Federation Dinner & Tim Fischer Oration

On the Friday of the Federation Festival weekend we hold the Federation Dinner and Tim Fischer Oration.


Former Deputy Tim Fischer was Corowa's local member for all his time in both State and Federal Parliaments and he has kindly allowed us to use his name for the oration.


The oration is for people prominent in their field, to present a topic of interest, with possibly a Federation and historical leaning.


Presenters of the oration to date have been.

  • Dr Jeffrey Brownrigg - Adjunct Professor of Australian History, Canberra University
  • The Hon Tim Fischer - Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia 
  • Major General Shane Caughey - 38+ year army officer who grew up in Corowa 
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police Michael Corboy APM