Lentil, LaTrobe, Lunches & Links

Interviewing for a LaTrobe University  “Lawn Lunch” promo for 2017- spruiking the specific Lentil As Anything link-to all things culinary and culturally diverse. In particular I shared the Lentil philosophy, it’s varied services as well as my...

Defining Times in Trying Times

Tonight I participated in a session for the ‘Defining moments in Australian History’ program of the National Museum of Australia, in Canberra, featuring in a ‘Postwar immigration’ panel discussion.The panel examined: How have Australian...

Speaking Truths , Without a Cue

A pleasant change in pace today presenting for a Regional Arts Victoria gig :”critiquing cultural leadership, speaking truth to power”. I was specifically asked ‘not to prepare’ – in order the participants (alumni of the RAV leadership...

Architects of Social Bridges

Had a brilliant time at the #RedCrossAU event , for ‘Architects of Social Bridges’. The gravitas of this issue was amplified in spades after Sen. Hanson’s maiden tirade of racism cloaked in factual errors, earlier this week.  Between right wing...

An Ed for Change

This morning I met with Ed Husic MP, Shadow Minister for Employment Services and Workforce Participation.  We shared a candid conversation about a host of socio political issues including how the economic strain of low income families is furthered when many early...