The 9pm Public House Forum 7 LIVE

Your host Stilgherrian, cartoonist Cathy Wilcox, and satirist Mark Humphries at the recording of Pubic House Forum 7 at the Royal Exhibition Hotel on 29 April 2023. (Photo: @oberonsghost)

In the first Pubic House Forum episode of the The 9pm Edict since 2018, I was joined by Sydney Morning Herald cartoonist Cathy Wilcox and satirist Mark Humphries at Sydney’s Royal Exhibition Hotel in Surry Hills with an enthusiastic live audience.

There’s also a video of this episode on YouTube.

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What should I do about Australia 2020?

OK, so I didn’t make the 1000 “best and brightest” going to the Australia 2020 Summit. Nevertheless I’m still very interested in Topic 9, “the future of Australian governance: renewed democracy, a more open government (including the role of the media), the structure of the Federation and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.” What should I do?

There’s still the possibility of getting media accreditation, or perhaps connecting to the themes of the event in some other way. Here’s a brain-dump of my thoughts on this sunny Sunday morning… comments appreciated!

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