Festival: the Past Matters Festival 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016 19:00 - 19:00
Celebrate Australian Indigenous Culture And Literature at 'The Past Matters Festival' 2016
Friday evening 6 May and all Saturday 7 May 2016
Montsalvat and the Nillumbik Reconciliation Group again invite you to join a gathering of Australia’s best writers, poets, historians, journalists and thinkers as they explore Australia’s Indigenous past and give voice to its present.
Return of the Millennial Generation - young scholars from The University of Melbourne’s Australian Indigenous Studies program discuss 'The Oombulgurri Project', their recently published study of the history and contemporary reality of Oombulgurri, a community in East Kimberley, W.A, coauthored with head of Australian Indigenous Studies, Philip Morrissey.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL AND MUST BE MADE BY WEDNESDAY 4 MAY.
Cost of the full festival (six sessions) includes tea and coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and a glass of wine at the evening reception.
Festival ticket: Adults $45 Concession $30
Single session $15 Concession $10 (single session prices do not include lunch).
The Barn Gallery, Montsalvat, 7 Hillcrest Avenue Eltham