What’s it all about? What are the challenges a female journalist faces in a traditionally male dominated profession, especially in hot spots around the world? Mary Saliba, has worked at Al Jeezera for 5 years and has shown her courage moving to the Arabian Gulf as a single woman to cover the issues affecting the Middle East and the world in general. Mary will attend our special International Women’s Day celebrations to speak about her experiences, including her work covering the Arab Spring and refugee crisis in Syria. What will we cover? International Women’s Day is about celebrating women’s achievements and contribution to society. In the spirit of International Women’s Day, Mary will also discuss some of the experiences of women living in the countries she has visited. Come and listen to Mary’s amazing stories and join in on the discussion afterwards. Who will be teaching? Mary Saliba, is an Australian, born to Lebanese migrants, who has worked with the Al Jazeera Network, the largest broadcaster in the Middle East for 5 years. This free event is a partnership event with People Just Like Us, City of Sydney, the Jesuits Refugee Services and the women’s group Kings Cross Knitwits. Light refreshments will be provided on both the afternoon and night-time session.Read More →
Pu’er tea is the origin of all tea in the world. In this workshop you will not only be tasting some of China’s rarest Pu’er teas, from tea cakes as old as 18 years, we will also highlight the spectacular places and people behind this long steeped tradition of growing and producing these exotic teas.Read More →
Many authors have delved into their family history and used their families anecdotes and experiences to fuel their work whether it is a work of fiction or fact. We all have a history and we are all shaped by our families, even by those members we have never met. Are you eager to explore your family history but are not sure where to start? Get inspired and learn some practical tips to research and write your family story.Read More →
The event serves as a call for unity and for positive action, encouraging Australians to improve our nation’s welcome for asylum seekers and refugees and to acknowledge the skills and energy they bring to this country.Read More →
Ever walked through a museum, browsing ancient sculpture and Renaissance paintings, and wondered: “Which god is that supposed to be? And why is there a 3-headed dog next to him?”
Come along to hear about the eccentric characters of the world’s most well known extinct religion.Read More →
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