If you worry about where your next meal
will come from, you’re not “food secure”. Shutterstock
You’d expect a dual-parent family on a median income to be able to put enough healthy food on the table. But once the cost of housing, transport and school are covered, too many Australians are having to choose between heating or eating.
We’ve long known...
Homeless women are particularly vulnerable to
gendered violence. from shutterstock.com
Women comprise 42% of Australia’s homeless population. Not only do many women become homeless due to family violence, homelessness can expose them to further gendered violence. Research shows homeless women experience violence – or feel vulnerable to it – in crisis accommodation, such as private rooming houses and motels, to which housing services often refer them...
Magnificent coronal mass ejection at the
sun in 2012. NASA, Wikipedia
From prayer and sacrifice to sunbathing, humans have worshipped the sun since time immemorial. And it’s no wonder. At around 150m km away, it is close enough to provide the light, heat and energy to sustain the entire human race. But despite the fact that our parent star has...
The Shalom│ Sydney Jewish Writers Festival‘s official opening night will feature journalist and host of ABC’s The Drum Ellen Fanning in conversation with a showstopping international guest author: Masha Gessen. Gessen is a Russian-American journalist, author, translator and activist who has been an outspoken critic of Putin and Trump. Masha Gessen is the author of nine books,...
Fictionalising the Holocaust - with Heather Morris (The Tattooist of Auschwitz), Lauren Chater (The Lace Weaver) and Kirsty Manning (The Jade Lily).
It is often said that fiction can explore and explain trauma more viscerally than factual details. Through three very different books, this session delves into that process and how it can illuminate the horrors and terrors...
Storytellers, a night of poetry, music and words.
With wordsmiths Donna Jacobs-Sife, Bruria Hammer and Matt Friedman.
Poets David Ades and Les Sher will read their poems.
Featuring performances by Old Man River, Miriam Lieberman, Nadav Kahn and Lior.
Hosted by Miriam Hechtman.
Tuesday 21 August, 7pm, Bondi Pavillion Theatre, $15-$25pp
Click here to find out more...
Professor Robert Manne has published innumerable books, articles and essays on public-interest topics ranging from climate change to the rights of asylum seekers, media challenges and the Islamic State ideology. On Borrowed Time is his latest collection of articles and essays published between 2011 and 2017, with a title essay that honestly and movingly deals with...
Pie in the sky? Mars Ice Home concept.
Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk has a vision for colonising Mars, based on a big rocket, nuclear explosions and an infrastructure to transport millions of people there. This was seen as highly ambitious but technically challenging in several ways. Planetary protection rules and the difficulties of terraforming (making the planet...
Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by
Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the
Toorak Times and Tagg.
Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of...
What a naughty and absurdly dark novel this is!
“Colton Forshay dreams himself into a bizarre sexual dystopia, a world in which nothing is as it should be. Sickening sex acts and sexual violence are the norm and in which the currency is deviant sexual acts. At first disturbed, then intrigued – and aroused – by his dreams of this...
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