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The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC. It celebrates and pays tribute to Eddie Mabo and the landmark High Court decision which legally recognised that Indigenous people had a special relationship to the land that existed prior to colonisation.
In 2019 the Oration featured Gamilaroi man and founder of @IndigenousX Luke Pearson as Orator and Torres Strait Islander woman Rhianna Patrick as host.
In this Oration, Luke discusses First Nations media representation in Australia and the role of current and future generations to tell their own stories in their words.
- Orator Luke Pearson
- Host Rhianna Patrick
Digital Stage The Mabo Oration (2017)Watch NowDigital Stage
The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC.
Apology 2024Watch NowConcert Hall Foyer, QPAC
Remembering the impact of past government policies of forced child removal and Indigenous assimilation and of an important moment in the country’s history.
‘I Remember it Well’ with Dame Judi DenchRent NowDigital Stage
Join Dame Judi Dench and her friend Gyles Brandreth on a roller-coaster trip down memory lane.
A Night In with Stephen Fry: TroyRent NowDigital Stage
Join one of Britain’s best-loved celebrities at the fireside to hear the greatest story ever told.
Dame Sheila Hancock: Old RageRent NowDigital Stage
Join Dame Sheila Hancock as she opens up about her ninth decade.
Capricorn by Aidan RowlingsonRent NowDigital Stage
Sam and Ally are doomed and we have front-row seats to the end of their fractured relationship.
Changing the ConversationWatch NowDigital Stage
Explore the 2023 Changing the Conversation series – featuring thought-provoking discussions on multiculturalism with leading voices from various fields.
London Symphony Orchestra In Conversation with Sir Simon RattleWatch NowDigital Stage
Join London Symphony Orchestra Music Director conductor, Sir Simon Rattle in conversation with Martin Buzacott.