The Australian screen industry has become a prominent source of storytelling in the nation’s vibrant and eclectic entertainment scene. It’s an industry that continues to be internationally recognised through both the film and television disciplines. It helps shape our concept of the Australian reality, and the world’s.Yet if women aren’t equally represented in the industry, how can the stories told be deemed a fair representation of society?Continue reading
Amongst the chaos and hard hit to the arts industry, the pandemic has created room for conversation within the dance community.
Dance pioneers in street and club dance styles from the United States have decided to cull the term “urban” due to it being a derogatory reference to the African American experience and an example of how the dance industry has capitalised on and exploited Hip hop culture.Continue reading
Increasingly severe COVID19 outbreaks across Victoria in 2020 saw the VFL, Country, Metro, VAFA and NAB Leagues put on hold.
Initially, the seasons were postponed during the first wave of the virus in around April / May.
By the middle of the year, following the easing of restrictions after a lull in infection rates, there was some hope the season could be salvaged.Continue reading
In the era of droughts, fires and cultural loss, land lovers have worked to ensure the next generation doesn’t repeat the mistakes of the past.
Pockets of innovation have sprung up across the country, often guided by Australia’s First Nations people, whose wisdom spans further than 50,000 years.Continue reading
U.S. President Donald Trump is trailing in the polls, lacking a clear campaign message and running against a popular former Vice-President; but here, in Australia and around the world, millions of ‘QAnon’ conspiracy theorists are taking to social media as ‘digital soldiers’ to tilt the electoral scales back in Trump’s favour.Continue reading