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Professor Lesley Hughes — Climate Change & Australia (NEW DATE)

Professor Lesley Hughes will address the latest global and national trends in Climate Change, and what must happen next.
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Prof. Muireann Irish — The Time-Travelling Brain (NEW DATE)

Professor Muireann Irish reveals how research into memory loss is uncovering the secrets of our time-travelling brain.
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Consumer Rights and You

In our next Good Life talk, experts from NSW Fair Trading reveal your rights as a consumer — and what you should do if something goes wrong.
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Penny Griffin — Popular Culture & The (False) Death of Feminism

Penny Griffin examines how women are represented in popular culture and whether this contributes to gender stereotypes, sexism and anti-feminism.

Jane Rawson — From the Wreck

Join Jane Rawson for an engaging talk on her novel From the Wreck, writing family history why speculative fiction might be the best way to tell a factual story.
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Professor Lesley Hughes — Climate Change & Australia (RESCHEDULED)

This event has been rescheduled due to circumstances beyond our control. NEW DATE: Thursday, 2 November at 6:00pm.
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YES or NO? Special Forum on the Marriage Survey

Be fully informed when deciding how to vote in the Australian Marriage Postal Survey, with Alex Greenwich MP and Monica Doumit.
The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter (1978)

A free screening of Michael Cimino's 1978 film The Deer Hunter, a story about three men who served in the Vietnam War, and the impact this had on their lives and families.
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Vasudha Chandra — The Mishaps & Maladies of the Brontë Sisters

All seven novels written by Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë contain descriptions of diseases, injuries and untimely deaths that reflect…
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Richard Waterhouse — Mozart and ‘The Doll’ HISTORY WEEK

Join Richard Waterhouse for a fascinating exploration of 'cultural hierarchy' for History Week.
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Warren Fahey — The Good Old Bad Old Days HISTORY WEEK

Join cultural Historian Warren Fahey as he talks, sings and leads us on an eclectic romp through the colourful history of Sydney’s inner east from Kings Cross to Rushcutters Bay.
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Susannah Fullerton — Samuel Pepys: His Library & The Enlightenment HISTORY WEEK

Susannah Fullerton discusses Samuel Pepys & the Enlightenment, his extraordinary library & the incredible story of his Diary & how it finally came to be published.
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Sulari Gentill — Crossing the Lines

Sulari Gentill, author of the popular award-winning Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, joins us to talk about her inspirations, the craft of writing, what Rowly is up to next, and her new novel Crossing the Lines
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Gardening for Life

We are joined by experts on making the most of your garden, including Doug Purdie who will give us the buzz on creating a bee friendly garden
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Poems for Winter

Join us in the warmth of the cosy Tom Keneally Centre celebrating the chilly months with Poetry for Winter, read by our beloved Poetry at SMSA group.
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Felicity Fenner - Why Public Art Matters

Dr Felicity Fenner profiles activity-based contemporary public art projects in Australia & around the globe that change the way we think about and inhabit our cities.
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Prof. Muireann Irish — The Time-Travelling Brain (Science Week)

Professor Muireann Irish reveals how research into memory loss is uncovering the secrets of our time-travelling brain.
O Lucky Man Classic Film Night

Lindsay Anderson's O Lucky Man! (1973)

O Lucky Man! is a sprawling, surrealist musical starring Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts and Helen Mirren,