Parliamentary Library Lectures

Library lectures bring notable speakers to the Parliament to provide Senators, Members and their staff the opportunity to hear, first hand, expert opinion on a range of currently relevant topics.

Lectures held during 2023-24

Title/Speaker MP4
Building Australia's mega-engineering – how do we stack up globally?
Wednesday 3 April
Professor Jennifer Whyte and Professor Brian Uy
MP4
Positive duty - Supporting safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces
Wednesday 13 March
Australian Human Rights Commission
Slides: PPTX [4.06MB]
MP4
Technology and the law – managing intellectual property and copyright in a world of AI
Wednesday 21 February
Professor Kimberlee Weatherall
Slides: PPTX [2.8MB]
MP4
Using Artificial Intelligence in parliaments
Wednesday 22 November
Dr. Fotis Fitsilis
MP4
Geoengineering - Climate Technologies
Wednesday 22 November
Rosemary Rayfuse
MP4
Joseph Cook — The Eternal Outsider
Thursday 20 October
David Headon
Notes: PDF [459KB]
MP4
The art and science of resilience
Thursday 12 October
Dennis Hoiberg
MP4
Developing Australia's critical technologies
Wednesday 11 October
Emeritus Professor Hugh Bradlow, FTSE
Slides: PPTX [891KB]
MP4
The implications of climate change for Australian agriculture
Wednesday 20 September
Distinguished Professor Stewart Lockie and Brajesh Singh
Slides: PPTX [2.8MB] and [15.7MB]
MP4
The politics of love
Wednesday 6 September
Philip McKibbin
Slides: PDF [602KB]
MP4
Afghanistan update
Wednesday 30 August
Emeritus Professor William Maley
MP4
Opportunities and challenges for Australia in emerging neuro-technologies in health
Wednesday 23 August
Professor Susan Dodds, FAHA
Slides: PPTX [5.3MB]
MP4
Governance of What? Regulation of AI, algorithms and automation
Wednesday 16 August
Professor Lyria Bennett Moses
Slides: PDF [1,197KB]
MP4
The art of writing political biographies
Friday 4 August 2023
Professor Chris Wallace, Dr Stephen Wilks, Associate Professor Alison Alder and Dr Eleanor Robin OAM
MP4
Emerging battery technologies and Australian capability
Wednesday 5 July 2023
Professor Thomas Maschmeyer and Professor Maria Forsyth
Slides: PDF [1,158KB] and PDF [2,669KB]
MP4

Index

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2020–21 2019–20 2018–19 2017–18 2016–17 2015–16 2014–15 2013–14 2012–13

2011–12 2010–11 2009–10 2008–09 2007–08 2006–07 2005–06 2004–05 2003–04

2002–03 2001–02 2000–01 1999–00 1998–99 1997–98 1996–97 1994–Jun 1996

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