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Co-Founder & Bootlegger at Prohibition Liquor Co. Adam Carpenter

The Prohibition Era that Sparked a Gin Revolution

Nestled in Adelaide’s CBD is a business that’s mastered the art of gin production, while taking aesthetic and artistic inspiration from the shadowy, underground scene of 1920s Prohibition Bootleg spirit makers. This distillery, which also houses a tasting room, is appropriately called Prohibition Liquor Co., and run by local graphic designer Adam Carpenter. more…

: A vibrant still from Pixar’s new heart-warming smash ‘Turning Red’.

UniSA Graduate Colouring our World at Pixar

From the early 1980s, Pixar has gifted us some of our most treasured animations: we have seen everything from loveable monsters, to a fish that needs to be found, to a rat with renowned culinary skills. But who are the people behind these colourful stories? Dominic Glynn is one of them, and his passion spans “to infinity and beyond”. more...

Madelyn Duckmanton and her daughter Letitia Limke.

The Quest for Advancement in Ovarian Cancer Research

Heartbreak is often a driving force for change. After losing her daughter, Letitia, to ovarian cancer, Madelyn Duckmanton has worked tirelessly – starting a charity, raising money and awareness, and funding research – to make inroads in the detection and treatment of this often asymptomatic disease. more...

Curator, artist and activist Djon Mundine OAM FAHA, and author, researcher and arts critic Dr Tyson Yunkaporta

A Yarn with Prominent Aboriginal Thought Leaders

Curator, artist and activist Djon Mundine OAM FAHA, and author, researcher and arts critic Dr Tyson Yunkaporta have been named the inaugural Pirku murititya UniSA Visiting Research Fellows, as part of the new donor co-sponsored program which brings the world's best researchers to UniSA. Hear from these respected leaders in this yarn, facilitated by alum Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney AM, and presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Samstag Museum of Art and the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy. watch...

Franklin Dos Santos tossing an apple in the fruit and vegetable section of Foodland

A Career Moving Up Through the Ranks of “the Mighty South Aussies”

It started as a casual job at 18 years-of-age; now, 30 years later, Franklin Dos Santos is the CEO of the Foodland Group that once hired him as a teenager. South Australians are incredibly proud of the Foodland brand, and this UniSA Alumnus is working to maintain the local business’ favourable reputation, while supporting his employees through the same pathway he experienced. more...

Adelaide Planetarium School Holidays Session - TILT, featuring fulldome movie 'Astronaut'. 28 April @ 11am

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Events & Exhibitions

1 February until late November 2022 >> Experience MOD.’s INVISIBILITY

INVISIBILITY is everywhere. It’s the people you don’t notice, the environmental changes we can’t see, and the algorithms working hard behind the scenes. What can we notice when we start paying attention? In MOD.’s new exhibition, we’re shining a spotlight on all the things we can’t see to help us better understand the world around us and our place in it. Are you ready to see the unseen?

7 February to 14 April >> Sanaa Exhibition

Curated by Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity, co-presented and sponsored by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and supported by Principal Partner LK, Sanaa Exhibition returns to the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery in 2022. Exploring the theme of Home, the Sanaa Exhibition features contemporary Australian based artists from Aboriginal, African, Iranian, Colombian and Brazilian backgrounds alongside international artists from India, Senegal, Kenya and South Africa.

Thursday 7 April >> Omar Musa: Killernova

Join The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre for the Adelaide book launch of Killernova - a collection of poetry and wood cuts that burns blindingly bright, created by Visual Artist, Poet and Author, Omar Musa. The island of Borneo was once the most heavily wooded in the world, and its people have always carved wood beautifully. In Killernova, grappling with his heritage, Omar Musa remixes this ancient art form with fiery poetry forged in the stars. Omar Musa will be in conversation with Jessica Alice, Director of Writers SA.

Wednesday 20 April >> UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture delivered by Craig Foster AM

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Craig Foster AM, former Socceroos captain and now human rights advocate presents the UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture. Despite calls of ‘togetherness’ and ‘shared humanity’, of the ‘interconnectedness’ of everyone in society in Australia and around the world during the height of COVID-19, the pandemic uncovered staggering inequality. Craig explores a new social bargain with human rights at its core.

Thursday 28 April >> Jo Dyer: Burning Down the House – Reconstructing Modern Politics

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, arts powerhouse and independent candidate, Jo Dyer tells the story of how our political system went awry. In her new book, Burning Down the House examines how Australia is now contemplating the type of leadership they want—responsible, humane, moral—qualities that are not reflected in our current toxic politics. At a time when the country is crying out for leadership, ordinary Australians are determined to burn it all down and build something new. Jo Dyer will be in conversation with Natasha Stott Despoja AO.

Saturday 30 April >> The Avoidable War: The Hon Kevin Rudd AC In-Conversation with The Hon Mike Rann AC CNZM

A war between China and the US would be catastrophic, deadly, and destructive for all involved – but it is no longer unthinkable. The capacity for either country to cross a fatal line grows daily. But is war truly inevitable? Former Prime Minister The Hon Kevin Rudd AC's book The Avoidable War demystifies the actions of both sides, explaining and translating them for the benefit of the other. Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, Kevin Rudd will be in conversation with The Hon Mike Rann AC CNZM.

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