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Frank Bongiorno - The Eighties

“Frank Bongiorno has successfully negotiated the minefield of Australia’s political egos to write the definitive account of an inspired, infuriating decade.” – George Megalogenis

Frank Bongiorno got Canberra – and the nation – talking with his last book, The Sex Lives of Australians. Now, the ACT Book of the Year-winning author and associate professor for history at the ANU has dissected that much-loved and maligned decade, the eighties.

Join him and Jack Waterford to reminisce about the America’s Cup, the Bicentenary, rallies for women’s rights and against nuclear weapons, the advent of AIDS, Hawke/Keating – and possibly have a listen to Frank’s own mix tape from that time.

TICKETS: $10 (includes a glass of wine or soft drink)



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