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Australian feminist luminary Eve Mahlab AO is turning 80. To celebrate, we’re throwing a party like no other—and you’re invited.

Featuring Virginia Trioli as your esteemed MC Let’s Dance! is a celebration of the women’s movement, the people who made it happen and the gender equality changemakers of today. 

And did we mention there’ll be dancing? Oh yes!

Learn soul grooves with a modern twist from dance leader Anna Go-Go or sit back, have a chat and listen to cool jazz from some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, led by Simon Starr.

To make your evening even more unforgettable, our menu will be designed by a culinary delight, soon to be announced.

6.30PM Saturday June 3
Leonda by the Yarra

Dress code: party
Tickets: $150 (pp) / $1350 (table of ten). 
Ticket includes three course meal and drinks (menu TBA).

Funds raised through this event will go to the Victorian Women’s Trust Breakthrough actions for women’s economic security and safety.

Tickets

Can’t be there in person? Send a birthday card to Eve instead.

Meet Eve, the feminist trailblazer.

Eve arrived in Australia as a refugee after WW2. Educated in Melbourne and abroad, she cut her teeth as a lawyer in the 1960s, at a time when women were pushing boundaries, marching through the streets and letting go of antiquated gender roles. As Eve navigated her own feminist journey she brought others along with her, later emerging as a leading voice for women in business, philanthropy and politics. Join us as we celebrate her significant milestone birthday and pay homage to her truly remarkable body of work.

Send a birthday card to Eve

Performers

Virginia Trioli
MC

Journalist, author & broadcaster

Two-time Walkley Award winner Virginia Trioli is one of Australia’s best-known journalists, with a formidable reputation as a television anchor, radio presenter, writer and commentator, who seamlessly combines a rigorous interviewing style with a wicked sense of humour.

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Anna Gogo
dance leader

Party animal, footloose wonder & dance guru

Anna Achia is part jazzercise instructor, part comedian, part soul music historian, part madwoman and all-round one of the funniest people you will ever meet.” – R. Stewart

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Supporting partner

Join us for festive evening with one of Australia’s leading feminists, Eve Mahlab AO.

Happening at Leonda on the Yarra, ‘Let’s Dance!’ is a celebration of shared feminist history and future pathways. Funds raised on the night will go to the Victorian Women’s Trust Breakthrough actions for women’s economic security and safety.

Tickets on sale now.