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Black Dog Daze
Code: 32  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Biography & Memoir, , Science & Environment, Politics & Current Affairs
Thursday, May 17 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Andrew Robb MP, Lisa Pryor (facilitator)
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The once taboo subject of depression, especially in men, is now thankfully starting to be talked about openly and freely. This is in large part due to the courage of people like Andrew Robb, shadow minister for finance, whose book details his battle to overcome the black dog. He talks to Lisa Pryor.

Change from printed program: Change from the printed program: Lisa Pryor joins this event as facilitator. (Tanveer Ahmed has commitments overseas that have been extended. He is unable to join this event.)

Andrew Robb MP (Australian)

Andrew Robb is the shadow minister for finance and debt reduction. He was elected to the federal seat of Goldstein in 2004 and has previously served as federal director and campaign director of the Liberal Party. In 2003 Andrew was awarded the Office of the Order of Australia and Centenary Medal for his service to agriculture, politics and the community. Andrew documented his lifelong battle with depression in Black Dog Daze: Public life, private demons in 2011.

Lisa Pryor (Australian)

Lisa Pryor is a journalist, writer and medical student. She is the author of two non-fiction books: The Pin Striped Prison: How overachievers get trapped in corporate jobs they hate and, most recently, A Small Book About Drugs.

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