The Festival of Questions is making sense of the world

Across four sessions on one day in October, the Wheeler Centre will host a Festival of Questions featuring some of the sharpest and funniest minds around and their attempts to tackle the big questions.

Questions for the Nation focuses directly on Australia asking whether there should be a citizenship test to buy property in Australia and discussing topics including marriage equality and democracy. This session is followed by What is right? What is leftwhere both national and international political issues will be addressed in the context of 2017's evolving political landscape.
The Philosophical Fight Club, hosted by Geoffrey Robertson, will see intellectual heavyweights face tough questions as they search for answers to difficult moral dilemmas, while a debate centred on the feminist dystopia of The Handmaid's Tale will act as the final session of the series.
Featuring speakers including Deborah Frances-White, Lauren Duca, Gareth Evans, Damon Young, and Anna Krien, The Festival of Questions enlists a diverse range of guests to combine storytelling, comedy, and discussion in an effort to answer some of the most contentious questions of today.
All four sessions will be Auslan interpreted.

The Festival of Questions will take place at the Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday October 15 from 12pm - 9pm. Tickets via the Wheeler Centre.