorable political cartoons.
Graphic Novel Book Club
27 Feb 2017 - 26 Jun 2017, City Library
If you love comics and graphic novels, come and join this graphic novel book club at City Library.
Words from the Battlefield
14 Jun 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Effie Karageorgos shares insightful and often entertaining extracts from the letters and diaries of men serving in South Africa and Vietnam.
Robert Grieve VC
30 May 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Hear a talk on Robert Grieve, who was awarded the highest military honour, the Victoria Cross medal, for his bravery during the Battle of Messines.
The Battles of Bullecourt: Centenary Event
13 May 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Attend a ceremony, exhibition and talk recognising the 100th anniversary of the disastrous Battles of Bullecourt.
One Woman's War and Peace
3 May 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Sharon Bown's inspirational account of her military service, from barely surviving a helicopter crash to commanding a combat surgical team.
Yirramboi Supper Club
9 May 2017, Arts House
Hosted by Paola Balla, this Supper Club will uncover the role of strong women's voices in disrupting colonial narratives.
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