The Berenice and Ken Buckley Dinner 2010 (ADVERTISEMENT)

Thu Aug 05 2010

Members are invited to attend the Berenice and Ken Buckley Dinner 2010 - A fundraiser for the NSW Council for Civil Liberties - on Wednesday, 25 August at 6.30pm for 7.00pm at the Marigold Restaurant, 683 George Street, Sydney. The keynote address is titled Humans being Human, and will be delivered by Phillip Adams AO. The master of ceremonies will be Rob McHugh.

Broadcaster, filmmaker, author, archaeologist and social commentator Phillip Adams was elected one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures in the inaugural poll conducted by the National Trust in 2006.

For over 50 years his columns have provoked discussion and outrage. He is the author of over 20 books, the most recent of which is ‘Adams Verses God: The Rematch. Adams played a key role in the establishment of many important bodies including the Australia Council and the Australian Film Commission. Descibed by Robert Manne as "the most remarkable broadcaster in the history of this country", his Late Night Live is Australia’s most successful "podcast". He’s chaired Film Australia, the Australian Film Institute, the Commission for the Future and the National Australia Day Council - and chairs the advisory board of the Centre for the Mind at Sydney University and The Australian Centre for Social Innovation. His honours include two Orders of Australia, the Human Rights Medal and four Honorary Doctorates.

Cost excluding drinks:

NSW Council for Civil Liberties members: $90 Non-members: $100 Table of 10: $900 For more information, download a flyer>

18 August 2010

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