Seminar: ‘Sisters of the South’

‘Sisters of the South’: Australian-South African botanic exchange and the origins of comparative climatic forestry in South Africa c.1881-1994 Brett Bennett, University of Texas at Austin/University of Western Sydney Wednesday, 29 September, 4.15-5.30 pm...

New book – Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve

Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin CSIRO PUBLISHING, 352 pages, Hardback, Colour illustrations, ISBN:9780643097490, $59.95. Desert Channels is a book that combines art, science and history to explore the ‘impulse to conserve’ in the distinctive Desert Channels...

The Gifts of the Furies

by Glenda Cloughley A mythic story-song about relations between people and Earth Musical Director – Johanna McBride Inspired by The Oresteia by Aeschylus and Tom Bass’s sculpture Ethos, the spirit of Canberra Presented by A Chorus of Women as a citizens’...

New book: Green Harvest

Green Harvest: a history of organic farming and gardening in Australia by Rebecca Jones Published by CSIRO PUBLISHING in September. Green Harvest explores the fertile and healthy history of organic farming and gardening in Australia.  It tells the story of the...