Festival of Thought 2016
PRESENTED BY NOOSA LONG WEEKEND FESTIVAL IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST
Moderator: Paul Barclay ABC Radio National
You might just be able to put up with them one at a time, but together, they are a real challenge to the practical workings of democracy. They are:
Sharri Markson is a journalist and Senior Writer – Media at the Australian newspaper. Based: Sydney
Hon Dr Gary Johns
Gary Johns is Adjunct Professor at QUT Business School and a commentator. He served in the House of Representatives and as a minister in the Keating Governments. Based: Brisbane
Chris Kenny is an Australian political commentator, author and former political adviser. He is currently a columnist for The Australian newspaper as well as the host of the twice-weekly Sky News Australia program. Based: Sydney
Graham Young’s bio includes chief editor and publisher of On Line Opinion. He is Executive Director of the Australian Institute for Progress a think tank based in Brisbane. In the past he has been State Campaign Chairman and Vice President of the Queensland Liberal Party. Based: Brisbane
Time: 11.00am Democracy Debate – RACV Noosa Resort
90 minutes With Q & A – No intermission
Tea and Coffee served
12.30pm Democracy Lunch – RACV Noosa Resort, Limited to 50 people – join delegates and moderator for lunch
Special 2 course Luncheon, with glass of wine
Lunch Tickets are for shared tables
$37.50 Democracy debate only – Full Adult (General Seating)
$32.50 Democracy debate only – Concessions
$87.50 Democracy debate and Lunch
Challenges to the Practical Workings of Democracy
Saturday, 16th July 2016
@ 11:00am - 12:30pm
RACV Noosa Resort
Celebrating our 15th Anniversary.
Ten incredible days and nights, presenting the best of the best in terms of artists, performers, authors, visual arts, film food and fun!
Ian Mackellar, Festival Director: "We are ecstatic on how exciting our 2016 festival event program is, and truly there is something for all ages, tastes and price ranges on offer in this year’s program."
RACV Noosa Resort, Noosa Heads
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