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Sam Mostyn on the future of our care system
What could a more equitable and just care system look like?
The Politics of Science
Who pays for science? Does it matter? A conversation with Naomi Oreskes.
Roxane Gay in conversation
Writer, professor, commentator and self-proclaimed 'bad feminist', Roxane Gay returns to UNSW Sydney.
Grace Tame: Speaking Out
2021 Australian of the Year, Grace Tame reflects on the last year and the catalytic power of collective women’s voices.
Saving our Food
How wasted food has become a lead weight in the global fight against climate change.
Zoe Xirocostas | What we can learn from weeds
Can weeds help us find answers to the world’s problems? Non-native plants have wreaked havoc on so many of the world's precious ecosystems, but what can they teach us about ...
Joyce Wu | Ending violence against women
Ending violence against women starts with men, their behaviours and attitudes. Changing the social structures starts with a conversation, so how do we encourage men to put women on the ...
Andy Symington | The fight for sustainable renewables
Our race for renewables has a dark side. As consumers, how can we ensure our transition to a sustainable planet isn’t achieved at the expense of the less fortunate?
Fiacre Rougieux | The solar energy future is already here…
The transition to zero carbon will be one of the biggest shifts in the history of humankind. Australia could be a global leader in renewable innovation, so why don’t we ...
Matthew Priestley | Why a smarter grid is key to a renewable future
Australia has an almost infinite capacity for solar, wind and hydro energy, but it turns out converting those forms of energy to function correctly within our existing electricity grids isn’t ...
Bronwen Morgan | Legal imagination
Think of a world where rivers had human rights, corporations were regulated by their stakeholders, ecocide was a crime, and money looked entirely different. Where can legal imagination take us?