To mark the 20th Biennale of Sydney, Freeman organised a public conversation at the Art Gallery of New South Wales between the Ethics Centre’s Simon Longstaff and Derek Matravers, who was visiting from Cambridge.
The Governor-General’s Prize, of which Freeman is director, marked the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta through its 2015 essay competition, the Prize for which was awarded by Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove at a reception held at Government House, Canberra, on 9 March, 2016.
Freeman organises for Jonathan Lear, Director of the Neubauer Collegium at the University of Chicago, to visit Sydney and work with Noel Pearson, and for the two of them to participate in a public conversation as part of the Sydney Ideas series at the University of Sydney.
- To read a report about the event, click here.
- To read Freeman’s opening remarks at the event, click here.
Ken Wyatt tables the Final Report of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the House of Representatives. The report discusses Freeman and Leeser’s proposal for an Australian Declaration of Recognition.
Melbourne University Publishing announces that it will publish The Forgotten People, a collection of essays about liberal and conservative approaches to recognising indigenous peoples, to be edited by Freeman and Cape York Institute’s Shireen Morris.