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Dr David Headon – Cultural Consultant & Historian – “Forgotten Federation Fathers”

March 24, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Dr David Headon is a cultural consultant and historian.  Formerly Director of the Centre for Australian

Cultural Studies (1994-2004), Cultural Adviser to the National Capital Authority (2000-2007), History and Heritage Adviser for the Centenary of Canberra (2008-13) and an Adviser to Senator Kate Lundy (2008-15), he is now a Foundation Fellow in the Australian Studies Institute (Research School of Humanities and the Arts, ANU), a Parliamentary Library Associate, an Associate of the National Museum of Australia and the Canberra Raiders RL Club historian.


Dr Headon is a regular commentator on cultural, political and social issues on ABC radio (regional and national).  From 2008 to 2015, he presented a series of segments for ABC TV’s 7.30 Report on Canberra’s rich vein of Centenary/Federation history.  In 2001, David was awarded the Centenary Medal and in 2018 he began a series of annual lectures at the Australian High Commission, London, on Australia’s ‘First Eight’ Prime Ministers.

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March 24, 2020
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


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