Past Speakers

The Centre for Ethics at Newington College is a forum for students, teachers, parents and the wider community, covering a wide range of topics and issues. Through its public lectures, workshops and conferences, the Centre aims to promote critical and creative thinking, inter-cultural understanding and serious engagement with moral issues facing Australians in the 21st century.

Past Speakers include:

Dr Tanveer Ahmed
Dr Anne Aly
Monica Attard OAM
Dr Julian Baggini
Professor Genevieve Bell
Associate Professor Rufus Black
Rachel Botsman
Julian Burnside AO
Professor Philip Cam
Dr Leslie Cannold
Dr Susan Carland
John Cleary
The Reverend Tim Costello AO
Venerable Robina Courtin
Matthew Cowdrey OAM
Annabel Crabb
Nick Farr-Jones AM
Gary Gach
Stan Grant
Professor A.C. Grayling
Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE
Professor Peter Greste
Professor Ian Hickie AM
Amna Karra-Hassan
Rabbi Zalman Kastel
Professor John Keane
The Hon. Michael Kirby AC
Dr Bill Leadbetter
Michael Leunig
Dr Simon Longstaff
Professor Jake Lynch
Professor Catherine Lumby
Alastair MacGibbon
Elizabeth Ann MacGregor OBE
Dr Hugh Mackay
Dr Felicity McCutcheon
Fr Aloysious Mowe SJ
Professor Munjed Al Muderis
Stephen Mushin
Gill Nicol
Rabbi Jacqueline Ninio
Dr Rod Pattenden
The Reverend Dr Gordon Preece
Mark Scott
Dr David Seedhouse
Professor Peter Singer
Sebastian Smee
Dr Tim Sprod
Professor David Tacey
Mark Tedeschi QC
Venerable Tencho
Professor Lea Waters
Dr Peter Vardy
Dr Caroline West
Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann