‘In 1987 … I was among many young children forcibly removed from their homes and families and marched to Ethiopia,’ Deng Adut told the crowd at this year’s Australia Day Address. Join this extraordinary Australian as he discusses his own experiences and shares his insights on the challenges facing refugees in Australia today.
Celebrate the 2016 Archibald Prize with a private tour of the exhibition followed by an art inspired cocktail party, featuring a menu infused with bush foods and native Australian flavours.
Hosted by ‘Kittelty’s at the Gallery’ and ‘Saltbush Kitchen’.
Consider the significance of the 1854 Eureka Stockade in the development of Australian democracy. Investigate the social, political and economic impact of the gold rush on the colony of Victoria and examine the way migrants have shaped, and continue to shape, Australia’s traditions and identity.