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11 Aug 2009
Say No 4 Kids Petition
If cigarettes can go behind the counter, why not porn? Say No 4 Kids is working to remove pornography from children's view in places such as milk bars...
02 Aug 2009
Melinda Tankard Reist Commentary
The Ngarrindjeri of the Lower Murray River and Coorong have told the South Australian state government that the construction of regulators will seriou...
23 Jul 2009
Kick the Tin featured on the Book Show
ABC Radio National will broadcast an abridgement of Kick the Tin by Doris Kartinyeri as part of its First Person timeslot on the Book Show. The progra...
22 Jul 2009
Seminars: Children & the Sexualised Media
Australian Council on Children and the Media, in alliance with Kids Free 2B Kids, presents two Melbourne seminars:
Bratz, Britney and Bralettes: the ...
22 Jul 2009
Vandana Shiva on Radio National
Vandana Shiva talks about her latest book, Soil Not Oil , with Phillip Adams on Late Night Live. A podcast has been put up on the Radio National website. You can listen to the program here.
Songs for Stories, the Indigenous Literacy Day Benefit Concert, is being held 7.30pm, Tuesday 25 August at the Melbourne Town Hall. It features The Ca...
09 Jul 2009
New Voices 2009
Eltham Bookshop's New Voices festival will be held on Saturday, 25th July at St Margaret's Church Hall, Pitt St, Eltham. Featured authors include Jane...
07 Jul 2009
APC Poem of the Month
'Hamish, Australia, 8 March 2009' from Susan Hawthorne's new collection of eco-poetry, Earth's Breath is featured as this month's 'poem of the month' ...
In a dawn raid, Kate is arrested. She is imprisoned, beaten, kept awake and tortured. She has no idea what has happened...
The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light...
Ann Hannah was an ordinary, no-nonsense, practical woman. While a constant and caring presence in the life of her...
In Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed Helen Lobato argues that we do not know whether HPV vaccines will decrease the...