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2022 Address Programme

The 2022 Lunchtime address programme is about to restart, after a few  problems with COVID-19 restrictions. These have now eased and we are looking at getting back to regular addresses.

The first of the addresses, on TUESDSAY 19th July,  was by His Excellency the Ukranian Ambassador. Copies of his address  can be obtained from the Secretary.

As usual, talks will be held at ANZAC House, 4 Collins St, Melbourne. Tea and coffee willl be available from noon with the talk commencing at 12.30 hrs. 

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JULY 19th 2022

HE Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia

Copies of this talk are available from the Secretary, either by DVD or via Dropbox.



TOPIC: The War Game: Australian war leadership from Gallipoli to Iraq


Thursday 29th September 2022 at 1200 for 1230

ANZAC House , 4 Collins St, Melbourne


TOPIC: Australia and East Timor.

Professor Damien Kingsbury was the Director of the Master of International and Community Development Course, held a Personal Chair and was Professor of International Politics until he retired from Deakin at the end of 2020.

Damien is Deputy-Chair of the Balibo House Trust, a small NGO operating in Timor-Leste, where he has worked extensively since the mid-1990s, and was a board member with the Australia Myanmar Institute. Damien coordinated the largest international observer group to Timor-Leste’s 1999 ballot for independence, and to Timor-Leste’s elections in 2007, 2012, 2017 and 2018, and to Myanmar's elections in 2015.

He was adviser to the Aceh peace talks, which ended three decades of separatist war with a democratic outcome and has advised the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on its recent peace agreement and in 2013 brokered a peace agreement between warring factions in the northeast of India.

He has published more than two dozen books on political and security matters, more recently focusing on global issues and is a regular national and international media commentator on international affairs, including his weekly ‘What in the World'  on ABC Victoria.


Copies of all Addresses are available to members through the library. As some Addresses are sensitive, they are not all listed on the Resource Centre webpage. Please contact the librarian if you wish access.

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