Calendar of Australian Events
Art: Star Dancer
Ongoing until 13 September 2019, Linz, Austria
Star Dancer is the name of an exhibition featuring Australian artist Sally Duncan. Focusing on sculptures from bronze, clay and marble, the collection is heavily influenced by Sally Duncan’s travels throughout Australia, Asia and the Pacific and will focus on her graphic and creative documentation from these regions. Sally Duncan has an arts degree and is also a graduate from the London School of Speech and Drama. Sally has showcased her work throughout Austria, Germany, Australia and Italy. In addition to various sculptures, the exhibition will also feature graphics, paintings and glass objects. Free entrance. The exhibition's finissage will take place on 11 September, which will feature Heinz Zinke speaking about Duncan’s exhibition.
4040 Linz, Austria
Lecture: Frank Morgan on gender gap in violent victimisation
20 September 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Vienna
Australian criminology professor Frank Morgan will be giving a lecture at the University of Vienna entitled The closing Australian gender-gap in violent victimisation: Why have male rates fallen and female rates stalled? Professor Morgan is an associate professor at the University of Western Australia and the University of Tasmania. He has a background in mathematics, and his research often focuses on the intersection between criminology and hard science. He is currently the leading chief investigator on an Australian Research Council funded linkage project Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal sex-offenders in Australia: Assessing risk for practice and policy.
University of Vienna
Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Hörsaal A, Neues Institutsgebäude
Event: Australian Charity Ball in Békés
28 September 2019, 7:00 pm, Békés, Hungary
The Association of Australian and Békés Citizens will be celebrating an Australian Charity Evening in Békés in the South East of Hungary – the second time after last year’s successful debut. The evening will be a ‘ball kind of event’ with dinner, live music, entertainment performances and an auction. In line with the motto of the event Together for our children, all revenues raised will be donated to the local children’s hospital, as part of the Association’s regular charity work. The event will be held under the patronage of Australian Ambassador Dr Brendon Hammer, Bishop of Szeged-Csanád Diocese Mr László Kiss-Rigó and State Secretary for Culture Mr Péter Fekete.
For registration, tickets (HUF 10 000, approx. EUR 33) and any other information, please contact Patricia Marity at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 20 September.
Sport Hall of the Town Békés
Jantyik Mátyás Street 21-25
5630 Békés, Hungary