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Sunday, August 26 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Girt by Mystery: Bringing Australian History to Life

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What do we really know about Australia's past? Join two authors who write about the place, the people and the events that made our nation great. David Hunt reveals "the strange, the ridiculous and the frankly bizarre" beginnings of our nation (not to mention a gang of Jewish bushrangers) and Sarah Goldman argues that Caroline Chisholm is distinguished for her support of immigration to Australia.

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Rachael Kohn

Dr Rachael Kohn is known around Australia for her 25 years of making ABC programs on religion, including TV and Radio documentaries, and particularly on Jewish themes, from Holocaust remembrance to archaeology in Israel. She taught Jewish studies at the University of Sydney, was the... Read More →

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Sarah Goldman

Sarah has spent most of her life as a journalist. Initially working for newspapers in Sydney and London, she later transferred to television with the BBC. Back in Australia, Sarah continued as a producer for both commercial and ABC television news in Sydney and Melbourne. Much of... Read More →
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David Hunt

David Hunt is the bestselling author of Girt and True Girt, the first two volumes in his unauthorised history of Australia. Girt won the 2014 Indie Award for Non-Fiction and True Girt was shortlisted for Audiobook of the Year at the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards and the 2017... Read More →


Sunday August 26, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm PDT
Theatrette Waverley Library 32/48 Denison St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022, Australia

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