Blak & Bright: Change the Date?: A Hypothetical Thu 5 Sep, 6pm
The Wheeler Centre, Performance Space
Blaktivists vs Blakademics argue the toss: should Australia Day happen on 26 January – or not – and why? It’s a serious topic with a dolop of Blak humour. With Nayuka Gorrie, Yvette Holt, Liza-Mare Syron, Jason Tamiru and host Gregory Phillips.
An MWF community partnership supported by the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust
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