Media Release: Friday 22 September, 2006
What: Mr Costello will address a National Press Club audience of senior representative leaders from the spectrum of denominations in Australia.
Other speakers include Mr Wayne Swan and are listed below.
When: 8.30pm – 9.15pm, Friday 22 nd September 9.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday 23 rd September
Where: National Press Club 16 National Cct, Barton, ACT
Who: The theme of the conference is “Building a Nation of Character.”
Speakers include -
8.30pm Dr Greg Clarke Are Australian values Christian values?
9:15am Prof Rex Adhar Outer limits of religious freedom
10.00am Prof James Haire Healing brokenness – the role of church and government
11.20am Hon Peter Costello Christian values and Australia’s heritage
12.15pm Wayne Swan Blueprint to halt the splintering of a nation
2.15pm Prof John Braithwaite Restorative justice – forgiveness, mercy and proportional punishment
3pm Bob Day Self Reliance: The significance of homeownership in strengthening families and building nations
Media Contact: Beth Micklethwaite