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Up Late: Patricia Karvelas and Sally Rugg

Sat 4 Sep, 8pm
State Library Victoria, Conversation Quarter

Settle in with hosts Patricia Karvelas and Sally Rugg for a talk-show-style end to your evening served with a generous pour of pop culture, current affairs and everything in between. They welcome an all-star line-up into the arena for what promises to be a cheeky and irreverent up-late event unpacking all the happenings of the day, be it celeb feuds on Twitter or the latest lowdown from Canberra.


1 hour


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Patricia Karvelas is a radio and TV host and political junkie. She is the host of Radio National Drive and Afternoon Briefing on ABC News TV as well as the co-host of the popular Party Room podcast with friend and colleague Fran Kelly. Karvelas loves George Michael, feminism and salted nuts.

Sally Rugg is an activist, digital campaigner, author and speaker. She is the executive director of campaign platform Change.org, supporting ordinary Australians to make the changes they want to see in the world through collective, online action. Sally is the author of How Powerful We Are: Behind the Scenes with One of Australia’s Leading Activists.

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