Edmund Burke’s Club Conference 2018

The Edmund Burke’s Club of Australia’s annual conference for 2018 will be held on Saturday, 24th of February.

This important event will explore the meaning of conservatism in today’s world with the assistance of three eminent scholars in their fields.

A dinner will be held in the evening at Geppetto Trattoria in East Melbourne from 7 pm. No pre-payment is necessary.

Tickets for the conference are $40 and registration is now open through TryBooking from the link below:

Further information about the programme for the day can be found immediately below on this page.

The RSVP date for the event will be Monday, 19 February 2018.

Conference Venue: Clifton’s Conference Venue 1440 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The Conference Program:

All presentations will be followed by a plenary discussion and questions from the audience.

9:00 am – 10:00 am:


10:00 am – 11:00 am:

What does it mean to be a conservative in a digital, post-Christian age? – Dr Kevin Donnelly

11:00 am – 11:30 am:

Morning tea

11:30 am -12:30 pm:

Conservatism today – Dr John Carroll

12:30 pm -1:30 pm:


1:30 pm -2:30 pm:

Understanding and challenging the discourse of the left – Dr Jennifer Webber

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Afternoon tea

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: 

Plenary discussion


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