To The Point with Dr Gordon Reid

Tue 1 Nov 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Dr Gordon Reid, the new federal member for Robertson, will be talking about what it is like working in parliament after his first 6 months.

Dr. Gordon Reid is a Wiradjuri man who was born on Darkinjung country and grew up on the Central Coast. He attended Umina Beach Public School and Central Coast Grammar School, before studying medicine at the University of Newcastle, completing his B.Med. in 2016.

Dr Reid previously worked as an emergency doctor. He said that he decided to run for Parliament while working in the Emergency Department at Wyong Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing people waiting for treatment.

After his election in 2022, Reid is one of six First Nations people in the Labor Caucus. He speaks Indonesian and plays the saxophone.

The To The Point lecture series is a program designed to bring the very best academic scholars and lecturers from around Australia to our College for free lectures on a range of stimulating and exciting topics. This is in keeping with our commitment to inspire life-long learners in our school and in our society.