‘The story of how Australia came to have a woman on the bench of its highest court has an unlikely first chapter. It starts with a young girl in northern New South Wales, dawdling to avoid chores from her mother…’
For a sneak peek into Meanjin Winter 2023 before we publish on 15 June, join Editor Esther Anatolitis in conversation with Tom McIlroy at Muse in Canberra on Sunday 4 June.
Tom’s essay is superb reading. In ‘The Graceful Incoming of a Revolution’, Tom looks at the impact of Australia’s female high court justices.
Tom McIlroy is a political reporter with The Australian Financial Review, based at Parliament House. He covers federal politics, taxation, the arts and the Voice to Parliament, and is a regular commentator on national affairs. Tom has written for newspapers including The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Canberra Times.
When: Sunday 4 June at 3:00pm
Where: Muse, Ground Floor, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave Griffith
Booking is essential: please book here.