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Landmark women: Heather Reid AM

Heather Reid, chief executive officer of the ACT Football Federation and Canberra United Football Club

Landmark Women, 20 March 2015

Heather talks about the evolution of women’s involvement in soccer, her childhood in the Snowy Mountains and almost 40 years working in sports administration.

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sport, women

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Is cycling normal? The past, present and future of the bicycle in Australia

Daniel Oakman, National Museum of Australia

Cycling in Australia series, 21 February 2015

Curator and cyclist Daniel Oakman explores the history of the bicycle and the resurgence of cycling in Australia and across the world.

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bike, urban

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Landmark women: Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou

Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou, Handmade Canberra

Landmark Women, 20 February 2015

Handmade Canberra founders Julie Nichols and Rachel Evangelou discuss their creative passions and the business and markets they inspired.

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art, business, craft

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Landmark women: Michelle Hetherington

Michelle Hetherington, Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia

Landmark Women, 21 November 2014

Curator Michelle Hetherington discusses her life and her work researching and developing major exhibitions for the National Library of Australia and National Museum of Australia.

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cook, exhibition, exploration, journeys, pacific

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Equitation science: understanding how horses think and learn

Professor Paul McGreevy, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney

Spirited lecture series, 14 November 2014

International Society for Equitation Science co-founder Paul McGreevy discusses his approach to understanding how horses think and learn, as well as his work as a scientific adviser in the development of the exhibition Spirited: Australia’s horse story.

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history, horse, leisure, sport

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Landmark women: Dr Sue Packer AM

Dr Sue Packer AM, Child at Risk Assessment Unit, Canberra Hospital

Landmark Women, 17 October 2014

Paediatrician Sue Packer talks about her work to improve the lives of children and her role chairing the Mr Fluffy asbestos expert reference group.

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abuse, children, neglect

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Body and spirit: Australian horse welfare

Jennifer Wilson, Karen Hood and Tammy Ven Dange with introduction by Martha Sear

Spirited lecture series, 16 October 2014

Curator Jennifer Wilson on the history of horse health and welfare in Australia in conversation with Karen Hood, president of the Heavy Horse Heaven rescue organisation, and Tammy Ven Dange, chief executive officer of the RSPCA in Canberra.

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history, horse, leisure, sport

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Drawing Life: Warlpiri lines on a changing world

Dr Melinda Hinkson, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University

15 October 2014

Anthropologist and curator Melinda Hinkson reflects on the process of introducing an important collection of crayon drawings, six decades after they were made, to the descendants of their makers in the Northern Territory.

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art, ceremony, culture, indigenous, spirituality

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Spearing fish, turtle and swan

Andrew Sayers, AM, author of Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

Andrew revisits how the book came into being and discusses some new questions in relation to artist Tommy McRae.

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art, indigenous

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Following the line: establishing south-east artists practice

Jonathan Jones, Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist and independent curator

Aboriginal Artists of the Nineteenth Century: a celebration, 30 September 2014

Jonathan discusses his research to define a wider Koori artistic movement and outlines the striking similarities better the work of artists in the nineteenth century such as Tommy McRae and contemporary artists such as Roy Kennedy.

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art, indigenous

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