Breadth, budgies and bicycles

With restrictions lifting and borders re-opening, the last six or so weeks have felt like a camera re-focusing. A shift that’s been defined by the injection of great distance and new adventures with special company.

Disability in 2031 – Part Two

We continue our exploration of how disability might be defined in 2031. In part two of this episode we learn about our guests' experience of disability in Central Australia and the challenges facing people with disability and their families in remote communities. Against this backdrop, my guests outline their hopes and concerns for how Australia... Continue Reading →

Disability in 2031 – Part One

Kim McRae offers a very different perspective of how disability is understood, some of the key contrasts that exist in Central Australia and the persisting connection between disability and poverty. Have a listen.

Central Australia in 2031

Central Australia is part of the country that I think we could benefit from a much closer understanding. Its future will say a lot about the type of country that Australians call home in 2031.

Australia and Southeast Asia in 2031

In my conversation with Ben Bland, Director of the Lowy Institute's Southeast Asia Project,  we look at how Australia is positioning itself in Southeast Asia, what this means in terms of foreign relations and the big question for this episode: how will Australia engage with South East Asia in 2031? Have a listen!

Caring for the environment in 2031

On this edition of Imagining Australia, I spoke with three individuals who have made it their life’s work to push for changes in how Australia interacts with the environment. All of my guests tap into themes of love, responsibility and political change to find a level of hopefulness about what sort of shift is possible. Have a listen.

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