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A Yarn with Cathy Freeman and Christine Anu

Join Curtin alumni and friends on Sunday 20 February 2022 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Tickets on sale 25 October.

Curtin is excited to invite you to hear first-hand the extraordinary stories of Olympic legend Cathy Freeman OAM and celebrated music artist Christine Anu on Sunday 20 February 2022. Christine will also perform.

Proceeds from your ticket will help support mature-aged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to enter and succeed at Curtin University. This life-changing opportunity is supported by the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship Program.

Tickets on sale Monday 25 October 2021 via Ticketek.

The artwork featured above is by Bindjareb woman and Curtin graduate, Valerie Ah Chee. Find out more

Meet our special guests

Master of Ceremonies – Roanna Edwards

Roanna Edwards

A Ballardong Nyungar woman, Roanna (Ro) hosts the Saturday Breakfast program on ABC Radio Perth by weekend and manages Aboriginal strategy and engagement at Horizon Power by weekday.

Ro has a unique way of sharing her lived experiences of growing up Aboriginal in Australia and brings Aboriginal perspectives to any discussion in an inclusive and thought-provoking way. With a warm and vibrant character and her love of people and their stories, Ro’s conversational style delivers engaging interviews for all.

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Event supporters

We wish to acknowledge our generous supporters who have helped ensure proceeds from ticket sales can support the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship Program.

A bequest to Curtin from the late Paul Andrew Digby Robinson has also helped ensure ticket proceeds can support the Scholarship. We are grateful for Paul’s forethought.

Cathy Freeman and Christine Anu attend this event as speakers by arrangement with Saxton Speakers, and do not necessarily endorse any of the event supporters.