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IQ2 2017 Subscriptions

28 March - 24 October 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Sydney Town Hall
483 George St
Sydney NSW 2000

Tickets From $49

From racism and animal rights to transgender identity, The Ethics Centre's IQ2 debates shape national conversation and have global impact. Take Stan Grant’s powerful speech, ‘Racism is destroying the Australian dream’, first delivered at our October 2015 IQ2 debate. His words moved thousands and reignited a national conversation about the experience of Indigenous Australians.

In 2017, the Ethics Centre's IQ2 debates are your opportunity to listen to the policies and practices that shape our world and discover where you stand on some of the most important issues of our time.

For a limited time, this is your chance to make the most of significant savings with an IQ2 subscription package – starting at just $49 for all four debates.


2017 Debates will be held on:
28 March | 6 June | 1 August | 24 October 2017

in our new home at Sydney Town Hall.

Topics we'll explore include:

The Refugee Convention | criminal justice | political correctness | the future of humanity

NB. This order will deliver one ticket for the full IQ2 2017 season.
Individual tickets for each of the four debates will be sent via email on 13 March 2017.

Details and full speaker lineups for each debate will be announced well in advance of each debate. We can guarantee four compelling and entertaining nights with some of the sharpest, wittiest and best informed observers in Australia.


For a limited time only, we're offering up even more ideas with your year of intelligent debate. Enrich your mind with your free copy of New Philosopher magazine, and an Ethics Centre tote bag.

Simply buy your IQ2 Subscription before 6pm AEDT on Monday 27 March – no special code needed – and pick up your tote bag and magazine from our table in the foyer of Sydney Town Hall on the night of our first debate on 28 March.

Free gift will be automatically applied to orders for those who purchase their IQ2 subscriptions between 5pm AEDT Tuesday 21 Feb and 6pm AEDT Monday 27 March. Tote bags and magazines will distributed in person at the first IQ2 Debate, Political Correctness Has Failed Itself, on 28 March 2017. One tote bag per subscription. Big thanks to our friends at New Philosopher.

About Intelligence Squared:

IQ2 is the Australian arm of the international debate series, Intelligence Squared, which is also held in London, New York and Hong Kong. Speakers have eight uninterrupted minutes to share their ideas – a luxury in today’s fast paced media environment of 15 second grabs and political party spin lines. Help us shape our world with ethics and intelligence.

If you're buying a subscription as a gift, we've created a gift certificate for you to download and insert your tickets into, here.


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