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The Fifth Estate responds to the most important stories of the day and reignites those that have fallen off the front pages.
In each episode, host Sally Warhaft interviews Australians with their own story to tell about this very long year – from a police officer with previously unimaginable power to a school student navigating a stop-start year, a writer with unexpected reserves of solitary time and an emergency doctor...
Since March 2016, Aziz has been reporting from Manus in short 30 second bursts, via WhatsApp messages sent from a smuggled phone. On the day his correspondence kicks off with Michael, he’s already been in detention for 864 days. Aziz tells the inside story – the good and the bad – of a place...
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Andrew Denton investigates the stories, moral arguments and individuals woven into discussions about why good people are dying bad deaths in Australia.
The Wheeler Centre presents thoughtful conversations about Australian literature – away from the lights of Melbourne, at Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove on the Mornington Peninsula.
The Interrobang is a first – a Festival of Questions driven entirely by questions submitted by you. Through a series of controversial, funny, revealing and insightful talks featuring a diverse group of thinkers – our Brains Trust – you'll explore new ideas across books, politics, race, language,...
Over four days in June 2012, our speakers – philosophers and theologians, historians and writers, believers and non-believers – will consider what it can mean to be religious, and what role the voice of faith may legitimately have in the conversations of citizens in a multicultural, democratic...