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Apologising for the past

Thursday 9 May 2013, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Entry 3, La Trobe St
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Five years after Prime Minister Rudd apologised to Australia’s Indigenous people, and three years after the apology to forgotten Australians and former child migrants, what is the role of apologies in how nations deal with the past?

Join us for this discussion with Professor Emerita Marian Quartly (Monash University), Dr Miranda Johnson (University of Sydney) and Dr Roland Burke (La Trobe University).