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Barbara McGrady: The First Nations photojournalist that shaped the industry

By MIKALA THEOCHAROUS  The McDonald Jones stadium in Broadmeadow NSW, is full of fans.  Greg Inglis stands in the middle of the field above the scrum, preparing to lead the traditional war cry before the Indigenous All Stars game. In the middle of it all is 67-year-old Barb McGrady, camera in hand.  A murmur erupts […]

School solar panels “a no-brainer” say climate conscious parents

By ALLISON HORE Ahead of the deadline for public submissions for the next federal budget, a grassroots movement of Aussie parents is calling on the government to prioritise funding for solar panels on every school and early childhood education centre. The group, Australian Parents For Climate Action (AP4CA), say supporting their Solar Our Schools is […]

A Well Founded Fear Special Screening

A decade ago filmmakers followed Phil Glendenning as he tracked down people who were deported by the Australian Government after their claims for protection were rejected. A Well Founded Fear is the story of Phil’s search. This week the Edmund Rice Centre will host a special screening of this poignant film in the hopes of […]

Arts & Animal Activism

By Rita Bratovich. Art is an inherent and integral part of a community. It enriches it. It helps build solidarity by allowing people to contribute and express themselves. It facilitates communication and enhances celebration. The animal rights movement began as a protest and has evolved into a sub-culture, enhanced by the creativity of its passionate […]

THE ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL

Activists, adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers come together in the Adventure Film Festival, a collection of shorts that will inspire, motivate and even terrify. The sporting shorts are breathtaking, such as Sportlife: Water, introducing us to one of the world's free-diving champions, who holds his breath up to seven mins 47 seconds, diving to depths of over […]