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Lysle Roberts Memorial Luncheon Series

The Lysle Roberts Memorial Luncheon series wraps up for 2022 on 18 Nov. Join us for lunch with Dennis Richardson, AC, as he reflects on the much less stable and contested geopolitical environment we face today.

18 Nov 2022


Mr Dennis Richardson AC
Former Secretary of the Department of Defence, Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation and Ambassador to the United States

Our guest speaker for September is Dennis Richardson, AC. He will reflect on the much less stable and contested geopolitical environment we face today including the European, American and in particular the Indo-Pacific regions. Dennis will talk about the need to bridge the gap between available capability and required capability using much more nimble and flexible, therefore efficient and efficacious ways to identify and accelerate sovereign/semi-sovereign research, capability and capacity



Piallago Estate

18 Kallaroo Road, Piallago, ACT, 2609



Our luncheons are usually held 1200-1400h on a Thursday. Please check eventbrite and your ticket to confirm exact date/time for each event


Enjoy a three course alternate fixed menu


$125 pp, or book a table of ten for $1200


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About Lysle Roberts

Lysle Roberts was a RAAF 457 SQN Spitfire Pilot during WWII. His service on behalf of the Spitfire Association included lifetime Vice-President and many dedicated years helping to grow the Spitfire Memorial Defence Fellowship. Click here to read more about Lysle in his biography

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Chief of
Air Force

Air Marshal
Mel Hupfeld

Spitfire Memorial Defence Fellowship Patron

Former Air
Commander Australia

Air Vice Marshall
Mark Skidmore
AM (Ret'd)

Spitfire Association Patron

Spitfire Association


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Cancellation Policy

COVID-19 restrictions are being considered throughout planning for this event. Should the event be cancelled entirely, your ticket will be held in credit and transferred to the next function.

Refunds for extenuating circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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