Anti-vaccination loophole for Christian Scientists
ABC Radio PM
Anti-vaccination activists are trying to use a religious loophole granted to Christian Scientsts to escape new rules that would cut off their childcare and family assistance benefits. Lecturer David Smith looks at the small religion, whose origins lie in the United States.
Night-time Design: Envisioning Luminous Cities
The University of Sydney
Leni Schwendinger is a lighting designer with expertise in the illumination of architectural and public spaces around the world. She will present her creative illuminated environments, ones that highlight infrastructure and neglected spaces – opening up fresh ideas for local districts.
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Terrorism to be fought in cyberspace
ABC RN Breakfast
The massive hack of Sony Pictures last year has put cyberterrorism on the public radar and was the catalyst for President Obama to put cyber security at the top of his 2015 agenda. Former US Ambassador to Australia and Centre visiting professor Jeffrey Bleich discusses the way forward for Australia and the US.
1 - 16 May
Grounded: a play by George Brant
The Centre, in collaboration with Red Stitch presents Grounded by George Brant at the Seymour Centre. Coming to Sydney from Melbourne, Grounded has just been nominated for 5 Victorian Green Room awards (including best theatre of 2014). It was also nominated by the Guardian and the London Standard as one of the top 10 plays of 2013.
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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Research associate Tom Switzer discusses former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's announcement that she is entering the 2016 presidential race and the lingering doubts about her intergrity that remain after Benghazi and her latest email controversy.
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has thrown her support behind China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. With the US increasingly isolated in their opposition to the AIIB, lecturer Malcolm Jorgensen says participation is in Australia's interest.