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Arts and culture

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We partner with leading organisations to bring you Sydney's most diverse arts and culture program.
Newspaper burning

In the current era, what does a free press look like? Join a journalist, satirist and political theorist to examine the state of affairs. 

Seeing the unseen: from brains to black holes

  • Tuesday 20 August, 6 – 7.30pm
  • How does the mind conjure an idea of something that doesn't exist, or that we haven't experienced? Join us for this special Innovation Week event. Book now

Breaking news: on the decline of press freedom and democracy

  • Monday 26 August, 6 – 7.30pm
  • What does national security, data security and the changing face of legislation mean for free speech and our right to know? A reporter, satirist and political theorist examine the state of affairs. Book now

Bold new ideas for Australia's future

  • Thursday 29 August, 6 – 7.30pm
  • Australian politics has been systematically disrupted by leadership changes, the rise of populism and shifting geopolitical realities. What now for Australia’s future? Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joins political adviser Marc Stears to discuss. Book now

Arts and Culture podcasts

We record most of our events, so feel free to visit Soundcloud or iTunes and listen to them anytime. Below, you'll find a selction of popular arts and culture podcasts.

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