Ethos is a new series of major events focussed on the big public ethics issues of the day and what they mean for the future of Australia. Its events bring together leading thinkers and figures shaping public discussion to tackle current and emerging challenges for our life in common.

Speakers and participants are drawn from Australia and around the world, ranging across academia, politics, government, business, the media, culture, and the arts. Each event connects thought-leaders and practitioners from a wide range of fields with ACU scholars and experts to discuss the issues shaping the national conversation and some of the questions they raise for public ethics.

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Ethos was launched on 9 December 2021 at an event in Canberra with Nine News Political Editor Chris Uhlmann and Rachael Falk, Chief Executive Officer of the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, discussing the need to strengthen a shared identity to meet the challenge posed by the rise of authoritarian regimes led by China.

Chris Uhlmann on 'Identity Crisis'

Remarks at the launch of Ethos: Public Ethics and the Future of Australia
Canberra, 9 December 2021

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Ethos launch: Chris Uhlmann in conversation about ‘Identity Crisis’

Watch in full as the Nine Network’s political editor joins Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre CEO Rachael Falk and ACU Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Zlatko Skrbis to discuss the looming implications of Australia’s identity crisis.

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