Integrity 20 returns

24 – 26 October 2018



And launch of the 2018 Integrity 20 program

Stan Grant is one of Australia’s most respected and awarded journalists. He has more than 30 years experience in radio and television news and current affairs and a strong reputation for independence and integrity.

Stan will join award-winning journalist and author, Madonna King, for a wide-ranging conversation on the big challenges facing the world today.

When: 6.30 for 7pm, Mon 6 Aug 2018
Where: State Library of Queensland, Auditorium 1
Tickets: Full – $22.00 / *Conc. – $16.00


Former CEO of Westpac Gail Kelly, in conversation with award-winning author and journalist Madonna King, 2017 Integrity 20 Conversations

Gail Kelly & Madonna King

Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk and international journalist Peter Greste discuss ‘history, lies and ISIS’, 2017 Integrity 20 Conversations

Robert Fisk & Peter Greste

Speaking on the origins of genocide and crimes against humanity at the 2016 Integrity 20 Program Launch

Philippe Sands QC

International lawyer and author

I am grateful for the chance to reflect on what may be the greatest challenge that free nations face today. How to restore integrity and public trust to Western democracies at a critical moment in our history.

Jeff Bleich

Former U.S. Ambassador to Australia

More courage is required to forgive than is required to take up arms.

José Ramos-Horta GCL AC

Former President of Timor-Leste

It was a privilege to attend and to be exposed to such stimulating ideas and speakers.

2017 Audience Member


% of 2016 attendees who would recommend the Integrity 20 to their friends and family

Rarely have so many of us been imprisoned, beaten up, intimidated or murdered in the course of our duties

Peter Greste

Journalist and Correspondent

What a treat to hear such nuanced and sophisticated dialogue and debate about these complex issues!

2016 Audience Member

The Griffith Lecture 2014 – What Global Integrity?

Geoffrey Robertson QC

Human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster

I try my best to deliver something that is undeniably true. So that if the fundamentalists care to see my performance, they can look at themselves and laugh.

Sakdiyah Ma'ruf

Indonesian Stand-up Comedian

How to Destroy Democracy: Lessons on Imagining the Worst – Opening of Day 2, Integrity 20’17

Masha Gessen

Author and journalist

My argument was, you’re not going to get security in Afghanistan until you address the corruption problem.

Sarah Chayes

Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Thank you for this marvellous, multiple-day extravaganza… I’ve been to a lot of conferences and this is one of the best run, nicest, most impressive, most eclectic gatherings. It’s really been a treat.

Charle Lewis (US)

International Investigative Journalist


% of 2016 attendees who enjoyed Integrity 20

Many of the international participants were – as you know – full of genuine praise not just for the fascinating way you blended such disparate but relevant content, but also for the smooth organisation of the conference, the warm hospitality, and the overall calibre of the event…

Luke Stegemann

2016 Integrity 20 Steering Committee