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EDIT: This event is archived. You can view Kerry O'Brien's presentation here.
Hear from Gold Walkley award-winning journalist Kerry O’Brien as he looks at State Library’s astonishing visual archive of Queensland as part of Twenty: two decades of Queensland photography online exhibition.
Kerry will reflect on Queensland over the years prompted by the contemporary photographs held in State Library's collections – from pivotal moments in history to the everyday minutiae of life. How have these moments informed and made Queensland, and consequently a greater Australian society, what it is today?
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Kerry O'Brien is one of the most prominent and respected names in Australian journalism. Best known for his hard-hitting political interviews, he has won numerous accolades, including the top award in journalism, the Gold Walkley. Over 40 years, Kerry O'Brien has worked in newspapers,wire service and television news and current affairs, as a general reporter, feature writer, political and foreign correspondent, interviewer and compere.
Remember, see and feel the last 20 years through Twenty – an online exhibition of State Library of Queensland’s contemporary photography collections.
Showcasing over 200 photographs explore the documentary images captured by Mick Richards, John Gollings, Jo-Anne Driessens and many others.