Future of … Education

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 12:00 pm

School: we’ve all been there and everybody’s got an opinion on how it should be done. Three young creatives will delve into how the schools of tomorrow will affect the next generation of young writers, including the changing role of technology, the ‘ideas economy’, NAPLAN and ‘safe schools’. Won’t somebody PLEASE think of the children?

Image credit: Alan Weedon

Australian Poetry Presents: Poetically Pushing Against Dominant Narratives


Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Between/across/along/in/out/around – the many voiced and the many textured landscape of queer poets writing in Australia right now.

Future of … Journalism

Saturday, October 1, 2016
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Sure, since the rise of the internet, journalism has been an ever-changing beast. But lately it's seemed a little ... more ever-changing.

First Nations Poetry as Resistance

Saturday, October 1, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear from some deadly Aboriginal voices as they discuss poetry as a platform for activism and the space within the Australian literary landscape for Aboriginal writers to subvert the narrative.

Future of … Funding

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What is this 'funding' and where can we find it?