2018 Fiona Wain Oration – 26 October – click here to secure your seat

We are very excited to announce the 5th Annual Fiona Wain Oration will be delivered by international business and sustainability thought-leader, Peter Bakker. As CEO and President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Peter is challenging, inspiring and galvanising some of the world’s largest businesses to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

Book your place today to hear Peter share his thoughts on the current state of play for sustainability in business in Australia and around the world, and how aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals is not only good for society and the environment, it makes good business sense.

This is a FREE event thanks to the generosity of benefactors.

When: Friday 26 October, 2018. 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Where: Domain Theatre, The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

Click here to secure your seat for this very special event.


Fiona Wain Oration 2016 – Dr Ken Henry


2016 address

Dr Ken Herny AC BCom (Hons), PhD, DB h.c, FASSA, FAIIA

Ken has been Chairman since December 2015 and a Non-Executive Director since November 2011. Kenneth’s skills and experience include over 30 years of experience in economics, policy and regulation, governance and leadership. He served as the Secretary of the Department of the Treasury from 2001 to 2011. From June 2011 until November 2012, he was special advisor to the Prime Minister with responsibility for leading the development of the White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century. He is a former member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Board of Taxation, the Council of Financial Regulators, the Council of Infrastructure Australia and was Chair of both the Howard Government’s Taxation Taskforce (‘A New Tax System’, 1997-1998) and the Review into Australia’s Future Tax System (the ‘Henry Tax Review’) commissioned by the Rudd Government (2008-09). He was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2007 and received the Centenary Medal in 2001. Ken is Co-Chair of NAB’s Indigenous Advisory Group.