Tom ROBERTS <em>Shearing the rams</em> 1890 <!-- (recto) -->   oil on canvas on composition board 122.4 x 183.3 cm   National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1932 4654-3

Go beyond the surface of Tom Roberts’ iconic painting, Shearing the Rams, as contemporary voices discuss how Roberts captured a key moment of industrial, societal and economic change in Australia.

Presented by The Wheeler Centre.

Shearing the Rams | Michael Varcoe-Cocks

Australian stories | Esther Anatolitis

The spirit of a young nation | Dave Oliver

Doors opened by technology | Hugh Bradlow

A song for Tom Roberts | Gillian Cosgriff