05 Mar, 2019

WTF Australia? How Australia’s politics let us down

View the full event details here. Five Prime Ministers in five years. A Government unable to govern. Former leaders sniping from the sidelines. Preference-whispering electing Senators with the merest skerrick of support. Formerly respected institutions revealed to be rife with base corruption and criminal self-interest. WTF is going on? Crikey’s Bernard Keane (The Mess We’re […]

05 Mar, 2019

Journeys and Place

View the full event details here. Powerful accounts of lives straddling countries tell of the dislocation of life in a state of exile, and the courage of imagining a new home. Moreno Giovannoni writes tales of leaving and returning home in The Fireflies of Autumn. Sisonke Msimang tells of growing up in exile from apartheid-era […]

04 Mar, 2019

INFORM: Copyright Agency Cultural Fund

View the full event details here. Looking for support to pursue professional development and career enhancing opportunities, or create new work? The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund offers grants to support individuals working in the writing, publishing and visual arts sectors. They also offer career-sustaining Fellowships for established authors, visual artists, publishers and teachers. The Cultural […]

24 Feb, 2019


View the full event details here. Kristina Olsson, Markus Zusak, Gail Jones & Anthony Uhlmann muse on one of the world’s great cities with Mikey Robins. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.

24 Feb, 2019

Aesthetics, Arguments & Anthills

View the full event details here. Australian authors Gail Jones, Susan Midalia & Greg Fleet discuss style, substance and story in short and long fiction with Laurie Steed. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.

23 Feb, 2019

Other Lives, Other Bodies

View the full event details here. Miles Franklin Award-winning authors David Malouf, Rodney Hall & Anna Funder discuss the role of the literary imagination in coming to grips with the world with Adam Suckling. Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.

11 Feb, 2019 to 15 Feb, 2019

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference

ALIA Information Online Conference is the biggest event in the information professional’s calendar. The conference has been held since 1990 and attracts over one thousand influential professionals from all sectors of the library industry. The conference program has a multi-sector focus and provides a unique opportunity for organisations to promote and showcase their products and […]

01 Dec, 2018 to 14 Jan, 2019

John Fries Award 2019 call for entries

The Call for Entries to the John Fries Award 2019 opens 9am AEDT 1 December and closes 5pm AEDT 14 January 2019. Check out their Frequently Asked Questions to help you through your application. We also recommend you follow the John Fries Award on Facebook or Instagram to find out the latest updates.

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