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How to make a better world: A. C. Grayling
Join our inspiring thinkers to tackle the big questions about what a better world would look like and how we get there.
Veena Sahajwalla | There's no such thing as waste
Think twice before you throw that rubbish in the bin!
Addicted to dopamine
Why our relentless pursuit of pleasure leads to pain and what we can do about it.
Geraldine Brooks on Writing History
If you love writing that brings history to life, don’t miss this talk.
Something That May Shock and Discredit You
Can making fun of the cultural canon create more honesty about our private truths?
David Cooper Lecture | Julia Gillard in conversation with Tegan Taylor
What have we learned from the pandemic about the importance of fighting inequality?
Stan Grant on Australia’s inequality crisis
Stan Grant questions whether Australia's crisis of inequality can be addressed before the nation falls apart.
The Genetic Lottery
What does equality really mean in a world where inheritance influences success?
Vote for Women
It's 2022, why is equal representation in the Australian parliament still a problem?
How Eyal Weizman and Forensic Architecture expose state violence and abuse.
Citizens for climate action | Peter Garrett & Jean Hinchliffe
2022 Gandhi Oration | Activists Peter Garrett and Jean Hinchliffe on the importance of citizen action in the face of cascading climate crises.