Talks & Performance

Talk

How diversity in Fire and Rescue will build a safer society | Bronnie Mackintosh

"We do more than just fight fires". In this engaging short talk, Firefighter Bronnie Mackintosh explains that a diverse Fire and Rescue workforce, one that truly reflects the society...

Talk

What I learned about conflict from living on “Mars” | James Bevington

Surely six people living in isolation for eight months as part of a simulated mission to Mars would experience some epic conflicts, right? James Bevington, the commander of Mission...

Talk

Farmers are key to a better future | Anika Molesworth

As a farmer, Anika Molesworth understands many of the challenges facing farmers - who are all trying to create more with less. Increasing populations, ecosystem...

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Ideas

Idea

TEDx Sydney 2017 Speakers – Jane Gilmore

“This is the story of John and Mary, a typical Australian couple, and how gendered economic inequality plays out over a lifetime. John ends up comfortably wealthy Mary lives...

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...

Idea

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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