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La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

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The enduring legacy of Burke & Wills

The remarkable story of Burke and Wills and the Victorian Exploring Expedition of 1860–61 continues to inspire Australian artists, writers, filmmakers and historians.

Listen to a panel discuss how Burke and Wills have been portrayed in the arts. The panellists are:

  • Dr Chris McAuliffe, director, Ian Potter Museum of Art
  • Alan Attwood, author
  • Ray Liversidge, poet
  • Dr Anna Clark, chancellor's postdoctoral fellow in public history, University of Technology, Sydney