Melbourne Writers Festival and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E), join forces to explore and celebrate Australian history and stories of resistance, rebellion and struggle.
The weekend program brings together leading writers, historians and campaigners and builds upon M.A.D.E’s exhibitions and collections.
Come and spend a thinking, fun weekend at M.A.D.E
The Premier, the Hon Denis Napthine, announced today at M.A.D.E a $300,000 Coalition Government grant funding a program of events over the 5 months leading up to December 3, 2014 – the 160th anniversary of the Eureka Stockade. Dr Napthine said: 'We all know from our history that the Eureka Stockade and the events leading up to Eureka were defining moments in Victorian and Australian history, and indeed it is widely recognised that the Eureka stockade and Eureka was the birthplace of Australian Democracy'. [Quote from today's announcement June 5, 2014]. For further information join our mailing list.
M.A.D.E to LEARN, INSPIRE and EXPERIENCE. Our education programs embrace the stories of our past, open conversations into the present and look to the future. Find out more about our education programs here.