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Hugh White in conversation with Nick Bisley - Mon 4 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

4 December 2017
Readings Bookshop

Mon 4 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

I Know You Are, I Said You Are: Gender Stereotypes and Kids

4 December 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Sami Shah, Nelly Thomas, Ro Allen, and Alyena...

Hanging upside-down from monkey bars, doing handstands, turning cartwheels – for years schoolyard play for...

The Problem of Scientism

5 December 2017
Existentialist Society
Dr. Kevin Orrman-Rossiter, from the Centre for...

Existentialist Society.
Free public lecture, 8pm, followed by questions and discussion.

Radiotopia and Beyond with Julie Shapiro

5 December 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Julie Shapiro, Kate Montague, Sophie Black, and...

You might think of Julie Shapiro as a master listener.

Curator's Floortalk, Art on the Page

6 December 2017
University of Melbourne Special Collections
Noel Shaw Gallery

Join curator Susan Millard, Special Collections Librarian, for an insight into the works on display and...

Author Talk with Ken Piesse

6 December 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Ken Piesse

Ken Piesse is Australia’s most published living sportswriter with 74 books to his CV, including his latest...

I Heart Rome with Maria Pasquale - Wed 6 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

6 December 2017
Readings Bookshop

Wed 6 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

Jimmy Watson's, 333 Lygon Street, Carlton

The Show of the Year 2017

6 December 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Casey Bennetto , Isabel Angus, Dave Arden,...

2017: it's been thrilling; it's been terrible; it's been … a rocky ride.

A Night With Andy and Jill Griffiths

7 December 2017
Writers Victoria
Andy and Jill Griffiths

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