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Awcock, Frances

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Works: 30 works in 30 publications in 1 language and 30 library holdings
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Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Frances Awcock
 
Most widely held works by Frances Awcock
Keynote address ANZTLA Conference, Melbourne, 1987 [ sound recording ]. Collection development. by Frances Awcock( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Radio interview with Fran Awcock by Frances Awcock( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fran Awcock, Director of the State Library of South Australia, speaks about her formative experiences; librarianship career; the future of the book; and the future of the State Library. Her musical selections are Bill Haley and the Comets' Rock around the clock, Elgar's Pomp and circumstance, Sibelius's Hymn from Finlandia, and Copland's Fanfare for the common man
The MFP: What is it for and Who is it for?: A public forum by Laurie Hammond( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a free lunchtime forum presented by the State Library of South Australia and held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. The speakers, introduced by Fran Awcock, State Librarian, are Laurie Hammond, Chief Executive Officer, MFP; and Kelvin Trimper, General Manager, Delfin Property Group
Bloomsday, 16 June 1995( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The traditional day of readings from James Joyce's 'Ulysses' presented by the State Library of South Australia and held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building, Adelaide. The readings follow a demonstration of Joycean scholarship on the Internet and a discussion 'Ireland, lyricism and the legacy of Joyce'. Over 40 participants are involved as presenters, readers, hosts and performers of musical items
Booktalkers Take Over: Australian Festival for Young People, 1997( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of an event organised by Allwrite!, the literary dimension of the Australian Festival for Young People (formerly Come Out), and held in the Institute Building of the State Library of South Australia. The event is aimed at adults involved in the writing, publishing and dissemination of children's books. After a welcoming address by Fran Awcock, Director of the State Library of South Australia, the day's program is organised in four sessions. /1: Writers in conversation; /2: Keep it short and give 'em pictures; /3: Goodbye Australia Fair; and /4: What goes on behind the slush pile
An Australian Constitution with a Conscience?: A Public Forum( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a public forum presented by the State Library of South Australia in association with the Constitutional Centenary Federation and held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. The speakers, introduced by Fran Awcock, State Librarian, are The Most Reverend Ian George, Anglican Archbishop of Adelaide; Sandra Saunders, Director, Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (SA); Andrew Johnson, Convenor, 2020 Vision Council; and Robert de Crespigny, CEO, Poseidon-Normandy Ltd
South Australian Handover of the Once Upon a Wireless Project( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of the function in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building, Kintore Avenue, Adelaide on 23 October 1996 to handover the South Australian section of the national Once Upon a Wireless project, an oral history of Australian commercial radio. The South Australian committee was convened by the Oral History Officer, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Fran Awcock, Director of the State Library of South Australia welcomes guests who include veterans of commercial radio; Bruce Leonard, Chairman of Once Upon a Wireless Ltd, talks about the background of the project; Graham Evans, Manager - Collection Development, National Film and Sound Archive, receives the original recordings of the South Australian interviews; Rick Palmer, representing the South Australian committee, presents the copies of the recordings to be held in the Mortlock Library; and Elizabeth Ho, Assistant Director, State Library, responds
Bloomsday, 16 June 1994( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The traditional day of readings from James Joyce's 'Ulysses', presented by the State Library of South Australia and held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. Over 50 participants were involved as readers, hosts and performers of musical items
Address by John Doyle by J. J Doyle( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a public forum presented by the State Library of South Australia in association with the Constitutional Centenary Federation entitled 'The High Court and the Constitution: The role of the High Court in influencing the nature of Federation in Australia' and held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. Fran Awcock, State Librarian, introduces the Solicitor-General, John Doyle QC, as guest speaker
Uniform Justice for Australians: A Public Forum by Michael Moore( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a public forum presented by the Constitutional Centenary Foundation in association with the State Library of South Australia entitled 'Uniform Justice for Australians' and held in the Institute Building of the State Library of South Australia. The purpose of the forum is to address issues relating to the desirability or otherwise of uniformity between State and Federal legislation. Fran Awcock, State Librarian and convenor of the SA Chapter of the Foundation, introduces Michael Moore, Independent Member of the ACT Legislative Assembly who speaks about drug law reform; Ted Drane, Sporting Shooters Association of Australia who speaks about the right of self defence; and Matthew Goode, Adviser, State Attorney-General who speaks about criminal justice and law reform in South Australia
Farewell to Frances Awcock( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of the function in the West Wing of the Art Gallery of South Australia on 29 July 1997 to farewell Fran Awcock, the Director of the State Library of South Australia, 1991-1997. Peter Wylie, Chairman of the Libraries Board of South Australia speaks on behalf of the Board; Elizabeth Ho, Associate Director, on behalf of staff; Alan Brissenden, President of the Friends of the State Library, on behalf of the Friends; and Rosemary Craddock, Mayor of Walkerville, on behalf of the Local Government Association. After Fran Awcock's response, the Minister for the Arts, Diana Laidlaw, proposes a toast
Centralia - NT & SA - To Be or Not to Be: A Public Forum( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a public forum presented by the State Library of South Australia in association with the Constitutional Centenary Federation entitled 'Centralia - NT & SA - to be or not to be' which explored the concept of merging South Australia and the Northern Territory. The forum was held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. The speakers, introduced by Fran Awcock, State Librarian, are Jonathan Pincus, Professor of Economics, University of Adelaide; Dr John Coulter, former Australian Democrats Senator; The Hon. Steve Hatton MLA, NT Attorney-General; and John Bannon giving the vote of thanks. The Hon. Neil Bell, MP, ALP Member for Macdonnell, NT, was unable to participate as advertised
Launch of 'It was 30 years ago today: the Beatles in Australia' by Bob Francis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of the official opening of the State Library of South Australia's exhibition 'It was 30 years ago today: the Beatles in Australia'. Fran Awcock, State Librarian, introduces speakers Bob Francis, radio personality, and John Bywaters, former member of the band the Twilights. The event was held in the foyer of the State Library
Celebrating the Life of Robert Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of the event organised by the State Library of South Australia in association with the Robert Burns Society of South Australia to mark the bicentenary of the death of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The program, which highlights major themes and strengths of Burns' writings, includes recitations, singing, music and dance involving over 30 participants
Launch of the 6996 Appeal( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recordings of the media and public launches of the State Library of South Australia Foundation's 6996 Appeal to raise funds towards the mounting of a permanent exhibition of the Sir Donald Bradman's personal cricket memorabilia collection held in the Mortlock Library of South Australiana. At the media launch Fran Awcock, Director of the State Library, introduces a promotional video before asking Premier John Olsen to launch the appeal. At the public launch on the evening of the same day, Robin Pleydell, Acting Chairman of the Foundation, introduces Keith Conlon as the master of ceremonies. After the promotional video is played, the speakers are sporting identity Ken Cunningham (on video); Jim Grose, President of the South Australian Cricket Association; Premier John Olsen; and Peter Wylie, Chairman of the Libraries Board of South Australia
Women in Politics: A Forum in the Centenary Year of Women's Suffrage( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a forum presented by the State Library of South Australian in conjunction with the South Australian Centre for Australian Studies and the Constitutional Centenary Foundation in which South Australian women from government and politics speak about the historical perspective of women in parliament; a pioneer woman in politics; the inside story of South Australian politics; women presidents of political parties; and a survival guide for women in politics. The forum was held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building, North Terrace, Adelaide
Launch of the Barbara Hanrahan Memorial Exhibition by Roma Mitchell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of the launch of the State Library of South Australia's Barbara Hanrahan Memorial Exhibition by the Governor, Dame Roma Mitchell, in the Function Room of the Institute Building. Fran Awcock, the Director of the State Library, chairs the launch, and introduces in turn Des Ross, Chair, Libraries Board of South Australia; Dr Jean Blackburn, Founding Chair, Women's Suffrage Centenary Committee; Mary Wilson, Chair, Friends of State Library Exhibitions Committee; Dame Roma Mitchell; and Sydney Buttrose, President, Friends of State Library
Perspectives on Playford: A Public Seminar( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a public seminar presented by the State Library of South Australia in association with the South Australian Centre for Australian Studies. The purpose of the seminar was to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Sir Thomas Playford, Premier of South Australia from 1938 to 1965. The seminar was held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. The proceedings are formally opened by Dean Brown, Premier, who is introduced to the audience by Fran Awcock, Director of the State Library of South Australia. The speakers, introduced by Emeritus Professor Hugh Stretton, are Stewart Cockburn, Don Dunstan, Jennifer Cashmore, John Bannon and Dr Jim Forbes. Elizabeth Ho, as Director of the South Australian Centre for Australian Studies, concludes the proceedings
Mabo Forum by Frank Brennan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A recording of a public forum presented by the State Library of South Australia in association with the Constitutional Centenary Foundation entitled 'Mabo Forum'. The forum was held in the lecture theatre of the Institute Building. The speakers, introduced by Fran Awcock, State Librarian, are Father Frank Brennan, lawyer; Archie Barton, of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation; Ross Fardon, CEO, Department of Mines and Energy; and David Rathmann, CEO, Department of State Aboriginal Affairs. Fran Awcock, State Librarian of the State Library of South Australia, introduces each of the speakers and takes questions at the end of the session. The purpose of the evenings speakers is to raise awareness and inform on the issues surrounding South Australian land rights, in particular in light of the Mabo decision. Fran Awcock begins by talking about the Constitutional Centenary Foundation and introduces the speakers. Father Frank Brennan, a lawyer, explains the history and circumstances behind the Mabo case and discusses the legislation that Paul Keating has introduced to Parliament. Archie Barton from the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and the Maralinga Land Council then speaks about his life as an Aboriginal being taken from his parents as a five year old and placed in a Home, the discrimination that he faced and how he became involved with the Maralinga land rights process to raise awareness of the issues and to see the land returned. Ross Fardon, CEO of the Department of Mines and Energy, speaks about the impact of Mabo on the Australian mining industry and the benefits the mining industry can bring to Aboriginal peoples. David Rathmann, CEO of the Department of State Aboriginal Affairs, talks about the history of land rights in South Australia and the lack of recognition of the rights of Aboriginal people
Inaugural Sir Redmond Barry memorial lecture by Jeff Kennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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