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Festival of Open Minds

13-14 September | Bega Civic Centre

Festival of Open Minds Circle

FESTIVAL OF OPEN MINDS 2019

People With Oomph!

About Regional presents the second Festival of Open Minds at the Bega Civic Centre. A day of talking and stories: inspiration, exploration and real-life, from some of Australia’s most impressive humans – national, regional, local.

We bring high quality speakers to a regional stage, with the view of stimulating, strengthening and building communities far and wide.

Morning and afternoon tea, plus new lunch options and more. The Festival of Open Minds will feed your soul and tummy!

Who's Speaking?

TIM COSTELLO

TIM COSTELLO

Chief Advocate, World Vision Australia

CHRISTIE BUCKINGHAM

CHRISTIE BUCKINGHAM

Ministered to Bali 9 prisoner Myuran Sukumaran

NAS CAMPANELLA

NAS CAMPANELLA

Vision Impaired Triple J Newsreader

EMMA BOOTH

EMMA BOOTH

Para Olympian, Rio de Janeiro 2016

ALY KHALIFA

ALY KHALIFA

Founder, Oceanworks

ALASDAIR TREMBLAY-BIRCHALL

ALASDAIR TREMBLAY-BIRCHALL

Comedian, joke writer

GENEVIEVE JACOBS

GENEVIEVE JACOBS

Group Editor, Region Media

IAN CAMPBELL

IAN CAMPBELL

Regional Director, Region Media

Our Event Supporters

Check Out Who Makes This Event Possible!

Platinum Sponsors

About Regional
The RiotACT
Region

Gold Sponsors

Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre logo
Julie Rutherford Real Estate logo
Bega Valley Regional Gallery logo
Bega Valley Shire Library logo

Silver Sponsors

Bega Valley Innovation Hub logo
Tilba Real Dairy logo
Tathra Beach House logo
ED. logo

Bronze Sponsors

Clarity Home Loans logo
North of Eden logo
Canberra Motor Cycle Centre logo
RSM Canberra

Travel Information

Venue

Bega Civic Centre
Zingel Place
Bega, 2550

Transport

Merimbula Airport is a 28 minute drive to Bega. Once in Bega there are several options on how to get around during the Festival of Open Minds. Click here for a list of recommendations.

Accommodation & Dining

Where to stay and where to eat before and after Festival of Open Minds. Click here for a list of recommendations.

$30
EARLY BIRD
  • Includes Light Refreshments

  • Purchase before 14 Aug

$$$
PAY IT FORWARD
  • Includes Light Refreshments

  • Buy a ticket for a stranger

Free
CONCESSION
  • Includes Light Refreshments

  • High school students (12 to 19 years)

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