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Watch Noel Pearson deliver a searing 2016 Keith Murdoch Oration on how radical centrist politics can help solve Indigenous disadvantage.
Author Maggie Black talks with historian Peter Yule about her book 'Up came a squatter', the story of her great-grandfather Niel Black.
Watch a discussion on the journalist known as the Vagabond, with historian Michael Cannon and Bob Flippen.
Watch Allan Myers AC QC as he delivers the Redmond Barry Lecture 2016 on the legacy and future of Sir Redmond Barry's optimistic vision.
Hear how to research migrant occupations in postwar Victoria in this Family History Feast 2016 talk by Darren Watson from National Archives.
Hear tips from Jack Martin on researching the teachers in your family tree, presented during Family History Feast 2016.
Hear a lively panel discussion about the Confedrate ship Shenandoah's 1865 visit – an event that both thrilled and divided Melbourne.
Discover the story of Victoria's pioneering war correspondents in this thought-provoking video from our Making Public Histories seminar series.