Don Chipp Foundation: Silencing Dissent

Event date: 
28 Jun 2007 (All day)

How much diversity of opinion does a democracy need? Is Australia's current political climate conducive to democtratic debate? How do NGO's and political advocates make themselves heard?

The panel includes:

  • Dr Sarah Madison, Senior Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW
  • David Marr, Journalist & Author SMH and ABC
  • David Bernie, Barrister and Vice-President NSW Council for Civil Liberties

and will be chaired by:

  • Senator Lyn Allison, Leader of the Australian Democrats