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2017

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Space, Practice, Mobility: On social inequality and educational politics

This symposium will offer perspectives on both the educational effects of the current political climate and the ways in which education and rurality are positioned.

Presenter(s):

  • Emeritus Professor Bill Green, Charles Sturt University
  • Professor Kim Donehower, University of North Dakota
  • Professor Michael Corbett, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Phillip Roberts, University of Canberra
  • Professor Unn-Doris Baeck, The Arctic University of Trømso
  • Professor Elaine Stratford, University of Tasmania
  • Professor Sue Kilpatrick, University of Tasmania

Public Forum  Launceston  Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Lecture Theatre 5, Newnham campus

Moving Hobart: Improving Transport and Liveability in our Capital

Hobart is experiencing growing pains. Join us for much-needed discussion about the transport, congestion and planning challenges facing our city.

Presenter(s):

  • Alderman Helen Burnet, City of Hobart
  • Leigh Carmichael, MONA
  • Associate Professor Matthew Burke, Griffith University
  • Dr Helen Norrie, University of Tasmania
  • MC: Professor Richard Eccleston, Institute for the Study of Social Change

Public Forum  Hobart  Hobart Town Hall, Macquarie Street, Hobart

UTAS Graduates as Agents of Change: Reducing the Gender Pay Gap

Discuss the findings of a research project on how to prepare university graduates to be agents of change on the gender pay gap with political and community leaders.

Presenter(s):

  • MC: Angela Ross, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Jacquie Petrusma MP, Minister for Women and Minister for Human Services
  • Rebecca White MP, Shadow Minister for Health & Preventative Care, Mental Health and Primary Industries and Water
  • Cassy O’Connor MP, Leader of the Tasmanian Greens
  • Heidi La Paglia, Women's Officer, National Union of Student
  • Dr Vicki Gardiner, Engineers Australia

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

2016

The GetUp! Effect: Movement Mobilisation and Australian Electoral Politics

With the election now behind us, what role GetUp! - and other third party campaigners - have played and will continue to play in Australian politics is a question worthy of further analysis. Come along and hear our panel discuss these important issues.

Presenter(s):

  • Paul Oosting, GetUp!
  • Dr Glenn Kefford, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Hannah Murphy-Gregory, University of Tasmania

Public Forum  Hobart  Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus


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