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Professor Angelina Russo, University of Canberra, and Dr Steven Fleming, University of Tasmania, with introduction by Dr Daniel Oakman, National Museum of Australia
5 December 2013
Can you imagine a city where the car isn’t the dominant mode of transport? Listen to a challenging talk about how to re-imagine our cities in ways that use bicycles to make them convenient, inclusive, efficient and fast!
Ruth Pearce, former Australian diplomat
Landmark Women, 15 November 2013
Ruth speaks about her diverse and challenging international life as an Australian diplomat that included postings as Australian ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Russia along with accreditation to 12 former Soviet republics, the Philippines and Poland.
Vicki Humphrey, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 15 November 2013
Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation at the National Museum of Australia, shares best practice techniques in working with and handling watercolour and oil-based paintings.
Elizabeth Reid AO, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
Landmark Women, 18 October 2013
Elizabeth is a development practitioner, feminist and academic with a distinguished career in national and international public service and was appointed the world’s first advisor on women’s affairs by the Labor Government of Gough Whitlam in 1973.
Melissa Dede, Chris Hunter and Brett King
10 October 2013
To coincide with Floriade, three award-winning urban farmers give advice on how to grow award-winning produce. They explore ways in which contemporary gardeners understand and practise food production and share valuable tips and techniques.
Dr Guy Hansen, National Library of Australia
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 8 October 2013
In 1913, just like today, Australia loved its sporting heroes. Victor Trumper, Dally Messenger and Snowy Baker were celebrities and entrepreneurs as well as elite athletes who were starting to realise that sporting glory could be financially rewarding.
Daryl Karp, Director, Museum of Australian Democracy (MOAD)
Landmark Women, 27 September 2013
Daryl is an internationally recognised, award-winning executive with a passion for science media. In addition to her role as director of MOAD, she is director of the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Australia and the Children’s Television Foundation.
Professor Rae Frances, Monash University
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 24 September 2013
Throughout Australia, the women of 1913 were fighting to have their voices heard. Professor Rae Frances tells their story and outlines how women pursued their dreams of equality between the sexes.
Professor Jill Julius Matthews, Australian National University
Glorious Days: Australia 1913, 27 August 2013
Historian Professor Jill Julius Matthews surveys magazines and movies from 1913 to look at how people in Australia spent their leisure time a century ago.
Jude Roberts, Carmel Wallace, John Shortis and Major Sumner with Barbara Paulson
Critical Undercurrents - a One River symposium, 25 August 2013
Barbara Paulson, an assistant curator with the Museum’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program, facilitates this session of talks given by artists who participated in the One River project.