Winter Tales at the National Library – 26 June Alice Giles, Harpist




24 June 2016, 2pm-3pm
National Library of Australia
Conference Room, Level 4
$15 (includes afternoon tea)

Alice Giles is celebrated as one of the world’s leading harpists. She performs extensively as a guest artist at many international festivals, regularly appears with major Australian chamber and symphony orchestras and makes annual tours throughout Europe, Asia and America. She performed at Mawson Station in 2011 to commemorate the Centenary of the first Australian Antarctic Expedition. She is an acclaimed teacher and since leaving the ANU School of Music now teaches at the University of Sydney and the Australian National Academy of Music. She has commissioned many new works by Australian composers as Director of the Seven Harp Ensemble (SHE). Her numerous recordings and touring information can be found at

Followed by afternoon tea.

In association with the Australian Women’s Archive Project

Canberra – Tuesday 17 November 2015

Senator Katy Gallagher entertained 100 of us at dinner at the National Press Club in Canberra on Tuesday 17 November. Events are planned for 2016 in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra

– Watch this space!

Melbourne event held 28 July 2015

More than 50 of us listened to the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, discuss the Government’s agenda for women and field questions on issues including domestic violence, equal pay, tax and its relationship to child care and measurable targets for women’s representation in Parliament

Perth event held 16 June 2015

More than 40 people attended our inaugural WA event. Katie Day from Fortescue Metals Group spoke about her personal journey to become a FIFO woman in mining operations.

NFAW is planning events in several capital cities in 2015

– watch this space for details:

PERTH between 15-17 June

MELBOURNE Tuesday 28 July

SYDNEY Monday 7 September with Annabel Crabb

BRISBANE August-September

CANBERRA National Press Club Tuesday 17 November

An evening with Diane Bell

Professor Emerita Diane Bell :Science Matters: Where are the young women? 105 of us enjoyed the dinner and Diane’s talk at the National Press Club on 11 November – Read more here – Science Matters Nov 11 plus slides