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Peter Greste: In Conversation
18 Oct 2017, Trades Hall
In a world where the first casualty of war is truth, journalism has become the new battleground.
Thalassaemia & Sickle Cell Awareness Seminar
18 Oct 2017, Australian Intercultural Society
Learn about Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Anaemia - one of the most common inherited or genetic blood disorders in the world.
Why I Reject Religion
10 Oct 2017, Unitarian Hall
Come along to the Atheist Society's public lecture, 'Why I reject Religion', with speaker Dr Nick Trakakis from the Australian Catholic University.
Researching Mission Songs with Jessie Lloyd
16 Nov 2017, State Library of Victoria
Learn about the day-to-day life of Indigenous communities on missions, settlements and reserves through the secular songs that were sung after church.
One Object, Many Stories: Matchbox Labels
9 Nov 2017, State Library of Victoria
Take a closer look at the striking commercial art of mid-20th-century matchbox labels that depicts the popular culture and fashion of the time.
Australia's New Wave of Italian Migration
5 Oct 2017, Co.As.It.
Much has been said about post-WW2 Italian migration to Australia but what is known of the new, young, skilled and educated Italian migrants of today?
Melbourne International Games Week
22 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne International Games Week is Asia Pacific's largest digital games celebration, featuring conferences, events and activities for all.
Health Matters: Ageing Well
24 Oct 2017, AMREP Lecture Theatre
Join leaders from the science, media, health and medical worlds for a talk on the opportunities and challenges of ageing in the 21st century.
Australian Men’s Network, International Men’s Day
20 Nov 2017, Melbourne Convention Centre
This event celebrates men's achievements and contributions, in particular their contribution to community, family, marriage and childcare.
Hooked on Gambling: by Choice or by Design?
11 Oct 2017, Federation Square
Is gambling is a personal choice or a behaviour driven by the sophisticated design of gaming machines and social environments?
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