Events

22 Apr, 2020

Media Industry Crisis

Webinar by the Australia Institute In conversation The crisis facing media and journalism was already underway before COVID-19 hit, but the public health crisis has accelerated the industry’s problems. What is going wrong? How can we promote a diverse and thriving media industry and protect the role of journalism in our democracy? Copyright Agency Chair […]

22 Apr, 2020 to 24 May, 2020

Revealed Exhibition 2020

Online exhibition by Fremantle Arts Centre The Revealed Exhibition showcases over 100 of the best new and emerging Aboriginal artists from WA’s remote and regional art centres, as well as independent and Noongar artists from metropolitan Perth and the South West. The works span a breadth of styles and mediums including painting, installation, video, textiles, […]

18 Apr, 2020 to 19 Apr, 2020

The Writers Mentor

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors Finding the voice and heart of the vision Do you struggle to find your voice or maintain the vision of your manuscript? Whether you’re writing a novel or memoir, this inspiring masterclass will help you to clarify the heart of your project, boost your productivity and find […]

08 Mar, 2020

Blak Markets

The Blak Markets on Bare Island allow Aboriginal stallholders to sell unique and authentic arts and crafts, with all profits going back to their communities. Throughout the day there will be art workshops, cultural song and dance performances, and interactive Wiradjuri storytelling sessions. The market takes place in the Kamay-Botany Bay National Park with the […]

04 Mar, 2020

The Common Good

This event is part of Adelaide Writers’ Week. In The Politics of the Common Good, Jane R Goodall argues that we are caught in the throes of a neoliberalism that fails to value the wellbeing of a community. Human welfare comes second to budget surpluses. John Quiggin’s Economics in Two Lessons posits that those very […]

04 Mar, 2020

The Weekend

This event is part of Adelaide Writers’ Week. The Natural Way of Things was a literary sensation and garnered its author accolades and awards. Charlotte Wood’s new novel, The Weekend, is equally impressive. A study in female friendship, loss and the challenges of ageing, the story unfolds over a Christmas weekend, as three old friends […]

04 Mar, 2020

Maybe the Horse Will Talk

This event is part of Adelaide Writers’ Week. “I am absolutely terrified of losing a job I absolutely hate”. So begins Elliot Perlman’s latest novel, Maybe the Horse Will Talk, an excoriating examination of the dehumanising impact of corporate culture. Elliot’s unerring capacity to capture the zeitgeist saw his first two novels – Three Dollars […]

29 Feb, 2020

Damascus

This event is part of Adelaide Writers’ Week. “The world is in darkness”. So begins Christos Tsiolkas’ extraordinary new novel Damascus, a fictional account of the chaotic years after the crucifixion of Jesus, when Saul becomes Paul, vicious persecutor becomes passionate proselytiser, and in oppression is born a cult of belief that becomes one of […]

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