Six images reveal how we ‘see’ data and capture invisible science

Light bounces from an image to your eye, and is interpreted by your brain. oldskool photography / Unsplash As an experimental video-maker working at scales smaller than molecules, I surround myself in a variety of scientific visualisations. In reading popular media on scientific discoveries, I...

Ross Purdy – Kentucky Fried God Murder @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival

A strange boy re-enters a society that's wet the bed and now he's got to deal with the Earth's piss-soaked sheets. See him journey to belong in a world he doesn't understand where he becomes a fast food mogul and plans to kill God. Ross...

Crisis

Crisis, is a comedy written by multi award winning playwright Neil Cole and performed by actors who have Schizophrenia under the project name “Into The Limelight”. A new Prime Minister is elected and five minutes later the economic crisis happens.Anne (by Ella Byrne) doesn’t...

Keateing’s Republic

This play is “the play we had to have” to revitalise the Republic that Paul Keating envisaged as Prime Minister in 1992. All the great quotes like “I want to do you slowly” are in there as the play engages in a comic tour de...

Colette Mann & Geoff Paine Mann Up and Take The Paine

Big acting for the small screen Join Colette Mann and Geoff Paine for a 50 minute intensive masterclass in soapy acting – no bubbles, no suds, just the essential guide on: * making soap scripts even more believable * driving a scene (in your direction) * crying on...

The Official Position of the Royal Stuart Society

H.R.H. Duke Franz of Bavaria (*14th July 1933) and the Crown of the Kingdom of Bavaria)

Michael – cancer story

This is Michael. At 26yrs old, he found a lump in his testi. And then just didn’t do anything. What mate you just left a big testicle just growing there? Mmm. I noticed something was up, but I ignored it. For ages. I’d been feeling under...

Clarissa’s Warning Book Tour Round Up

Book Tour Reflections Is a book tour worth the effort and the expense? This is a question on the minds of many authors as they think about ways to promote a new release. I have nine novels and a short-story collection under my belt so...

Grattan on Friday: Shorten’s not getting ahead of himself, but the tape measure is out

Shorten is several lengths in front in the polls. Rebecca Le May/AAP With the election likely to be called in about a fortnight – the weekend after the April 2 budget - behind the scenes Labor is “measuring the curtains” of government. Any sign of...

Don’t wait for a crisis – start planning your aged care now

The earlier you start planning, the better.Shutterstock Most Australians prefer to die at home but few adequately plan for it. Consequently, just one in seven dies at home. Some say they will make plans “when the need arises”. But what if you have a heart attack, go into a coma,...