Recap: The Di Gribble Argument 2021
On 28 March, the Wheeler Centre was proud to host The Di Gribble Argument 2021at the Malthouse Outdoor Stage. Honouring the late Di Gribble, an extraordinary powerhouse of Australian public life, The Di Gribble Argument provides an indelible addition to the national debate.
Artist Meets Expert
These are trying times for our planet. With many species either endangered or extinct, the world is changing at a rapid rate. In this conversation, interdisciplinary artist Alex Last – creator of the Melbourne Knowledge Week event Beast of Burden of Proof – and writer and conservation volunteer Fatima Measham sit down to discuss the relationship between humans and animals, sharing…
Live-stream: Young Mob Yarns
Young Mob Yarns offers a safe space to have a yarn on a range of topics, share knowledge, and form meaningful connections. In light of the recent announcement of the Yoo-rrook Justice Commission, named after the Wemba Wemba/Wamba Wamba word for ‘truth’, this event will explore what truth and justice look like to young people. Speakers will discuss the process…
Mapping Culture: Treaty
'I stand in solidarity of who it is I am and what Treaty represents as the tree. I am the tree of life that I have been given, and I will be the tree of life that I will give to future generations to come.'
Natarsha Bamblett’s moving maiden speech at the inaugural First People’s Assembly two years ago spoke…
The Di Gribble Argument
Teila Watson on What’s Not in the Past
What are the connections and causes of genocide and ecocide in so called "australia"? This is one of the pressing questions raised in Teila Watson’s essay The Intrinsic Connections between Ecocide and Genocide. Join us for a discussion on the importance of truth telling, ecological and social governance, and disabling white supremacy within climate change discussions.
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The Di Gribble Argument
Brave Old World: Victor Steffensen on The Present
Hosted by author Tony Birch (Blood, Shadowboxing, The White Girl) Victor Steffensen will be joined by artist, fire management expert and cultural advisor Tammy Gilson and other guests for a lively discussion sparked by his essay, The Planet is Us. Arguing that our environment is inextricably linked to our personal and collective health, Steffensen is…
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