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Challenges for a settled society in a Post COVID19 era with 10%+ unemployment
June 25 @ 19:30 - 21:00 AESTFree
Join Simon McKeon AO in conversation with Dr Paul Tonson of Humanists Victoria regarding the implications of a future presenting many difficulties, especially for those at the bottom of society’s pecking order.
Bio: Simon is an Australian lawyer, philanthropist and yachtsman. He brings his experience as a senior executive at Macquarie Group and in public service roles as President of the Australian Takeovers Panel, Chairman of CSIRO, AMP and MYOB, and a Director of NAB and Rio Tinto. His roles in the not for profit sector include Chair of MS Research Australia, Independent Schools Victoria, Summer Housing and In2Science. For over ten years, Simon successfully skippered Australia’s Little America’s Cup defence, achieving sailing speed records. He was the 2011 Australian of the Year and is currently Chancellor of Monash University. (More information)
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