Lectures: Live and Online

Women at Lecture


For members interested in public lectures at local Universities or public speaking events please visit the locations below.

Macquarie University: Community Events, Exhibitions, Walks, etc.

University of New South Wales: Events – Public Lectures, Exhibitions and more

University of Sydney:
Events, Galleries and Lectures
Sydney Science Forum
Sydney University Museum’s Tours, events and Adult Education program

University of Technology Sydney: UTS Events

University of Western Sydney Public Lectures:
Institute for Culture and Society
Philosophy at UWS
Religion and Society Research Centre

University of New England
Public Lecture Series

University of Newcastle
Public Lecture Events

Charles Sturt University

Sydney Talks: Public speaking events around Sydney

Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Building; Free public lectures, book launches and films. Membership also available to the library and SMSA

The Womens Club: Events and guest speakers

For Members interested in online lectures please visit the following resources

You don’t have to leave home to be inspired and informed about issues relating to women here in Australia and around the world. Please visit the links below:

Quentin Bryce
ABC Boyer Lectures
, presented by Her Excellency, The Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia




International Women’s Day Video Lecture series conducted by the University of Edinburgh.



All About Women –
 Please visit the Sydney Opera House ‘All About Women’ page to re-live or view interviews, panels and lectures by women on women’s affairs. Simply subscribe to their YouTube channel for a wealth of lively entertainment. Enjoy!

Anne Summers

Women’s History Month: Great Debate – 
Check out the video of the Women’s History Month Debate featuring: debaters Angela Woollacott, Dawn Casey, Marilyn Lake, Alix Biggs, Marnie Hughes-Warrington and Anne Summers; the trio of adjudicators Daryl Karp, Tony Taylor and Kim Rubenstein – and the chair, Genevieve Jacobs.  Organised by the Australian Women’s History Forum (AWHF), their website also provides resources for teachers, students and others keen to know more about women’s history. A key activity of AWHF is the celebration each March of Women’s History Month. http://womenshistory.net.au