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New scholarships for Indigenous leaders

In November last year, I announced the creation of two new scholarships specifically for Indigenous students, including generous financial support, mentoring and the opportunity to build genuine work experience as a stepping stone into architecture and project management.  

Green open space is critical for our health. Spaces can take many forms including community gardens, which bring neighbours together as they grow fresh food and enjoy time together. Photo: Susan Thompson

Green spaces under threat

Government plans for the redevelopment of the Waterloo public housing estate, with a population increase from about 2,000 to 10,000, will see the large open space at Waterloo…

Eyes wide shut, full speed ahead

A turtle swims over the bleached coral at Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, February 2016     Photo: XL Catlin Seaview Survey

White reefs – Nature’s cry for action on climate change

When Tony Fontes set off from California in 1980 his plan was to travel the world as a back-packing dive instructor. But his first stop was the Whitsundays and that was it. …

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Theatre Review – Seven Days in the Life of Simon Labrosse

Engaged as we are in the build up to an election, French-Canadian Carole Fréshette’s Seven Days in the Life of Simon Labrosse presented by the innovative and exciting Théâtre Excentrique is wonderfully, hilariously relevant.

Goat Mask by Jovana Terzic

Basic and binding

WATERLOO: A new exhibition at the Orchard Gallery showcases sculptural work by participants in Saturday art classes at the South Sydney Uniting Church. Mud, Paper, Glue has been lovingly curated by Catherine Skipper and Jovana Terzic.  

Food for thought in No Meat May