Speak for Yourself

Claire Duffy's blog about public speaking and communication (in real life). Speak well, do well!

20 years on: Keating’s Remembrance Day reprise

20 years after delivering his most famous speech,  former Prime Minister Paul Keating  bookended  it with another  oration.  Keating gave this commemorative address at the National Remembrance Day service at … Continue reading

12/11/2013 · Leave a comment

“He is all of them. And he is one of us”. Keating’s eulogy for The Unknown Soldier.

This Armistice Day is the 95th anniversary of the end of the Great War. Great statesmen have  made many great speeches to honour and mourn those dead, but Australian Prime … Continue reading

11/11/2013 · Leave a comment

How to write an ANZAC day speech

I love the Parliamentary Library. It is a goldmine of briefings, information, summaries and analysis of all sorts of public policy issues, freely available online. It is a quiet testament … Continue reading

23/04/2013 · Leave a comment

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