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Join Professor Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, sharing her unique insights into the decline of human rights in an Australian democracy.
The Tony Fitzgerald Lecture is a flagship biennial lecture that honours the contribution to Queensland made by the Honourable Tony Fitzgerald AC, QC, author of the landmark report on corruption and good governance in the state of Queensland.
The Tony Fitzgerald Lecture is a partnership between Griffith Criminology Institute and State Library of Queensland.
Date: 27 September 2016 7.00-8.00pm
Venue: SLQ Auditorium 1
Contact State Library Queensland for more information regarding 2016 Tony Fitzgerald Lecture with Professor Gillian Triggs.
Convicts are often a much wanted addition to a family tree but they are not always easily identifiable. Ancestors who came as convicts often hid their convict past as they became respectable members of society. Some of Queensland’s early pillars of society were convicts. Kirsten Perris from the State Library of Queensland, and Saadia Thomson-Dwyer from Queensland State Archives discuss the resources each repository holds which can help track down your convict.
Venue: SLQ Auditorium 2
Date: Fri 10 Aug 2016; 10am – 11.45am
Join our panel of speakers Aunty Donna Page, Carol McGregor and Lyndon Davis, in conversation about the resurgence of cultural practices. Share in stories and align yourself with their traditional practices that are creating a pulse in today’s cultural climate.
The event was inspired by Art of the Skins exhibition.
25 Jun till 20 Nov 2016
Facilitator: Nadine McDonald-Dowd
Date: Tuesday 23 August 2016
Where: kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library of Queensland
William Robinson talks to Vanessa Van Ooyen about his art, his success at winning the Archibald Prize and his busy life as both a teacher and an artist.
Interviewed 6 February 2016
Contact State Library Queensland for more information regarding William Robinson interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection.
Leonard Brown talks to Angela Goddard about his art, his first solo exhibition at age 19, and his involvement with the Anglican Franciscan Friars and Russian Orthodox Church.
Interviewed 1 December 2015
Contact State Library Queensland for more information regarding Leonard Brown interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection.