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Paul Keating


The Wheeler Centre is proud to announce the prime ministerial event we had to have. In this very special Sunday event, Paul Keating will be in conversation with Robert Manne to coincide with the publication of his post-prime ministerial speeches. From art and architecture to history and music, from economics and politics to his continuing vision for a better Australia, this event and the book promise to be as full of the flair and turn of phrase as you’d expect from our most quotable public figure.

Paul Keating will be in conversation with Robert Manne.


Robert Manne

Robert Manne’s many books include Making Trouble and The Words That Made Australia (as co-editor). He is the author of three Quarterly Essays, In Denial, Sending Them Home and Bad News. He is a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at La Trobe University. ... Read more

Paul Keating

Paul Keating was prime minister of Australia from 1991 to 1996. Keating became prime minister in December 1991 and led the ALP to an historic fifth term of Government in March 1993. As prime minister, he continued his progressive reform program, which included the establishment of a National Trainin... Read more


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