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The 2022 Redmond Barry Lecture: the power of sport

22 February 2022, 6:30pm7:30pm
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Join award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Angela Pippos as she delivers the ‘2022 Redmond Barry Lecture: the power of sport’. Throughout Angela’s career, she has championed the capability of sport to positively influence social and cultural change. During this lecture, Angela will talk about the Australian sporting viewpoint and society’s role in making sport more equitable for women and girls. 

About Angela Pippos 

Angela Pippos is an acclaimed journalist, radio host, documentary-maker and author. Her most recent documentary, The record, follows Australia’s dramatic Women’s T20 World Cup campaign and the audacious bid to fill the MCG for the final on International Women’s Day 2020. 

Angela is a regular contributor to ABC Radio and a co-host on Broad Radio. She has an honours degree in politics from the University of Adelaide and a journalism degree from the University of South Australia. 

Now on its third reprint, her book, Breaking the mould – taking a hammer to sexism in sport provides a fascinating insight into the changing Australian sporting landscape and the role we can all play in making it fairer for girls and women. 

About the Redmond Barry Lecture 

This annual lecture honours the work of Sir Redmond Barry, founder of the State Library and a key figure in the development of Australia’s cultural and intellectual life. 

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