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“Crisis? What Crisis? How History, Law and Policy can save the world!”

Join Mark Swivel and special guests for captivating discussions on these current hot topics over 8 sessions.

Feel free to attend one session or all 8, it’s up to you.

Breaking the Glass – Wed 8 May

How to respond to the emergencies we face in inequality, climate and governance.
Our time is now! With Damon Gameau.

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Money Matters – Wed 15 May

Why economics is key to democracy. A light speed survey of economic theory and
policy from Smith to Mazzucato. With Colleen Ryan.

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Consent Withheld – Wed 22 May

The Myths of Sovereign Citizenship. How the legal system really works in abstract
theory and everyday practice. With David Heilpern.

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Green Futures – Wed 29 May

How will we live in 2099? What policy, law and funding do we need for land use,
energy and transport of the future? With Belinda Kinkead.

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Freeing the Mind – Wed 5 June

How do the law, new therapies, and drug reform fit together – from the war on
drugs to better wellbeing? With Micha Lerner.

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The Yartz – Wed 12 June

Making art makes sense, makes money, makes us happy. How do we improve arts
policy and the law for artists? With Lindy Lee.

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Fair Go – Wed 19 June

Social Democracy and Housing. The role of government in housing through history
and how the past can guide the future. With Brandon Saul and Tracey Mackie.

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Too Soon? – Wed 26 June

The Contested History of Australia. Colonisation, our constitution and catching up
with our past. With Julianne Schultz and Belle Budden.

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Bookings Essential

Full fee: $30 per session, Concession: $20 per session

Each session runs from 6.30pm to 8pm in Mullumbimby.

Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start and light refreshments will be available for purchase on the night.