Wed, 20 Apr

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Centennial Vineyards Restaurant

A Literary Lunch with Wendy McCarthy

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A Literary Lunch with Wendy McCarthy

Time & Location

20 Apr, 12:00 pm

Centennial Vineyards Restaurant, 252 Centennial Rd, Bowral NSW 2576, Australia

About & Ticket Info

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Join us to meet one of Australia’s most influential women: educator, activist and agent of change Wendy McCarthy.

Don’t Be Too Polite, Girls is Wendy’s inspiring memoir, filled with insider stories about being female in Australian public life - as well as a few survival tips! As Wendy has done over decades of feminist activism, it encourages readers to find their voice and listen.

Wendy’s generation changed Australia for good, fighting for women’s education, equal pay, access to contraception, abortion and childcare – their mantra was ‘A woman’s place is in the House and in the Senate’. She played key roles in the ABC, University of Canberra, Women’s Electoral Lobby, National Trust and much more.

Wendy McCarthy AO will be in conversation with our own Jenny Bott AO of Bundanon Trust, Australian Museum, Australian National Academy of Music and Southern Highlands Foundation.

Tickets $55 (includes author talk and one-course lunch)

Tables will be arranged in groups of 10. Those attending in smaller groups will be seated to make up tables of 10. Please let us know if you’d like to sit with a friend.

Covid-safe event: limited tickets available (non-refundable). If you are unwell, please do not attend.