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Late Nights at the Barracks: Understanding the Voice

Where
Hyde Park Barracks
Hyde Park Barracks
Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Forecourt
When

Wednesdays, 5pm to 9pm Wednesday 26 February 2020 to Wednesday 11 March 2020

In this series of powerful orations, 3 leading Aboriginal voices discuss the Uluru Statement from the Heart, the Voice to Parliament, the process of Makarrata or truth-telling and healing, and the ways we can move forward as a nation.

The series will be chaired by pre-eminent lawyer and Indigenous rights advocate Danny Gilbert AM, co-founder and managing partner of Gilbert + Tobin.

Visitors will enjoy the opportunity to experience untitled (maraong manaóuwi) as the sun sets, alongside live music, an artist talk by Jonathan Jones, food and a pop-up Brix rum bar. Tickets can also be purchased to discover the Hyde Park Barracks after dark.

5pm – Guests arrive 5.30pm to 6pm – Jonathan Jones talk 6.30pm to 7.30pm – Oration 7.30pm to 8.30pm – Musical performance 8.30-9.00pm – Artwork viewing 9.00pm – Event close

Wednesday 26 February, 5pm–9pm Professor Marcia Langton AM is a Yiman and Bidjara researcher and academic of political and legal anthropology, Indigenous agreements and engagement with the minerals industry, and Indigenous culture and art. She is Associate Provost at the University of Melbourne.

Live music by Eric Avery, Ngiyampaa, Yuin, Bandjalang and Gumbangirr composer and violinist.

Wednesday 4 March, 5pm–9pm Professor Larissa Behrendt is a Eualeyai/Kamillaroi barrister and award-winning author. She is the Professor of Law and Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology Sydney.

Live music by Leah Flanagan, Alyawarre singer-songwriter.

Wednesday 11 March, 5pm–9pm Professor Megan Davis is a Cobble Cobble constitutional lawyer who researches in public law and public international law. She worked closely on the Uluru Statement from the Heart and is the Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

Live music to be confirmed.

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