Transcript – Noel Pearson’s Whitlam Oration: In Honour Of The Old Man

THE REWARD FOR PUBLIC LIFE IS PUBLIC PROGRESS1: AN APPRECIATION OF THE PUBLIC LIFE OF THE HON. E.G. WHITLAM AC QC PRIME MINISTER 1972-1975 2013 WHITLAM ORATION Noel Pearson2 Whitlam Institute University of Western Sydney 13 November 2013 In his 97th year, in this third oration in honour of Australia’s 21st prime minister, I use […]

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Noel Pearson’s Whitlam Oration: In Honour Of The Old Man

Nov 13, 2013  Noel Pearson has tonight delivered a stunning Whitlam Oration, honouring “the old man” who led the reforming government of 1972-75. Pearson called not just for Indigenous recognition in the Australian Constitution but elimination of the race power in Section 25 and the insertion of a provision outlawing racial discrimination. Pearson, a lawyer […]

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