Newington College

Public Program

Everyone is welcome

We offer a popular evening public lecture series, exploring a wide range of issues from a variety of perspectives, continuing in the tradition of public discourse around ethical issues for which Newington is proud.

Via this series, we extend the invitation to all within our local community to engage with topics in Ethics. Please see below for a list of past and upcoming speakers. 

Dr Tanveer Ahmed 
Dr Anne Aly 
Monica Attard OAM
Dr Julian Baggini 
Professor Genevieve Bell 
Associate Professor Rufus Black 
Rachel Botsman 
Julian Burnside AO
Professor Philip Cam 
Dr Leslie Cannold 
Dr Susan Carland 
John Cleary 
The Reverend Tim Costello AO
Venerable Robina Courtin 
Matthew Cowdrey OAM
Annabel Crabb 
Nick Farr-Jones AM
Craig Foster 
Gary Gach 
Stan Grant 
Professor A.C. Grayling 
Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE
Professor Peter Greste 
Professor Ian Hickie AM
Amna Karra-Hassan 
Rabbi Zalman Kastel 
Professor John Keane 
The Hon. Michael Kirby AC
Dr Bill Leadbetter 
Michael Leunig 
Dr Simon Longstaff 
Professor Catherine Lumby 
Professor Jake Lynch 
Alastair MacGibbon 
Elizabeth Ann MacGregor OBE
Dr Hugh Mackay 
Dr Felicity McCutcheon 
Fr Aloysious Mowe SJ
Professor Munjed Al Muderis
Stephen Mushin 
Gill Nicol 
Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio 
Dr Rod Pattenden 
The Reverend Dr Gordon Preece 
Mark Scott 
Dr David Seedhouse 
Professor Peter Singer 
Sebastian Smee 
Dr Tim Sprod 
Professor David Tacey 
Mark Tedeschi QC
Venerable Tencho
Dr Peter Vardy 
Professor Lea Waters 
Dr Caroline West 
Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann     

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