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Open Seminar: Australian Rust: What it means to kill the Australian car industry
Title:
Open Seminar: Australian Rust: What it means to kill the Australian car industry
When:
25.05.2017 19.00 h
Where:
Greek Centre Melbourne (Mezzanine) - Melbourne
Category:
Education

Description

Lecturers: Royce Kurmelovs
Entry: FREE

Synopsis

Everyone has a different idea about what killed the Australia car industry, but few people have a good grasp of what we're losing.

For the migrant men that came from across the world to build the Australian car, those factories meant everything. It was hard work, but it meant a house, it meant a family, it meant a comfortable life.

Some people used the car factories to get their start, others stayed for life. Sometimes, they even gave their kids over to the factory, too. But as of October 2017, the whole thing is shutting down and we have yet to come to grips with what that means.


Bio

Royce Kurmelovs is a journalist from Adelaide, South Australia. He has written for the BBC, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The San Francisco Bay Guardian and others.

His 2016 book The Death of Holden chronicles the lives of people across South Australia and Victoria living through the end of the Australian car industry.


Sponsors

We'd like to thank the following donors: Kon Tsementis-Floudas.

During the course of the year considerable expenses are incurred in staging the seminars. In order to mitigate these costs individuals or organisations are invited to donate against a lecture of their choice.

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Venue

Venue:
Greek Centre Melbourne (Mezzanine)   -   Website
Street:
168 Lonsdale Street
Postcode:
3000
Suburb:
Melbourne
State:
VIC
Country:
Country: au

The Mezzanine floor (press "M" in the elevator) of Greek Centre Melbourne - located at the corner of Lonsdale and Russell streets in Melbourne, Australia.

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