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2017

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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