2019 David Parkin Oration

Wednesday 8 May 2019 at 5.15pm

This is a free public event

Event details

The annual Oration honours the significant contribution of Dr David Parkin OAM to Australian society in leadership, sport and education. It promotes the advancement of public knowledge by exploring the challenges and opportunities for sport to act as a driver of social change.

This year's Oration 'First among equals' will be delivered by Mr Cadel Evans AM in conversation with renowned sports broadcaster and writer Mr Gerard Whateley.

A four time Olympian, Mr Evans is the first and only Australian to win the Tour de France and the UCI Road World Championships and top the UCI ProTour ranking.

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Key information

Date and time

Wednesday 8 May 2019
5.15pm registration opens
5.45pm start
6.45pm finish


Deakin Edge, Federation Square
Cnr Flinders and Swanston Streets
Melbourne VIC