Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 25/10/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

The truth is stranger than fiction. Largely because Björk is still alive.   10) Study and Struggle: Deconstructing Settler Colonialism and Borders 28th October What: The Study and Struggle program is the first phase of an ongoing project to organise against incarceration and criminalisation in Mississippi through four months of political...

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Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 18/10/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

The past is history, the future is a mystery, today your toilet's clogged. That's why you need to call a plumber.   10) How to Talk to Kids About Pornography 23rd October What: Seeing pornography isn't that it's about sex, but that it's about unrealistic sex. Want to learn more about...

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Top 10 Australia Revelry On this week 18/10/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Stock up on laxatives; this week's positively impacted with fun.   10) iHeartCountry 24th October What: Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Lady A and many more are performing for the 2020 iHeartCountry festival, which is going virtual this year. The event was recorded on one stage in Nashville. Why: We truly appreciate the genre...

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Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 11/10/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Cynicism won't save you, but optimism might kill you.   10) Carbon Sequestration & Biodiversity: Valuing & Managing Carbon-Rich Systems  13th October What: International and national climate mitigation policies have seen a growing interest in approaches to carbon accounting and investments in carbon-rich systems. Increasingly this interest includes a focus on...

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Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 04/10/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Stuff your crotch and brace yourself.   10) Society, Robots and Us  7th October What: Experience a conversation about important robotics topics and socio-technical issues in which domain experts and interesting thinkers will discuss topics relating to robotics innovation, commercialisation and inclusivity. This session will unpack the notion open source robotics...

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Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 27/09/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Breathe. Drink. Breathe. Drink. Repeat.   10) A Conversation with Ms Wendy Williams  30th September What: Ms Williams will discuss how we can apply the lessons learned following her conversation event with The Attorney General's Office to our approaches to policy making and how we can all be ‘policy critical’ friends....

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Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 20/09/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Don't wear fear or nobody will know you're there. Don't wear Crocs or everybody will pretend you're not there.   10) An Evening with Jodi Picoult  23rd September What: Experience 'An Evening with Jodi Picoult' to celebrate the launch of The Book of Two Ways. In conversation with Brit Bennett, author...

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Rip Out Your Stitches with the Sydney Underground Film Festival

Society is becoming increasingly desensitised to projections of the grotesque and violent. Shock is the necessary current that keeps our corpses momentarily animated at regular intervals. We know we can't start our day without a good strong coffee and a live-streamed suicide. Seems these days that...

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Top 10 Australia Culture On this week 13/09/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Flatten that cowlick! Mama's coming home.   10) Jane Fonda: What Can I Do? 15th September What: Join Jane Fonda for a live discussion of her most recent book. In What Can I Do?, Fonda weaves her deeply personal journey as an activist alongside conversations with and speeches by leading climate...

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Top 10 Australia Revelry On this week 13/09/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Tune in. Tune out. Tune in. Tune out. That's what repetitive dissociation is all about.   10) Calibro 35: Place To Be  17th September What: Calibro 35 (caliber 35) is a cinematic funk Italian band formed in 2007 in Milan. The band has released four albums and several movie soundtracks. Different...

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