Talks & Performance

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Identity In The Face Of Terror | Gill Hicks

Gill Hicks’ story is one of compassion and humanity, emerging from the ashes of chaos and hate. Gill shot to international prominence in the worst possible way, as a...

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Tackling The Boy Crisis | Michael Kimmel

In the world of gender studies, Michael Kimmel is what you might describe as an early adopter. He has spent much of the last forty years calling himself a...

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Lazy and Outraged? Don’t Take It Personally | Cathy Wilcox

As an award winning satirical cartoonist Kathy Wilcox is a master of making big, biting satirical statements in modest little spaces, utilizing her vantage point of being published in...

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Ideas

Idea

The Election of Trump Proves That We’ve Lost Trust in Institutions

Nick Schiavuzzi considers the circumstances that led to the election of Donald Trump in light of TEDxSydney alumni Rachel Botsman's recent TED Talk 'We’ve stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers'. Watch...

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What’s Mine Is Yours – On Collaborative Consumption

In her 2010 TEDxSydney talk, Rachel Botsman introduced many us of the idea of Collaborative Consumption - a facet of what has become known as The Sharing Economy. Susie Stokes revisits Rachel's talk in light of...

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“When opportunity knocks”: wise words from 2014 Fast Ideas winner

Last year's Fast Ideas segment was won by Oliver Damian, who came up with the notion of rewarding people on the basis of what they contribute to society, not...

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