Sat, 22 Apr | Carrington Hotel

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2017 with Stan Grant

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2017
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H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2017 with Stan Grant

Time & Location

22 Apr 2017, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Carrington Hotel, 15-47 Katoomba St, Katoomba NSW 2780, Australia

About the Event

Guest Speaker: Stan Grant MC: Susan Templeman MP

Hosted by the Evatt Foundation in association with the Katoomba branch of the ALP.

About the speaker

A highly acclaimed journalist, Stan Grant AM has been an ABC federal political correspondent, London-based European correspondent for the Seven Network, China correspondent for CNN based in Beijing, and he is currently the Indigenous Affairs editor at the ABC and Chair of Indigenous Affairs at Charles Sturt University. Born in Griffith in south-west New South Wales, Stan's mother is from the Kamilaroi people and his father is of the Wiradjuri. Some of the major stories that Stan has covered include the release of Nelson Mandela, the troubles in Northern Ireland, the death of Princess Diana, the war in Iraq, the second Palestinian intifada, the war on terror, the South Asia Tsunami, the Pakistan Earthquake and the rise of China. He has won many major awards, including an Australian TV Logie, a Columbia University Du-Pont Award (the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), the prestigious U.S. Peabody Award, the highly prized Asia TV Award (four times, including reporter of the year), and in 2013 was awarded a Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) by Charles Sturt University. With Dr John Rudder, he has prepared and published two editions of a Wiradjuri-English/English-Wiradjuri Dictionary; a Wiradjuri Grammar book; textbooks and primers, including a range for children; stories; recordings; and a songbook. He is the author of The Tears of Strangers (HarperCollins, 2002). His latest book, Talking To My Country, was published by HarperCollins in early 2016. He is the author of the current Quarterly Essay, 'The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming'.

About the MC

Susan Templeman was elected to the House of Representatives for the New South Wales seat of Macquarie in 2016, and has lived and worked in the Blue Mountains for over 25 years.

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