Bold Thinking events

Upcoming Bold Thinking events

The Honourable Julie Bishop MP on politics, leadership and the Liberal party

Thursday 22 November 06:30pm

What is the challenge of politics in this new era of social media and what is the balance between moderate and conservative policy-making for the Liberal party? What should be the guiding principles?

Past Bold Thinking events

Thursday 25 October 06:30pm

Six changes in the office of Australian Prime Minister in the space of ten years and three parliaments; have we entered a new political normal where the convention of PM is changing, or is this a symptom of a broader political malaise?

Wednesday 24 October 06:30pm

He was the man elected on a rising tide of fresh ideas and enthusiasm, but within three years in office the Kevin 07 bandwagon had come to an end after a bitter internal coup that has set an overriding theme for federal politics ever since.

Thursday 20 September 06:30pm

Women’s voices are raised – louder than ever before – but are they being fully heard? This thought-provoking panel discussion will consider what needs to happen to affect real change and if feminism has lost its way, or evolved to reflect the changing times. If our mothers and grandmothers struggles still exist today how do we ensure a more equitable future for our daughters?

Thursday 23 August 06:30pm

Do Baby Boomers understand the current challenges facing Millennials or are they too busy spending their inheritance to care?

Thursday 21 June 06:30pm

As the internet of things invades the everyday and our lives become more reliant on technology, so too are we becoming more and more vulnerable to privacy breaches and data misuse?

Thursday 24 May 05:30pm

What does the future for you and your family look like in a community that is getting older?

Wednesday 18 April 06:30pm

Plant based food diets are on the rise with an increasing number of people choosing veganism in Melbourne and globally. Why do people make this choice and how does this relate to their sense of identity? What are the psychological and sociological aspects of diet and food choice in light of the rise of veganism and other food trends?

Wednesday 28 March 06:30pm

 It's been five years since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was launched with the promise of revolutionising the care and support of people with a range of abilities.  In 2018 it's time to ask - has that commitment been delivered?