Melbourne knowledge week
Melbourne Knowledge Week

Long table: What is the future of democracy in Australia?

Friday 24 May, 2pm - 5.30pm

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Take a seat at the table to ask the big question - what is the future of democracy in Australia?

Join friends and foes for an intimate discussion around the long table in the Hub to delve into our democratic future. Each hour, hear from three new guest speakers and a moderator as they open the debate and invite audience engagement. The long table is a transformation of the traditional panel format that creates a non-hierarchical and democratic format for participation. Hear new perspectives from artists, activists, innovators and professionals and campaign for your place in the democratic debate.

There will be three sessions for this event featuring the following speakers:

2PM session:

  • Jamie Skella
  • Kathryn Arndt
  • Javaad Alipoor

3PM session:

  • Iain Walker
  • Shannon Loughnane
  • Danielle Wood

4PM session:

  • Skye Riggs
  • Lorraine Tighe
  • Davey Thompson
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Dates and times

Fri 24 May,
2pm — 5.30pm


Meat Market, 3 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Auslan interpretation on request, Wheelchair accessible

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