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Creative Complex: Art, Legacy and Accountability

12 June 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Ashleigh Wilson, Luke Carman, Shaad D'Souza...

The idea of the eccentric, outrageous creative genius – the 'mad, bad and dangerous to know' artiste – has...

Toolkits Live: The voice of reason: Dialogue & point-of-view with...

13 June 2019
Express Media
Alison Evans & Jennifer Down

Emerging writers are often told to ‘find their voice’. But what does that actually mean?

A timeline of the medieval world in books

13 June 2019
Boroondara Library Service

Come on a journey through history with stories of the middle-ages from around the world.

Racism and Health

13 June 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Santilla Chingaipe, Adele Murdolo, Lyn Morgain,...

In 2017, the Victorian Government released a report on the impact of racism on the health of people who...

Book Launch: Foliaje 1. Bilingual anthology of poetry and short stories.

14 June 2019
A Voz Limpia
A Voz Limpia and Revarena Ediciones

A bilingual anthology showcasing the work of 12 poets and short story writers based in Australia and...


14 June 2019 to 16 June 2019

Choose Your Own Adventure….

Virtual Reality

14 June 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Watsonia Library

Virtual painting! Get creative using a digital 3D canvas.

Lunchtime Bites: The Power of the Verb

14 June 2019
Writers Victoria
Kate Cuthbert

Stephen King says that the road to hell is paved with adverbs.

Doctors, danger and death: new medical thrillers

14 June 2019
Sisters in Crime
Susan Hurley, Sue Singleton, L M Ardor, Maggie...

Authors Susan Hurley, Sue Ingleton and L M Ardor talk to Maggie Baron, former forensic scientist and...