Tuesday 25th August 2020
8 pm via ZOOM
A contemporary view of Tasmania: has it’s attractiveness changed or has the rest of the world started to value Tasmania’s values ?
Geoff Willis moved from Melbourne to Tasmania 20 years ago.
After a successful career in the paper and packaging industry with Amcor he took up the role of CEO of Hydro Tasmania in 1999.
Later he became more broadly involved in Tasmanian life chairing Aurora Energy, Tasmanian Water Corporation, Forest Practices Commission, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Geoff has a B.Comm and MBA from the University of Melbourne and professionally he is a Fellow of the AICD and the CPA.
In 2016 he was awarded the Australian Honour of AM for his services to Tasmania.
Geoff and his wife Vicki have 4 daughters and 9 grandchildren. He loves them all and he loves the Bombers too!
- Club Birthday Party
Tue 10th Sep
Join us as we celebrate our 48th birthday via ZOOM. Our Club Birthday will be different this year as we expect it will be via ZOOM. Our Social Committee are working on a number of fun and imaginative to celebrate this event.
- Emma Dawson – Alternative to How We Order Our Economy
Tue 1st Sep
Emma Dawson is the Executive Director of Per Capita. Formerly, she was a senior advisor on Digital Inclusion at Telstra, Executive Director of the Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society at the University of Melbourne, and a senior policy advisor in the Rudd and Gillard governments. Emma has published articles and opinion pieces on a wide range of public policy issues, which have appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the Guardian, The Australian, and a number of online publications. She is a regular panellist on The Drum on ABC TV and various Sky News programs. Emma holds a BA with First Class Honours from LaTrobe University and an MA with Distinction from Monash. She sits on the board of the Prader-Willi Research Foundation Australia and is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne.
- Dr Ian Davidson – COVID 19 Working on The Front Line
Tue 18th Aug
Our Club member Dr. Ian Davidson works at the coal face of a hospital. He will talk about working on the front line during these challenging times.