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Saturday Night Conference Dinner

Join other conference participants to discuss the highlights of the day, enjoy a delicious dinner, and listen to our special guest speaker, Jock Serong.

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Southern Sydney Event Centre 

2 Crofts Avenue, Hurstville NSW 2220




Places at the dinner are limited, so book early to secure your seat.

Cost: $75

Two course meal. (Alcohol is not included in the price). Entry to hear special guest.

Tickets to the conference dinner must be purchased before the conference.


Special Guest Speaker

Our special guest speaker is Jock Serong, winner of the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize.

About Jock Serong

Jock Serong is a novelist and the founding editor of Great Ocean Quarterly. He writes for screen and in national media such as The Guardian and The Monthly, and is a Board member of Melbourne’s Wheeler Centre. His latest novel, The Settlement, which concludes his Furneaux trilogy of novels about the arrival of Europeans in Bass Strait, is shortlisted in the 2023 ARA Historical Novel Prize. The second book in the trilogy, The Burning Island, won the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize.

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