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Building a game for all Australians

The 2014 Deakin University David Parkin Oration for Sport and Social Change will be delivered by Kevin Sheedy AM, one of the Australian Football Leagues most prominent and respected figures.

This distinguished Oration honours the significant contribution of David Parkin OAM to Australian society in sport, leadership and education.

At this year's Oration, titled 'Building a game for all Australians', Kevin will reflect on his 46 year involvement in the top echelon of Australian Rules football and his role in promoting a culture of inclusion both on and off the field.

The David Parkin Oration is a free public event that looks to promote the advancement of public knowledge by exploring the challenges and opportunities for sport to act as a driver of social change. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from a truly compelling Australian as Kevin Sheedy shares his insights into building a culture of inclusion through sport.

Online registrations now open.

David Parkin Oration event information

17th July 2014 - 17th July 2014

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Deakin Edge

Federation Square, Melbourne,


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