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50 Lives Touched by Don Dunstan

Savvas, Michael

Single X Publications, Glenside, 1999 Trove reference

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Aboriginal Community Government: A Report

Dunstan, Don

SA State Aboriginal Affairs, Adelaide, 1989 Trove reference

Adelaide Zero Project | Functional Zero Street Homelessness

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Adelaide Zero Project 2019 Community Briefing Presentation Slides: David Pearson

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Adelaide Zero Project 2019 Community Briefing Presentation Slides: Ian Cox

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Adelaide Zero Project Connections Week Results: 2018

During Connections Week 2018, dedicated workers and volunteers across Adelaide engaged with 143 people sleeping rough in the Adelaide...

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Adelaide Zero Project Connections Week Results: 2019

During Connections Week 2019, 280 dedicated workers and volunteers across Adelaide engaged with 119 people sleeping rough in the...

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Adelaide Zero Project: Dame Louise Casey talks about Adelaide’s role in the global effort to end homelessness

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Adelaide Zero Project: Discussion Paper

In 2016 Rosanne Haggerty delivered a powerful presentation to the Don Dunstan Foundation’s Homelessness Conference. She challenged us all to...

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Adelaide Zero Project: Implementation Plan

The Adelaide Zero Project Implementation Plan sets out the next steps in the development of the project, the timeline...

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Adelaide Zero Project: Implementation Plan Summary

The Adelaide Zero Project Implementation Plan sets out the next steps in the development of the project. Read the...

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AdMental 2017 Wellbeing

Pitch by Welbourn O’Brien

AdMental 2017 Wellbeing

Pitch by Black Sheep Advertising

Admental 2017 Wellbeing

Watch the 2017 livestream.

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AdMental 2018 Supporting Emergency Workers

Watch the pitch presented by Floodlight Media.

AdMental 2018 Supporting Emergency Workers

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Admental 2018 Supporting Emergency Workers

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Aligned Housing Research Report

The Aligned Housing Research Report has been prepared for the Adelaide Zero Project as part of the work of...

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Allyson Hewitt | Social Capital Oration

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Watch Allyson Hewitt’s public oration on the theme of Social Capital

Australia and the Nuclear Future

Dunstan, Don

University of Queensland Press, Toowong, c. 1980 Trove reference

Australia, A Personal View: The Dunstan Documentaries

Dunstan, Don

Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, 1971 Trove reference

Collective Impact

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David Rathman Transcript from 13th Annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration. ‘Storytelling: Culture, Truth-telling and the Arts’

Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.

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David Rathman’s Speech | 13th Annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2019

Watch David Rathman’s Speech at the 13th Annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2019

Don Dunstan Oral History Collection

The Don Dunstan Oral History Collection is a result of a collaboration between the Don Dunstan Foundation and Flinders...

Don Dunstan Oration 1998 Don Dunstan AC QC

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Don Dunstan Oration 1999 Professor Mary O’Kane

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Don Dunstan Oration 2005 Dr Peter Shergold AM

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Don Dunstan Oration 2006 The Hon. Kim Beazley MP

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Don Dunstan Oration 2008 Dr Simon Longstaff

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Don Dunstan Oration 2009 Terry Moran AO

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Don Dunstan Oration 2010 Professor Jennifer Westacott

Future and Focus of the South Australian Public Sector

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Don Dunstan Oration 2011 The Hon. Jay Weatherill

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Don Dunstan Oration 2012 Raymond Spencer

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Don Dunstan Oration 2013 Annabel Crabb

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Don Dunstan Oration 2014 Greg Combet

Oration | Part 1

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Don Dunstan Oration 2014 Greg Combet

Oration | Part 2

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Don Dunstan Oration 2015 The Hon. Catherine Branson QC

A Leader in the Struggle for Justice

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Don Dunstan Oration 2016 The Hon. Barry Jones AC

The Courage Party? Climbing out of the political abyss.

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Don Dunstan Oration 2017 Dame Louise Casey

Working Together to End Homelessness

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Don Dunstan Oration 2018 Katrina Dunn

Building a New Civilization of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment and Zero Net Carbon Emissions : Ushering in A World of Three Zeroes through Social Business

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Don Dunstan Oration 2018 Katrina Dunn

Building a New Civilization of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment and Zero Net Carbon Emissions : Ushering in A World of Three Zeroes through Social Business

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Don Dunstan Oration 2018 Katrina Dunn

Building a New Civilization of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment and Zero Net Carbon Emissions : Ushering in A World of Three Zeroes through Social Business

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Don Dunstan Speeches 1972 John Curtin Memorial Lecture

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John Curtin Memorial Lecture: Curtin, Australia and Now Presented by Don Dunstan in Canberra on 20 October 1972

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Don Dunstan Speeches 1978 Calwell Lecture

1978 A.A. Calwell Memorial Lecture

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Don Dunstan used a speech in Melbourne on 24 July  1978 to announce that his government would legislate for...

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Don Dunstan Speeches 1979 Parameters of Government

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Published in Australian Journal of Public Administration

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Don Dunstan Speeches 1998 IPPA Conference

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Don Dunstan speaking on Public Administration at the 1998 IPAA Conference

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Don Dunstan Speeches 1998 Whitlam Oration

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Don Dunstan, 1926-1999: A Labor Herald Tribute

Orr, Gary

Labor Herald, Barton, 1999 Trove reference

Don Dunstan, Politics and Passion: Selected Essays from the Adelaide Review

Spoehr, John (ed)

Bookends Books, Adelaide, 2000 Trove reference

Don Dunstan: Intimacy and Liberty: A Political Biography

Hodge, Dino

Wakefield Press, Kent Town, 2014 Trove reference

Don Dunstan: The first 25 years in Parliament

Yeeles, Richard

Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1978 Trove reference

Don Dunstan’s Australia

Featherstone, Julia

Rigby, Adelaide, 1978 Trove reference

Dr Guy Turnbull | Driving on Purpose

Driving on Purpose.

Keynote address at the 2018 Adelaide Festival of Ideas

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Dr Vic Strecher | Creative Communications Workshop

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Dr Vic Strecher | Final Report

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Dr Vic Strecher | Thinker’s Oration Part 1

Making Meaning: Getting to the Purpose

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Don Dunstan Foundation Executive Director, David Pearson provides a brief background to the concept of a purpose economy and...

Dr Vic Strecher | Thinker’s Oration Part 2

Making Meaning: Getting to the Purpose

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Dr Vic Strecher discusses the importance of purpose, exploring how, by exploring what matters most individuals and organisations can...

Dr Vic Strecher | Thinker’s Oration Part 3

Making Meaning: Getting to the Purpose

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Q&A and Vote of Thanks

Dr Vic Strecher | Unlocking Data Workshop

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During his work at HealthMedia Inc, Vic improved data sharing by creating a centralised database used across Northern America....

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Dr Vic Strecher | Unlocking Data Workshop

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During his work at HealthMedia Inc, Vic improved data sharing by creating a centralised database used across Northern America....

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Dunstan Dialogue 2017 Dr David Stoesz

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Dr Stoesz joined Carnegie Mellon University – Australia as its inaugural Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Applied Public Policy.

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Dunstan Dialogue 2017 Dr Helen Szoke

Gender, Human Rights and the Private Sector

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Dr Helen Szoke, CEO of Oxfam Australia spoke about the work Oxfam is doing in this area, advocating with...

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Dunstan Dialogue 2017 Jake Maguire

Scaling Social Impact

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Dunstan Dialogue 2018 Brenton Caffin

Creating a Culture of Experimentation: A global perspective

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Dunstan Dialogue 2018 Noel Pearson

Aboriginal Economic Empowerment and Growing the Aboriginal Business Sector

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Dunstan Papers 2006 | Affordable Housing in Australia: Problems and Options (Issue 3 & 4)

Affordable Housing in Australia: Problems and Options (Issue 3 & 4) Disney, J. Berry, M. Howe, B and Pocock,...

Dunstan Papers 2006 | Equal Opportunity at Home and Abroad

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Disney, Julian

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Dunstan Papers 2006 | Reflections on Don Dunstan’s Cultural and Culinary Journey

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Strawhan, Peter

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Dunstan Papers 2007 | Corporate Social Responsibility

Issue 1

Key Issues and Debates

Broomhill, Ray

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Dunstan Papers 2007 | Financing Infrastructure in the 21st Century

The Long Term Impact of Public Private Partnerships in Britain and Australia

Issue 2

Whitfield, Dexter

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Dunstan Papers 2008 | Equity Works

Achieving the target of 2% Aboriginal Employment in the South Australian Public Sector – Summary Report (Issue 1)

Issue 1

Barnett, K. Spoehr, J. Parnis, E.

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Dunstan Papers 2016 | Nordic Policy Lessons for Australia

Andrew Scott

November 2016

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Dunstan Papers 2016 | Roads to Ruin, Pathways to Prosperity

John Spoehr

December 2016

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Felicia: The Political Memoirs of Don Dunstan

Dunstan, Don

Macmillan, Melbourne, 1981 Trove reference

Functional Zero Flow

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Homelessness Conference 2014 Cameron Parsell

Towards New Models for the 21st Century

Street Outreach, Housing and Supportive Housing

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Homelessness Conference 2014 Chris Chamberlain

Towards New Models for the 21st Century

Evaluation of Melbourne Street to Home

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Homelessness Conference 2014 Rosanna Scutella

Towards New Models for the 21st Century

Housing Markets and Individual Risks of Homelessness

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Homelessness Conference 2014 Sharon Parkinson

Towards New Models for the 21st Century

What can we learn from Journeys to Social Inclusion (J2SI)?

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Homelessness Conference 2014 Shelley Mallett

Towards New Models for the 21st Century

Homelessness Policies for the 21st Century

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Homelessness Conference 2015 Paul Smyth

Valuing the Homelessness Sector – Humanity, Productivity and Building Futures

Phoenix Rising:  Renewing the Voluntary Sector in Australia

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Homelessness Conference 2015 Senator Jan McLucas

Valuing the Homelessness Sector–Humanity, Productivity and Building Futures

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Address from the Federal Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness

Homelessness Conference 2015 Senator Jan McLucas

Valuing the Homelessness Sector–Humanity, Productivity and Building Futures

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Address from the Federal Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness

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Homelessness Conference 2016 Rosanne Haggerty

Home is where the heart is: Building hope for mental health and recovery

Homelessness is not the problem

View Rosanne Haggerty speaking about the challenges of addressing homelessness.

Human Rights Oration 2003

Mr Julian Burnside QC

Squandering the Legacy

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Human Rights Oration 2005

Professor Martha Nussbaum

Global Justice and Human Development | Part 1

 

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Human Rights Oration 2005

Professor Martha Nussbaum

Global Justice and Human Development | Part 2

 

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Human Rights Oration 2005

Professor Martha Nussbaum

Global Justice and Human Development | Part 3

 

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Human Rights Oration 2005

Joe Rafalowicz

 

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Human Rights Oration 2006

Professor Larissa Behrendt

Reclaiming the Human Rights Vision: A Pathway for Reconciliation

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Human Rights Oration 2007

Mr Tom Calma

Can the end ever justify the means?

Achieving equality for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples & the Northern Territory intervention

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Human Rights Oration 2008

The Hon. Catherine Branson QC

Envisaging a Fairer Australia: Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday

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Human Rights Oration 2012

Professor the Hon. Gareth Evans AC QC

Law, Justice and Mass Atrocity Crimes

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Human Rights Oration 2012

Professor Dennis Altman AM FASSA

From Drowning to Celebration

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Labor History Lectures 2014 Professor Philip Payton

1848 & All That: The Cornish Radical Traditions and the Emergence of Labor in South Australia

1848 & All That: The Cornish Radical Traditions and the Emergence of Labor in South Australia (Tuesday 6 May...

Labor History Lectures 2016 Professor Philip Payton

John Verran’s Labor Government In South Australia

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A world first by Professor Payton (Wednesday 4 May 2016) This is the third in the series of the...

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Learn more about By-Name lists and Functional Zero

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2007 Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue

Black and White Together, We Shall Overcome, Some Day

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue, who...

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2008 The Rev Tim Costello

The Journey is Healing: How we go forward after ‘Sorry’

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2009 Dr Jackie Huggins AM

Bringing black and white Australians together
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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.  

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2009 The Hon Fred Chaney AO

Bringing black and white Australians together
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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2010 Mr Ray Martin AM

Walking together on the Journey of Healing

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.  

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2011 The Hon Paul Keating

Lowitja O’Donoghue and Native Title: Leadership pointing the way to identity, inclusion and justice.

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.  

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2012 The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

Constitutions, interventions and other melancholy takes

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2013 Ms Olga Havnen

Healing the Fault Lines: uniting politicians, bureaucrats and NGOs for improved outcomes in Aboriginal Health

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.  

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2014 Professor Patrick Dodson

Rights, Recognition and Reconciliation

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2014 Professor Patrick Dodson

Rights, Recognition and Reconciliation

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2016 The Hon. Rev. Dr Lynn Arnold AO

Lingua Nullius: A Retrospect & Prospect about Australia’s First Languages.

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the annual Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.  

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2017 Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO

Aboriginal Land: Seeking a Place at the Table 

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.

Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2017 Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO

Aboriginal Land: Seeking a Place at the Table

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration, named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue.  

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2018 Noel Pearson

The Uluru Statement from the Heart: One Year On

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue. One year...

Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2018 Noel Pearson

The Uluru Statement from the Heart: One Year On

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue. One year...

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2018 Noel Pearson

The Uluru Statement from the Heart: One Year On

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Each year the Don Dunstan Foundation presents the Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration named in honour of Dr O’Donoghue. One year...

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2012 The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG

Constitutions, interventions and other melancholy takes

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2015 Professor Marcia Langton

Freedom Songs: The Unfinished Business of the 1967 Referendum – Part 1

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2015 Professor Marcia Langton

Freedom Songs: The Unfinished Business of the 1967 Referendum – Part 2

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration 2015 Professor Marcia Langton

Freedom Songs: The Unfinished Business of the 1967 Referendum – Part 1

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Mental Health: Exploring Collaborative Community Reform in South Australia

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This report identifies and explores the community mental health sector priorities for reform, identifies current barriers to the provision...

Mental Health: Exploring Collaborative Community Reform in South Australia

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This report identifies and explores the community mental health sector priorities for reform, identifies current barriers to the provision of...

New Research Offers Clearer Pathway for Mental Healthcare Reform in SA

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Playford to Dunstan

Blewett, N & Jaensch, D.

Cheshire Publishing Ltd, Melbourne, 1971 Trove reference

Social Change Guide 2018

The 2018 Social Change Guide to the Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival gives an overview of shows with a...

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Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Our strategic priorities are set out in our current Strategic Plan.

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The accountability of the press

Dunstan, Don

Australian Labor Party, Kooyong, c1981 Trove reference

The Dunstan Decade

Parkin, A. & Patience, A. (eds)

Longman Cheshire Pty. Ltd, Melbourne, 1981 Trove reference

Thinker in Residence: Martin Elbourne Report – Reverb

Reverb: Adelaide’s live music movement The Future of Live Music in South Australia

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Thinkers in Residence: Social Capital Residencies Launch

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Unmasking Austerity – ePUB Opposition and Alternatives in Europe and North America

Dexter Whitfield (2014) Unmasking Austerity: Opposition and Alternatives in Europe and North America exposes how austerity policies have fuelled...

Unmasking Austerity Forum 2014

The Age of Disentitlement – Panel Discussion

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Unmasking Austerity Forum 2014

The Age of Disentitlement: Household Impacts of the Federal Budget

Professor Peter Whiteford Presentation Slides

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Unmasking Austerity Forum 2014

The ‘great recession’in the Baltic state, the myth of ‘successful’ austerity and its wider lessons

Charles Woolfson Presentation Slides

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Unmasking Austerity Forum 2014

Effects of Austerity measures in Australia and around the world

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18 February 2014 Professors John Quiggin, Jamie Peck, Dexter Whitfield and John Spoehr provide insights into the effects of...

Unmasking Austerity Forum 2014

Unmasking Austerity: The ‘great recession’in the Baltic state, the myth of ‘successful’ austerity and its wider lessons

Charles Woolfson Video

24 June 2014 Professor Charles Woolfson delivers a seminar paper based upon some of the themes in a his book,...

Unmasking Austerity Forum 2014

The Age of Disentitlement: Household Impacts of the Federal Budget

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10 October 2014 After methodical analysis of the recent Federal budget’s impact, Professor Peter Whiteford from the Crawford School...

Unmasking Austerity Reports 2013

Opposing Austerity: Organising and Action Strategies

Dexter Whitfield December 2013

Austerity policies have fuelled the fire of recession rather than stimulated growth. As a consequence nearly 5.5 million young...

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Unmasking Austerity Reports 2013

Unmasking Austerity: Lessons for Australia

Dexter Whitfield August 2013

Austerity policies have fuelled the fire of recession rather than stimulated growth. As a consequence nearly 5.5 million young...

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Who is the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals?

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July 2018 Presented at the Co-operatives Forum: Opportunities for Care Services