$45 – $85

Fighting for the Underdog

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Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar

Level 1, Crown Metropol Hotel

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank (Entrance near Clarendon Street)

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Fighting for the Underdog: Lunch with consumer champion Allan Fels

For more than 25 years, Allan Fels has been one of Australia’s leading campaigners for consumer rights, fair trade and wage justice.

In his new book – Tough Customer, published by Melbourne University Press – Fels opens up about the triumphs, failures and personal hardships of his long and remarkable career.

Join us for lunch to celebrate the book’s launch - and join the Q&A with multi award-winning investigative journalist Adele Ferguson.


Date & Time
Wednesday 4 September 2019, 12:30 to 2:00pm

Venue
Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar
Level 1, Crown Metropol Hotel
8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

Cost
$65 MPC members; $85 non-members; $45 students
Includes two courses and a drink
(All prices are GST inclusive)

MPC Sponsor BoardFAQs

Are Melbourne Press Club events exclusively for members?

Anyone can attend Melbourne Press Club lunches, though if you are not a financial member please choose the non-member option when registering.

How do I find out more about Melbourne Press Club events?

Visit our website for information about coming events. If you would like to join our mailing list, please contact us at admin@melbournepressclub.com with the heading 'MPC mailing list'.

How do I inform the venue about dietary requirements?

You can let us know of any dietary requirements by filling out the relevant question in the online registration form.

Where is Mr. Hive?

Mr Hive is located on the first floor of the Crown Metropol Hotel. The address is 8 Whiteman Street, and the nearest outdoor entrance is at the corner of Whiteman Street and Clarendon Street.

What is the Melbourne Press Club's refund policy?

Bookings for Melbourne Press Club events can be cancelled and refunded up to 7 days prior to an event.

Is the venue accessible?

Mr Hive is a wheelchair accessible venue. Lifts are available from the Crown Metropol lobby. Please notify us of any accessibility requirements prior to the event by contacting admin@melbournepressclub.com.

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Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar

Level 1, Crown Metropol Hotel

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank (Entrance near Clarendon Street)

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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