Sally Warhaft on the Speeches that Made Australia
The broadcaster, former Monthly editor and indomitable host of our Fifth Estate events series takes her distinctive brand of political and cultural savvy to the new Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka. In this superbly suitable setting, Sally talks about her edited collection, Well May We Say: The Speeches that Made Australia, with M.A.D.E’s inaugural director Jane Smith.
Sally Warhaft is a Melbourne broadcaster, anthropologist and writer. She is the host of The Fifth Estate, the Wheeler Centre’s live series focusing on journalism, politics, media, and international relations, and The Leap Year, a Wheeler Centre podcast about Australians' lives in the fog of the Covid-19 pandemic. She is a former editor of the Monthly magazine and the author of the bestselling book Well May We Say: The Speeches that Made Australia.
Sally is a regular host and commentator on ABC radio and has a PhD in anthropology. She did her fieldwork in Mumbai, India, living by the seashore with the local fishing community.
Jane Smith is inaugural Director of M.A.D.E (Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka) which opens on 4 May 2013 in Ballarat.