'The Earth is a Common Treasury',
proclaimed the English Revolutionaries in the 1640s. Does the principle of the commons offer us
ways to respond now to the increasingly destructive effects of neoliberalism?
Adapted from Andy Griffiths' and Terry
Denton's phenomenally successful Treehouse book series, Richard Tulloch's play — The 13-Storey Treehouse — is
action-packed, full of laughs…with a see-through swimming pool, a tank full
of man-eating sharks and a lemonade fountain!
Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law. However, successive governments in Australia have declared the need to 'stop the boats' whatever the cost, be it human, economic, moral or legal.
Wild, passionate and ultimately tragic: the
love story of Australia's famous literary couple, Charmian Clift and George Johnston,
plays out on the idyllic Greek island of Hydra in the 1950s in this reimagining
from award-winning playwright Sue Smith.
In Hand &
dialogues, interviews, creative reflections and essays, Hand & Mind brings together projects and critical writing to provide a fascinating insight
into the study of architecture.
'Enjoy hours reminiscing on Christmas Day about the Coles Cafeteria, Mello Yello yo-yos, Professor Julius Sumner Miller, Nintendo's original handheld Game & Watch and Singer sewing machines. A terrific time capsule.' — The Herald Sun
first ten years I grew up in Lavender Bay with the smell of salt water, in houses
facing the grey curved eye of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There was a distant
rumble, like thunder, when trains went across.'
Rickard was one of the most significant Australian architects of the twentieth
century. A key member of the Sydney School, his practice spanned 60 years and
he produced some of the most notable and recognisable houses of the period.
Honeysuckle Creek reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing. Andrew Tink gives a gripping account of the role of its director Tom Reid and his colleagues in transmitting some of the most-watched images in human history as Neil Armstrong took his first step.
'For the general reader, there are few better ways to get the backstory to the latest developments and controversies in science than through this annual collection of essays (and poems).' — Fiona Capp, Sydney Morning Herald
in love with my first misfit at the age of three. He was a disabled man in a wheelchair
who sold newspapers every afternoon outside the Empire Hotel in Annandale.
Whenever I glimpsed him in the distance I would break into a run, jump onto his
lap, and smother him with kisses.'