[ASC-list] Science and the media - a special evening with the ABC Chair

Kylie Walker Kylie.Walker at science.org.au
Mon Jun 17 23:55:57 UTC 2013

Dear friends,

You are invited to attend a special address at the Australian Academy of Science's Shine Dome by Australian Broadcasting Corporation Chair, the Hon. Jim Spigelman AC QC.

Science in the Media
Jim Spigelman AC QC

James Spigelman was the Chief Justice and Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales from 1998 to 2011. Between 1980 and 1998 he practised as a barrister in Sydney and was appointed QC in 1986. Between 1972 and 1976 he served as Senior Adviser and Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of Australia and as Permanent Secretary of the Commonwealth Government's Department of the Media. From 1976 to 1979 he was a member of Australian Law Reform Commission.

Mr Spigelman has served on the Boards and as Chair of a number of cultural and educational institutions including: Chair of the National Library of Australia between 2010 and 2012, Member of the Board of the Australian Film Finance Corporation between 1988 and 1992 (Chairman between 1990 and 1992), Member of the Board of the Art Gallery of New South Wales between 1980 and 1988 (Deputy Chairman between 1983 and 1988) and as President of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences between 1995 and 1998. He was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for services to law and to the community in bringing about changes in attitudes to the administration of justice for a more fair and equitable society, and to the support of visual arts.

Tuesday 25 June 2013 | 6.00 - 7.30PM

Refreshments from 6:00PM
Talk from 6.30PM

Free entry and parking


To book tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com.au/event/6502562339#<http://www.eventbrite.com.au/event/6502562339>

Kind regards,

Communications Team
Australian Academy of Science


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