LGNSW International Women’s Day Lunch

When: March 8 2019

Where: Sydney, Australia


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IWD 2019

Local Government NSW is excited to welcome Leigh Sales, award-winning author, journalist and anchor of the ABC’s 7.30 program, as guest speaker at International Women’s Day Lunch 2019.

Leigh Sales is an award-winning author, journalist and anchor of the ABC’s 7.30 program. During her time as anchor of the prestigious Lateline program, she interviewed major figures including Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair and Henry Kissinger. Prior to this, she was the ABC's Washington Correspondent, covering stories including the aftermath of September 11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the 2004 Presidential election and Hurricane Katrina. Leigh won a Walkley Award, Australia's highest journalism honour, in 2015 for her coverage of Guantanamo Bay and the case of David Hicks.

Leigh's writing has been published in The Monthly, The Bulletin, The Australian, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Diplomat. One of her essays was included in The Best Australian Political Writing of 2007. Leigh is a sought after public speaker and has appeared at the Lowy Institute for International Policy, the Sydney Institute, the National Press Club, the Australian Institute of International Affairs and the Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne Writers Festivals.

The 2019 IWD lunch is supported by elite sponsor StateCover and distinguished sponsor Newscorp Australia

When:

  • Friday, 8th March 2019, 12.00 - 3.00 pm

Where:

  • The Tea Room, Level 3 North End, Queen Victoria Building, 455 George Street, Sydney

Ticket prices:

  • Single $200 
  • Table of 10 $1,800

 

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