Image courtesy Inner West City Council Libraries
The Inner West City Council Libraries invite you to join them as they host Michelle Arrow and Nicole Abadee.
The Seventies was the decade that shaped modern Australia. It was the decade of ‘It’s Time’, stagflation and the Dismissal, a tumultuous period of economic and political upheaval. But the Seventies was also the era when the personal became political, when we had a Royal Commission into Human Relationships and when social movements tore down the boundary between public and private life. Women wanted childcare, equal pay, protection from violence and agency to shape their own lives. In the process, the reforms they sought — and achieved, at least in part — reshaped Australia’s culture and rewrote our expectations
Join History Council of NSW member Michelle Arrow, award winning historian and Associate Professor in Modern History (Macquarie University) in conversation with Nicole Abadee. Nicole is the books writer for The Australian Financial Review Magazine and she also writes about books occasionally for Good Weekend. Nicole appears regularly at writers festivals as a facilitator and she also runs a literary consultancy.
This event is free but please register, details can be found below.
When: Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Where: Town Hall Meeting Room Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain NSW
Cost: Free, but registration is essential. Please register here.