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12May

The celebrated quarterly literary journal comes to the Wheeler Centre, with the proud launch of Griffith REVIEW 28: Still the Lucky Country?

As Australia enjoys the fruits of another mining boom the irony may finally have been removed from Donald Horne’s famous line. The opportunities and challenges of the new resources economy are fabulous, but demand more than luck. At stake is a gamble that may profoundly change the country, and the way we think about ourselves.

Contributors to Griffith REVIEW 28: Still the Lucky Country? Glyn Davis, Marcia Langton and Dennis Altman, explore the issues with editor Julianne Schultz.

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Presenters

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Julianne Schultz

Julianne Schultz is the founding editor of Griffith REVIEW and chaired the Creative Australia stream of Australia 2020 Summit.

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Glyn Davis

Professor Glyn Davis is Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Melbourne. He wrote The Australian Policy Handbook and co-chaired the Australia 2020 Summit with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

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Marcia Langton

Professor Marcia Langton AM holds the Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne.

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Dennis Altman

Dennis Altman is the author of several titles around gender and sexuality including his iconic Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation and is currently Director of the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University.


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