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Swoop Aero is transforming the way healthcare is delivered to everyone everywhere

Eric Peck is dedicated to changing the way the world moves essential supplies through drone capabilities – making access to the air seamless. In just three years, he has successfully built up Swoop Aero by combining his humanitarian work as an Air Force pilot, and business learnings from his time at UniSA, into a revolutionary start-up that’s changing lives across the world. more...

digital and real estate realm

The digital native revolutionising the real estate landscape

A leader in the digital and real estate realms, with a pronounced drive to be at the forefront of technological advancements in the field, Carrie is dedicated to finding buyers their best housing and investment solutions. Now she’s branching out on her own with the WOW Impact Group and a different way to do business. more...

hardware rod evins

A Banner four decades of serving the community in hardware

Rod Evins kept South Australians stocked up with all their home renovation and hardware needs in the four decades he led South Australian family-owned company, Banner Hardware. After a merger with industry giant Mitre 10, Banner has come a long way from the single store Rod established 41 years ago. more...

Kombucha justin tarlier doecke

A labour of love and fermentation in the South of France

Justin Tarlier-Doecke has taken his passion for Nutrition & Food Sciences and filtered it into a new venture with an idyllic backdrop in the South of France. After meeting his French, now-wife, he permanently moved to the country and together they started kombucha company, L’eau à la Bouche or ‘mouth-watering’. more...

artist Kirsten Coelho

Artist Kirsten Coelho’s ceramic vessels inspired by Homer’s Odyssey

Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) and Master of Visual Arts graduate, Kirsten Coelho, and UniSA’s Samstag Museum of Art Associate Curator, Joanna Kitto, sit down to talk about the artist’s career, and Homer’s Odyssey — the Ancient Greek text that inspired Kirsten's most recent body of work, Ithaca. Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts.


5 November >> Poverty: Where to Draw the Line

What is the poverty line? What does it feel like to live on one side of it, or the other? Has Australia found a new intolerance for letting people fall by the wayside? Join The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre for this online discussion as part of the Just A Thought series. Discussion includes insights from Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), and Rita McDonald, who is currently receiving JobSeeker. Rita shares her experience of life on the poverty line, and how the recent increase to JobSeeker has transformed her life. 

12 November >> Perspectives with David Capra

David Capra will articulate how his work promotes joy and hope through performance and participation. David is a performance artist who is best known for his work inspired by his muse, dachshund Teena. David and Teena have a long-standing history of creating socially engaged projects that make the world feel a little less lonely. Presented as part of Perspectives - an initiative developed by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, ACE Open and Guildhouse.

19 November >> Criminalising Journalism, Silencing Whistle-Blowers - Your Right To Know

Freedom of the press and the role of journalists within democracies has never been under such sustained attack. Think of Julian Assange, Witness K, Bernard Collaery, David McBride, Richard Boyle, and the AFP raids on the ABC. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and ABC Friends SA/NT, Quentin Dempster AM, former Chair of the Walkley Foundation and veteran journalist, broadcaster and author will canvass these threats in conversation with University of South Australia's Professor Rick Sarre.

24 November >> A Repurposed Life: Ronni Kanh In-Conversation with Simon Bryant

Join The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre online for an In-Conversation with social entrepreneur and founder of the food rescue charity OzHarvest, Ronni Kahn. Shared with the humour, warmth and energy that have made her an internationally renowned keynote speaker, this heartfelt exploration of the choices that define us will speak to anyone seeking a more passionate expression of being alive.

26 November >> Craig Reucassel’s Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge, In-Conversation with Jane Caro AM

Join The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre for this online event with Australian writer, comedian and broadcaster, Craig Reucassel. In conversation with social commentator Jane Caro AM, Craig will discuss his book, Fight For Planet A. The book outlines the climate challenge and what we can do when there's no Planet B.



3 - 25 November >> 2020 Youth Poster Awards Exhibition

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Australian Migrant Resource Centre, this exhibition showcases selected posters submitted by students from South Australia's primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions. The artwork is a response to themes which are critical in the acceptance and settlement of new arrivals to Australia. Those themes include multiculturalism, cultural diversity, anti-racism and the welcoming of refugees into Australia, as well as how refugees become part of, and contribute towards, the Australian “family”.

Until 28 November >> Kirsten Coelho: Ithaca

The Samstag Museum of Art continues its long-standing artist-led series, focusing on new works by South Australian artist Kirsten Coelho. Coelho, the 2020 SALA feature artist, presents Ithaca, a new installation of porcelain vessels influenced by Homer’s Odyssey.

Until 28 November >> Amos Gebhardt: Small acts of resistance

Amos Gebhardt's Small acts of resistance is a new moving image work created through the inaugural South Australian Film Corporation and SALA Festival’s Artist in Residence commission, see it at the Samstag Museum of Art now.

Until 28 November >> Anne Wallace: Strange Ways

Strange Ways is the first major survey exhibition of Samstag Scholar Anne Wallace and includes works from the early 1990s through to the current day. Born and raised in Brisbane in the 1970s, her highly accomplished figurative paintings are as much about the textual as the pictorial.

Until 11 December >> History of Australian Industrial Relations

Now showing in the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library presents an exhibition about the history of Australian industrial relations from the colonial period to the present day. The exhibition will explore Bob Hawke’s impact on industrial relations in Australia through his work at the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and as Prime Minister of Australia.


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