The Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion

Date: Thursday 26 Jul 2018
Time: 11:45am to 2:30pm 

Zinc at Federation Square, Swanston Street & Flinders Street

We are delighted to announce that bookings for DCA’s Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity and Inclusion, are now open.

Diversity Council Australia Anna McPhee Memorial Oration on Diversity & Inclusion. Thursday 26 July The Oration will be given by The Hon Julia Gillard AC proudly sponsored by Lendlease #DCAOration (with photo of Julia Gillard)

Renamed in memory of the late Anna McPhee, DCA’s former Chair and lifetime advocate for diversity and equal opportunity, this year’s Oration will be delivered by the Hon. Julia Gillard AC who will share her vision for mental health to inspire Australians to foster more inclusive workplaces and communities.

Former Prime Minister the Hon Julia Gillard AC is Chair of beyondblue, having been a board member since December 2014. She also serves as Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, a leading organization dedicated to expanding access to quality education worldwide. Ms Gillard is a non-resident Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution in Washington and an Honorary Professor at the University of Adelaide. Ms Gillard serves as Patron of CAMFED, the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and the Aim for the Stars Foundation, and is also on the Board of Governors of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia.

Head shots of Sam Mostyn, Ian Hickie, Georgie Harman, Dale Connor & Sonia Gangi

Joining event emcee Sam Mostyn on stage for a moderated panel conversation is an impressive line-up including:

  • Professor Ian Hickie AM, Co-Director, Health and Policy, Brain and Mind Centre, The University of Sydney
  • Georgie Harman, CEO, beyondblue
  • Dale Connor, CEO Building Australia, Lendlease 
  • Sonia Gangi, Registered Nurse working for the Victorian public health sector


DCA sincerely thanks Lendlease for its support in making this event possible.