After an unprecedented bushfire season, the curious protagonist of Dr Virgina Lowe’s prose poems considers our planet, the climate crisis and chance.
The theme of Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s yearly program is ‘solastalgia’ which asks what the response of art will be in face of destruction, dispossession and the climate crisis. The program was kicked off with moving works from Nick Moir, Tony Curran and Waratah Lahy, and Hannah Bronte.
The documentaries of the 9th annual Transitions Film Festival’s are ground-breaking and urgent as they encourage us to see global issues and ways to change
The story of a terrifying period in modern history, 5B chronicles how one ward became a standard of genuine human care in a realm of fear mongering and paranoia.
The need to take urgent action on climate change is clear, for our environment, for our economy and for our human rights, Hugh de Kretser from the HRLC explains.
I don’t know whether to be intensely irritated, that he is telling me the reality I don’t want to hear, or profoundly grateful that I can tell him my darkest thoughts and he responds with love.
The government was armed with rhetoric for a climate change debate, but not prepared for any disaster a changed climate brings.
In light of the voluntary assisted dying bill currently before the Western Australian parliament, Janelle Koh considers voluntary assisted dying from a critical rights perspective, and queries whether a right to a good death may operate with unequal effect upon minority populations.
Joy McCann has travelled extensively in the Southern Ocean; from the icy shores of Antarctica to beaches teeming with life in South Georgia. There are many threats facing the Southern Ocean in the decade ahead but there is also a little bit of good news.
James Atkinson interviews rap artist, science communicator and playwright Baba Brinkman about rap, science, the politics of politicking and the importance of human engagement in talking about science.
Sandra Renew’s poem ’Rising’ portrays a parched planet, and explores the way the climate crisis is changing our environment.
Laurie Halse Anderson’s autobiographical collection of poetry is a story of survival more than it is a story about rape.