Join our festival family for a special literary dinner in The Grand Dining Room of The Carrington Hotel.

Kerry O’Brien, one of Australia’s most respected journalists, will give the keynote festival address, and ABC Radio Sydney’s James Valentine will be our MC.

Kerry is one of Australia’s most respected journalists, with six Walkley awards including the Gold Walkley and the Walkley for outstanding leadership in journalism.

With a career spanning more than fifty years, Kerry has worked for newspaper, television and a wire service, and as a foreign correspondent. Thirty-three of those years were at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where he cut his teeth on the trail-blazing current affairs programs This Day Tonight and Four Corners. He was the inaugural presenter of Lateline for six years, the editor and presenter of 7.30 for fifteen years, and the presenter of Four Corners for five.

Kerry will bring a wealth of experience and insight into the Australian political landscape and deliver an unmissable address.

Tickets: $115 include a two-course dinner, live music and wine. Places strictly limited.
Speakers: Kerry O’Brien, James Valentine
Venue: The Carrington Grand Dining Room, The Carrington Hotel, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba