NEW EVENT! Author's talk with MARY DELAHUNTY, a Monash WORDFEST event
17 June 2011
7-8PM at MGA
FREE event but bookings preferred 03 8544 0500
Join the Honorable MARY DELAHUNTY as part of WORDFEST 2011.
MARY DELAHUNTY is best known for leading ABC TV News and current affairs programs, the 7.30 Report and Four Corners. She has also received Australia's most prestigious award in journalism, a Gold Walkley, for her international Four Corners work. Whilst a Victorian Government Minister in senior portfolios with a strong record of participation in civic affairs she was Victoria's longest serving Arts Minister from 1999-2006.
MARY DELAHUNTY manages her own consultancy company, is a Director of several Not-For-Profit Boards: • Centre for Advanced Journalism, Melbourne University • Melbourne Recital Centre • Harold Mitchell Foundation • Elisabeth Murdoch Sculpture Foundation and is the Chair of Orchestra Victoria.
She has established a philanthropic residential Writer's Retreat in the Macedon Ranges, [email protected] in partnership with the Victorian Writers' Centre.
Her first book Public Life: Private Grief was published in Spring 2010. In March 2011 Mary was appointed National Director of the new cultural start-up company Writing Australia Ltd.