Events at Virtual Event (Zoom)

Poetry at SMSA

VIRTUAL MEETING Poetry at SMSA 2020

Join the Poetry at SMSA Group every 2nd Tuesday of each month to recite, listen and discuss poetry in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Members only - guest welcome.

ASCCA 2020 Online Conference – Living Your Best Online Life

In 2020, ASCCA is moving its annual conference online and embracing the theme of ‘Living your best online life’.
Poetry at SMSA

VIRTUAL MEETING Poetry at SMSA 2020

Join the Poetry at SMSA Group every 2nd Tuesday of each month to recite, listen and discuss poetry in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Members only - guest welcome.

VIRTUAL TALK: The Making of the Australian Working Class with Babette Smith

Join historian Babette Smith as she explains how the research for her book The Luck of the Irish reveals that the reaction of ordinary prisoners to the convict system was crucial to creating the Australian working class.

VIRTUAL TALK Climate change and the post-COVID world with Lesley Hughes

Lesley Hughes will provide an update on how we are tracking with emissions in relation to the Paris targets, how climate impacts are ramping up, and how we can use the lessons of the pandemic to shape a more positive future.
Poetry at SMSA

VIRTUAL MEETING Poetry at SMSA 2020

Join the Poetry at SMSA Group every 2nd Tuesday of each month to recite, listen and discuss poetry in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Members only - guest welcome.
Molab Concept of a "Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV)", 1965 (Source: NASA)

VIRTUAL TALK Visions of Futures Past with Kerrie Dougherty

Space historian Kerrie Dougherty delves into the fascinating story of space projects that never were, from Britain, Europe, the USSR and Australia, as well as those of the US space program.
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VIRTUAL TALK Intellectual Property with John August

John August discusses intellectual property and why it now has such a hold over our lives and our freedoms.
Fire Stephen Pyne

VIRTUAL TALK Fire with Stephen Pyne

Join the world’s leading fire historian, Stephen Pyne, for a fascinating exploration of the history of fire and Australia's ever-expanding. catastrophic fire season.
Poetry at SMSA

VIRTUAL MEETING Poetry at SMSA 2020

Join the Poetry at SMSA Group every 2nd Tuesday of each month to recite, listen and discuss poetry in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Members only - guest welcome.
Deborah Cassrels Gods and Demons

VIRTUAL TALK Gods and Demons with Deborah Cassrels

Former foreign correspondent Deborah Cassrels joins us to peel back the tourist veneer of Bali and greater Indonesia in her new memoir Gods and Demons.
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VIRTUAL TALK The Changing Face of Sydney with Thang Ngo

Diversity expert and food blogger Thang Ngo will go beyond the numbers to explore the allure of our modern city and its communities through taste, touch and fragrance.
Poetry at SMSA

VIRTUAL MEETING Poetry at SMSA 2020

Join the Poetry at SMSA Group every 2nd Tuesday of each month to recite, listen and discuss poetry in an informal, friendly atmosphere. Members only - guest welcome.
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VIRTUAL TALK Sleep Tight with Dr Camilla Hoyos

Sleep researcher Dr Camilla Hoyos explains what sleep is, its benefits to our overall wellbeing, healthy brain ageing and dementia prevention - and what we can do to help get a good night's sleep.
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VIRTUAL TALK From the Majestic to the Mundane with Richard White

Travel historian Richard White surveys the history of a range of mineral spas in Australia, including the magnificent Hydro Majestic, and dips into some of the many excellent Australian spas in operation today.
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VIRTUAL TALK John August — Close to Home: Sydney's Marvels

With ravel restrictions being eased, but still in place, this is the perfect time to explore some of Sydney's hidden treasures online with John August
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VIRTUAL TALK Mark Dunn — The Convict Valley

In The Convict Valley Mark Dunn reveals the colonial past of the Hunter Valley, the convicts, the white settlers and the original Aboriginal landowners.

VIRTUAL TALK How to be an Australian with Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Ashley Kalagian Blunt joins for a virtual chat about Australian identity and culture through the eyes of a slightly anxious Canadian.