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The Ambitions of Australia

Sat 10 Sep, 12pm

What defines the soul of Australia? Are we an egalitarian, generous and outward-looking nation? Or a conservative, obedient and insular state, where mateship is all but a myth and a fair go merely a fiction? A panel of thinkers look to history, art, culture and politics to consider the changing and contested project of our national story and our ambitions for its future. Featuring award-winning historian Anna Clark (Making Australian History), Culture News Editor for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald Osman Faruqi, proud Wiradjuri and Wailwan lawyer, essayist, storyteller Teela Reid, and professor Julianne Schultz (The Idea of Australia), in discussion with interviewer and broadcaster Sally Warhaft.

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