Watch the 2019 Redmond Barry Lecture presented by David McAllister, AM on his career at the Australian Ballet and the importance of dance.
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In the 2018 Redmond Barry Lecture, Adrienne Clarke explores how science and mathematics education can help prepare us for the future.
Patrick McGorry discusss the breakdown and proposed reform of the mental health system in Victoria, in this 2017 Redmond Barry Lecture.
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