2019 Menzies Debate


Education is the key to better health outcomes for Tasmanians.

Start Date

19th Sep 2019 6:00pm

End Date

19th Sep 2019 7:30pm


Medical Science Precinct, 17 Liverpool St, Hobart

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Come along to the 2019 Menzies Debate to hear our six expert speakers tease apart this year's debate topic.  Prepare to be challenged and surprised as the irreverent Bernie Hobbs from ABC Science keeps our speakers in line. YOU get to vote on the outcome!

This year's speakers:

  • Dr Verity Cleland, Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • Professor Natalie Brown, Director, The Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Scott McKeown, Public health physician and general practitioner, Deputy Director of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Service
  • Professor Alison Venn, Director, Menzies Institute for Medical Research
  • Professor Tracey Dickson, Associate Dean Research, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania
  • Professor Richard Eccleston, Director, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of Tasmania

Drinks and nibbles will be held from 5.30pm.