Culture & society

“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” Mahatma Gandhi

Life without privilege

In focus groups this week, a participant in her 40's talked of 'privilege,' and how life is often not fair. Her disadvantage early in life...

The good, the bad and the ugly: Themes from 2020

As 135 fires blazed across Australia at the beginning of the year, the devastation of the summer bushfires was unfathomable. The bushfires were the year's...

PointData and the power of AI

“It’s a very difficult thing to grow a company from scratch,” George Giannakodakis says. “Let alone a high-tech company in a place like Adelaide, where...

Innovation key to Helpmann Academy’s COVID-19 response

The creative industries have been among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis. For South Australian-based organisation Helpmann Academy, the pandemic acted...

Should we follow rules without question?

When thinking about the national and state governments responses to COVID-19 in Australia, a fundamental pillar was to act quickly without question. This saw...

The rollercoaster of mood vulnerability

From bushfires ravaging country Australia to world leaders contracting COVID-19, if there's one thing 2020 has taught us, it's that we're all quite tender...

8 reactions to South Australia’s lockdown ‘whiplash!’

As South Australia's six-day lockdown has been cut short, it's fair to say all eyes are on Australia's festival state. The circuit breaker lockdown...

Roger Wilkins – US politics and people, vs Australia

Today we are joined by Roger Wilkins, an American now living in Adelaide.  Jason and Roger had a fascinating chat trying to...

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