In 2012, Bob Brown resigned from as leader of the Greens after 18 years in Federal Politics and 38 years since his first steps as an elected politician. In 2019 Julian Burnside joined the Australian Greens after decades of work championing the rights of refugees and asylum seekers that saw him awarded the Human Rights Law Award. Both have also been recognised as Australian Living Treasures, and in this festival highlight renown journalist Paddy Manning chairs what is certain to be a remarkable conversation.

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