Future Voices: Decolonising Australian Media
In 2020, the Broadly Speaking series launched with a powerful conversation with distinguished professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson, in recognition of the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking book, Talkin’ Up to the White Woman. Throughout a year of insightful, challenging and engaging conversations about contemporary feminism and gender in colonial Australia, Moreton-Robinson’s text has been a reminder of the ways some…
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The continuation of Aboriginal art and cultural practices has been vital in the ongoing resistance to colonisation in Australia. Since European colonisation, various practices have been historically denied and disrupted, and the knowledge of many techniques has been lost.
Yorta Yorta/Wamba Wamba/Mutti Mutti/Boonwurrung artist and designer Maree Clarke has played a…
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…
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Aileen Moreton-Robinson: 20th Anniversary of Talkin’ Up to the White Woman
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