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A Conversation with David Gonski

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Sally Warhaft chats with David Gonski for the Fifth Estate

The name Gonski has long been known and respected in business, arts and philanthropic circles. David Gonski AC is a former chairman of the Australia Council, and chairman of ANZ Banking Group, Coca-Cola Amatil and the Sydney Theatre Company. But when he released his Rudd Government-commissioned report into school funding in 2011, Gonski became a household name across Australia.

In this rare, intimate glimpse into the life of one of Australia’s most successful people, Gonski discusses his book I Gave a Gonski, Selected Speeches – as well as his ideas on sharing, philanthropy, the life changing experience of education and the dangers of 'short-termism'.

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