Annual Lecture

Each year, the History Council of Victoria presents a public lecture that shares fresh thinking and new evidence on an historical topic.

In 2021, Dr Carolyn Holbrook explored power and sentiment in the Australian Federation, with a lecture entitled:

‘I don’t hold a hose, mate’: Power and sentiment in the Australian Federation


Click HERE to read about the previous lectures presented since 2004 by the History Council of Victoria. 

The 17th Annual Lecture was presented on 8 October 2020 by Associate Professor Ruth Morgan of the Australian National University.

Further listening: Michael Mackenzie interviewed Ruth Morgan for Life Matters on ABC Radio National, 6 October 2020.