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Michael Leunig: A National Treasure

The famed Australian cartoonist, poet, and cultural commentator – Leunig returns to GRAPHIC.

GRAPHIC's intimate talks series returns with a free program hosted by devout tech-head and video game journalist, Rae Johnston (Gizmodo, triple j, NITV).

In the Northern Foyer

One event on 5 Nov 2016

10.30am, 5 Nov 2016

This event is free

The only authorised ticket agency for this event is the Sydney Opera House. For more information about Authorised Agencies, see the FAQ below. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times. Children aged 0-23 months at the time of a performance may be seated on a parent’s lap free of charge. All children occupying a seat or aged 2 years of age must hold a valid ticket.

“One of the most polarising, peculiar, philosophical figures of Australian art"


The famed Australian cartoonist, poet, and cultural commentator behind The DuckVasco Pyjama and Mr. Curly — aka the fellow with a large nose — Leunig returns to the Opera House for a career-spanning conversation ahead of his collaboration with Katie Noonan and the Sydney Symphony.

Declared a living treasure by the National Trust of Australia, expect to hear the poet laureate discuss his life and secrets, including the intricate joys of talking to strangers in the street, walking in the local park, morning coffee in the cafe, and chamber music in the concert hall.