Free speech, human rights & social issues
Lockdown has been tough for many teens – missing milestones, dealing with school and family stresses and separated from friends. Let’s be honest, it’s been a struggle.
At this online event, we'll talk frankly about self-care strategies during Covid-19 and beyond. How have teens been looking after themselves, and each other, during this surreal and difficult time?
Hosted by Lucy…
Broadly Speaking: Power, Privilege and Pushing Back
In our first Broadly Speaking event, Aileen Moreton-Robinson talked about the blinkers of white feminism, and explored alternative ways for women to conceive of freedom and power. In this follow-up panel discussion, we brought together exceptional minds from Australia and abroad to expand on the themes of sovereignty, race and activism.
Hosted by journalist and podcaster Amy McQuire, our panellists – including lawyer…
Power, Privilege and Pushing Back
In our first Broadly Speaking event, Aileen Moreton-Robinson will discuss the blinkers of white feminism and explore alternative ways for women to conceive of freedom and power. In this follow-up panel discussion, we’re bringing together exceptional minds from Australia and abroad to expand on the themes of sovereignty, race and activism.
Hosted by journalist and podcaster Amy McQuire, our panellists…
Take Heart, Take Action
Beci Orpin is a beloved Australian designer and illustrator. Her book for kids, Take Heart,Take Action, is filled with bold and beautiful illustrations and simple messages for children on how to make the world a better place: 'be kind', 'don't lose heart', ‘compost’, ‘protect nature’. It’s a book to spark discussions about the planet and our place in…
Business as (Un)usual: Bookselling under lockdown
Since the start of the pandemic, booksellers have been providing people with a crucial way to survive isolation – books! We checked in with a few of our favourite independent Victorian sellers to see how they've adapted to business in lockdown.
Aileen Moreton-Robinson: 20th Anniversary of Talkin’ Up to the White Woman
It's been 20 years since Aileen Moreton-Robinson wrote Talkin’ Up to the White Woman, the seminal work of Australian First Nations scholarship that exposed the blinding whiteness, and the serious limitations, of Australian feminist thought.
In her book, Moreton-Robinson traces and honours the history of Indigenous women’s activism in Australia and lays bare some uncomfortable truths about white women’s…
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