On the day I see The Bridge, at the Substation in Newport, there’s a State election in Victoria. I hadn’t planned it that way, but by election day, I’m glad to be seeing some theatre with its roots in the social realist Melbourne Workers Theatre, a (now-defunct) company that formed in Melbourne in 1987 out […]
The conversation around human rights comes in all forms, in this six-part series we explore that conversation through the lens of film.
Winner of the Good Grief Award, writer Simone King explores the plight of East Timorese refugees settling in Australia.
Ten Australian artists present a joyful celebration of contemporary Indigenous life, culture, and humanity through their various art forms of choice at ACCA this month.
In her latest work, beloved Australian writer Maria Tumarkin defies convention and delves tenderly into trauma and grief through the lens of familiar truisms.
With unflinching focus, these poems by Lisa Jacobson depict the plight of those seeking asylum in Australia.
Sanam Sharma considers the effect of everyday racism on the next generation.
Writer Kelly Walker considers the impact of the same sex marriage plebiscite on the daily life of families.
A new poem by Sandra Renew calls for marriage equality and respect.
Melissa Broder, the poet behind Twitter account So Sad Today, delves into her most personal memories, fetishes, addictions and mental illness in the hilariously frank memoir So Sad Today.
Isabelle Li’s collection of interlinked short stories, ‘A Chinese Affair’, is a valuable contribution to the understanding of contemporary Australian society.