Explore Democracy in SA

Join us at the brand new Centre of Democracy and explore the displays with curators and other special guests.

The Centre of Democracy is a space for voices to be heard and conversations to take place. for Join us for short floor talks (10-15 mins) throughout the weekend exploring different perspectives on the history and legacy of the 1967 referendum.

Saturday 27 May 2017

12:00 PM Mandy Brown – reading Say Yes, a children’s book about the 1967 referendum
12:30 PM Mandy Paul – Centre of Democracy project manager
1:00 PM Bishop Chris McLeod – South Australia’s first Indigenous Anglican bishop
1:30 PM Fiona Salmon – Director of the Flinders University Art Museum will talk about White out (2006) a glass work by Yhonnie Scarce
2:00 PM Ali Gumillya Baker – Artist and Associate Dean – Yunggorendi Student Engagement
2:30 PM Angela Flynn – Kukunyi Arts and Spirit Festival
3:00 PM Andrew Piper – Acting Group Manager, Collections and Manager, Online Services State Library Of South Australia
3:30 PM TBC


Sunday 28 May 2017

12:00 PM Frances Bedford MP, Member for Florey – Muriel Matters
12:30 PM Craig Middleton, project curator – telling stories with objects
1:00 PM Dr Kristy Kokegei – digital experiences and museums
1:30 PM Councillor Sandy Verschoor, City of Adelaide – democracy in local government
2:00 PM Mandy Paul, Project Manager – early relations between Kaurna people and colonial authorities
2:30 PM Dr Jude Elton, historian – Trade Union banner, and its relevance today
3:00 PM Will Sergeant, activist and performer – Gay rights activism an ongoing conversation
3:30 PM The Hon Rev Dr Lynn Arnold, former Premier – student activist days

28 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
12:00 - 16:00


Institute Building
Corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue



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