Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked conversation about critical ideas with the Boyer Lectures. The 2020 Boyer Lecture series is called 'Rebooting Australia: How ethical entrepreneurs can help shape a better future' and is presented by philanthropist and business leader Dr Andrew Forrest AO.
03 |The End of Silence: Makarrata
In Rachel Perkins final Boyer lecture she details the dual proposal for a Makarrata Commission and a process of truth telling about our nation.
02 |The End of Silence: With the consent of the natives
From colonial times to the present, Indigenous people have wanted a say about the laws and policies that affect them. Rachel Perkins discusses what needs to be done to guarantee that the Indigenous voice is heard.
01 | The End of Silence: The genesis of the Uluru statement
Rachel Perkins reminds us of the significance of the Uluru Statement from the Heart and why it's the most important message Indigenous people have sent to their fellow Australians in over four decades.
01 | Back to the future of eugenics
How advances in genetics and biomedicine have quietly brought eugenics back from exile.
02 | Gene genie
Human GMOs already walk amongst us and the implications of this are enormous.
03 | Sins of the flesh
There's a dark side of stem cell research — John Rasko shines a light on the low points and scandals of unproven cell therapies.