Kerferd Oration

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

28 Jul 2019

The Kerferd Oration promotes a culture of community discussion through sharing knowledge. The Oration brings to local people an emerging issue presented by an eminent speaker within the context of social justice in rural areas.

This year’s Kerferd Oration is to be delivered by Barry Irvin AM, the Executive Chairman of Bega Cheese. Barry Irvin has extensive experience in the dairy industry and has been Chairman of Bega Cheese since 2000.

The 2019 Kerferd Oration titled “Still…Life. Discovering solace in the beauty of every day”, will be presented by Ailsa Piper, author, walker and story teller. The oration, lunch and community discussion are completely free.

Bookings are appreciated to ensure the best possible event is delivered. Gold Coin donations on the day are welcomed to support the continuation of the event.

The annual Oration, which aims to promote community discussion, is a free event sponsored by Indigo Shire Council, La Trobe University, WAW Credit Union and Quercus Beechworth.


Art & Culture Carpark Caters for limited mobility Coach Parking Disabled access available Non Smoking Restaurant


Free Entry

Event Times

28 Jul 2019

Annual Event


George Kerferd Hotel

Oak Avenue, Beechworth, 3747

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