Annual Fundraising Luncheon
The Annual Luncheon is back! After two cancelled luncheons due to the pandemic, we are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our 2022 Annual Fundraising Luncheon to be held at NSW Parliament House on 12 September.
Since 1995, an Annual Luncheon has been held in September at the Strangers’ Dining Room, NSW Parliament House, Sydney with a prestigious woman guest speaker. This Luncheon is the major fundraiser for the Library. All are welcome at the Annual Luncheon and the Library is proud that students from public and private schools across the state attend.
Last year’s guest speaker, online, was Professor Lesley Hughs. Other past speakers include Gill Hicks, Tanya Hosch who spoke about RECOGNISE; The Honourable Quentin Bryce, first female Governor-General; Helen Reddy, singer of the iconic feminist song ‘I am Woman’; Dr Meredith Burgmann, initiator of the Ernie Awards for sexist male comments,and Professor Kerryn Phelps, former President of the Australian Medical Association.
Join us for a stimulating and entertaining afternoon. Please contact the Library for further information or any special requests.
Speaker: Sam Mostyn AO
Title: What, and who, do we care about in Australia in 2022?
Date and place: Monday 12September, 11.45 am for 12.20 pm, NSW Parliament
Sam is an advocate for women in the areas of domestic violence and First Nations women. She says that when a significant proportion of women are on boards, issues such as domestic violence and sexual harassment are brought to attention.
Sam Mostyn brings her considerable expertise and passion to the diverse governance roles she has undertaken in fields ranging from sustainability and climate change to women’s AFL. In 2018, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the ANU in recognition of her work as a pioneer of gender inclusion and equity, and leadership in sustainability and climate change.
Bookings close 26 August and there are no refunds after this date.
Attached is the Annual Luncheon booking form 2022
Annual Luncheon archive
The Annual Luncheon archive shows the guest speakers and their topics from 1995 to 2016.