Monthly Archives: March 2019

Developing away our Bush Capital?

Sunday 17 March 2019, 3.00 to 5.00pm

Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest


A gathering of architects and urban environment and heritage experts


Join the discussion on planning, heritage and urban environment in Canberra.

Hear talks by members of the Lake Burley Griffin Guardians

(Rosemarie Willett, Richard Morrison, David Mackenzie

and Marianne Albury-Colless), Geoff Pryor,

Jack Waterford and architect John Mitchell                  


MCH members $7

Concession (Government Support) and full-time students $12

Non-members $15.00


NEW SPEAKER – David Thodey for 20th Manning Clark Lecture 2019 Tuesday 12 March at 6.30pm Lecture Theatre, Cultural Centre, Kambri Precinct, ANU


Unfortunately Dr Ken Henry is no longer available to deliver this year’s lecture,

however the Manning Clark House Committee is pleased to host

 David Thodey AO

 who will speak about what needs to be done to keep Australia liveable in the next fifty years. There will be a Q&A session following the address.

David Thodey is an experienced business leader focussed on innovation, technology and telecommunications. He is Chair of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and JobsNSW, as well as holding several other board and advisory roles. Mr Thodey is currently also leading the independent Review of the Australian Public Service. Prior to these appointments Mr Thodey had a successful career as the CEO of Telstra and of IBM in Australia and New Zealand.

MCH members $25; MCH concession members $15; concession

(Government Support) and full-time students $20; non-MCH members $30


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