First Eight Lecture Series with Dr David Headon - Prime Minister Barton

The Chairman of the Britain-Australia Society in conjunction with ANU Australian Studies Institute invite you to our annual "First Eight Lecture" - celebrating the life and times of Australia's very first Prime Minister - Sir Edmund Barton.

Please join Dr David Headon, leading expert on Australia's early Prime Ministers, for this very special event on Thursday 12 May 2022 6.30pm - 8.30pm British Summer Time United Kingdom Time.

About the Lecture

The Australian Studies Institute is proud to support the Britain-Australia Society in delivering the next in this very popular series focusing on Australia's early Prime Ministers. Please join Dr David Headon as he discusses the life and times of Australia's very first Prime Minister - Edmund Barton (1849 - 1920). All guests will receive a complimentary copy of Dr Headon's book - "Edmund Barton - His Own Particular Harvest".

About the Speaker

David Headon is a cultural consultant and historian. Formerly Director of the Centre for Australian Cultural Studies, Cultural Adviser to the National Capital Authority and History and Heritage Adviser for the Centenary of Canberra, he is now a Foundation Fellow at the ANU Australian Studies Institute, a Parliamentary Library Associate and the Canberra Raiders club historian.

The First Eight Project is a collaborative project between the Australian Parliamentary Library, Australian Studies Institute (ANU), National Archives of Australia, National Museum of Australia, and Victorian Parliamentary Library.

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