RECONCILIATION WEEK EVENTS
Tuesday May 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
2017 Lowitja O'Donoghue Oration
Fr. Frank Brennan SJ AO
On Aboriginal Land: Seeking unity at the table. Celebrating 50 years since the 1967 Referendum.
Fr. Frank Brennan SJ AO is an Australian Jesuit priest, human rights
lawyer and aca
demic. Frank is currently the CEO of Catholic Social Services
Australia. He is well known for his 199
volvement in the Wik debate when Paul Keating called him "the meddling priest" and the National Trust classified him as a Living National Treasure. Brennan has a longstanding reputation of advocacy in the areas of law, social justice, refugee protection and Aboriginal reconciliation. His books on Aboriginal issues include The Wik Debate, One Land One Nation, Sharing the Country and Land Rights Queensland Style.
General Admission $15 | Members $12 | Concession $10
Saturday May 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
SCREENING 'VOTE YES FOR ABORIGINES'
Capri Theatre, 141 Goodwood Road, Goodwood
Recognising 50 years since the 1967 Referendum. Please join us for light refreshments with special guest speakers followed by the screening of 'Vote Yes for Aborigines'.
The film revisits those involved with the 1967 Referendum and the social attitudes and influences that led to the event, featuring former Prime Ministers, politicians, historians and campaigners.
General Admission $25 | Members $20 | Concession $15
Saturday June 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace
The University of Adelaide
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision we will be screening 'Mabo'.
The film portrays the successful legal battle waged by Eddie Koiki Mabo to bring about native land title legislation. Starring Jimi Bani as Eddie Koiki Mabo and Deborah Mailman as his wife, Bonita Mabo.
Gold coin donation on entry but please book to reserve your place to avoid disappointment.