Munaintyanangku, tunturri. (Always was, always will be)

Illuminate Adelaiderlu Kaurna Miyurna yaitya mathanya Wama Tarntanyaku tampinthi (Illuminate Adelaide acknowledges the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains)

Yaintya yartangka ngadlu tikanthi, kuma tirkanthi, kuma warpulayinthi. (These are the lands we live, learn and work on)

Ngadlurlu Purkarna pukinangku, yalarra, kuma tarrkarritya tampinthi. (We pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging)

Translation provided, with thanks, by Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi

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Illuminate Discussion

The Avalanches with Zan Rowe and Jonathan Zawada

19 May

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Thur 19 May, 6pm


60 mins


Allan Scott Auditorium, UniSA City West Campus



Registration (including children) required.

Patrons will be required to wear a mask for this event.

This event will be Auslan interpreted. Call 1300 496 623 or register here for Auslan bookings: Book Auslan

Need a hand with registration? Contact UniSA on 8302 0371 for assistance.


Wheelchair Accessible. An accessible toilet is located in the Allan Scott Foyer on the ground floor on the left as enter the venue.


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Due to the ongoing restrictions in place, The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Illuminate Adelaide are unable to present this event.

We have now rescheduled this presentation for Thursday 19 May, 6pm in the Allan Scott Auditorium.


As part of Illuminate Adelaide’s unmissable closing night party MAAD, Luminary Artists in Residence The Avalanches will sit down with legend of Australian radio Zan Rowe (triple j, Double J) along with collaborator Jonathan Zawada for a special panel unpacking the band’s past, present and future.

Attendance is free but registration is required and places are strictly limited. Register now to avoid missing out.

In the Media

(Chater) felt alienated by the machismo and virtuosity of Australian rock ’n’ roll culture: “I’m like, well I’m never in a million years going to be able to play a guitar as well as Angus Young, or whoever. I need to find my own little way of expressing myself that’s unique to me.” The Avalanches in The Guardian

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