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Zeitgeist – AWE Alliance Inaugural Think-Tank


The AWE Alliance is a non-for-profit Melbourne-based association of women who work in the arts and entertainment industry across all disciplines and funding bases.

We seek parity for women with a view to increasing female driven storytelling and artistic leadership in key creative roles and positions of influence in Australia.

Zeitgeist subjects for discussion will encompass access, pitching, funding, mentoring, sponsoring and visibility.

The Programme:

Keynote speaker:
Patricia Cornelius

Two panel discussions with a line-up of extraordinary women including:
Hannie Rayson
Julie Eckersley
Susan Doel
Petra Kalive
Lisa Mazza
Ruby Ananda
Kim Goodwin
Lisa Pavane

Speed Networking Session
1 artist, 1 slide, 3 minutes!


Helen Noonan Prize announcement
This prize will recognise and celebrate one Australian woman’s contribution to the arts and entertainment industry and allow the winner some short-term financial independence to focus on a future project.


Seating: General Admission.

Please make sure you arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the start time.

If you require wheelchair access, please call our Box Office on 03 8290 7000.