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Monday 22 July 2019
The politics of mental health  
Why isn’t providing adequate mental health services a no brainer? Leading UK advocate for action on mental health Alastair Campbell is joined by Patrick McGorry (Orygen) and Helen Christensen (Black Dog Institute) to share ideas on how to improve mental health service provisions for all Australians.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:15pm Jul 22 Cost: $35/$15
Venue: City Recital Hall, 2-12 Angel Place, Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/pol..
Enquiries: (02) 93850000
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Tuesday 23 July 2019
Native bees  
Native bees boost plant productivity and provide tasty sugarbag honey. This talk will detail how to obtain and look after native bees (specifically the species Tetragonula carbonaria). Our speaker Peter Clarke has 15 years experience working with these fascinating insects. Some sugarbag will be available for tasting.
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Time: 8:00pm-9:00pm Jul 23 Cost: Free
Venue: St Andrews Uniting Church, Corner Vernon and Chisholm Sts, South Turramurra
Submitted by: STEP Inc www.step.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 94898256   secretary@step.org.au
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Monday 29 July 2019
Australia and the Apollo 11 Moon Landing  
Space historian Kerrie Dougherty reveals the full extent of Australia’s involvement in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the part our space tracking facilities played in the wider Apollo program. How did Australia really bring the landing to the world? 'The Dish' is only part of the story.
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Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Jul 29 Cost: Free - Everyone Welcome
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (SMSA), Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts smsa.org.au/events
Enquiries: (02) 9262 7300   tkc@smsa.org.au
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Towards a lower carbon economy: perspectives from the coal face  
How do we continue to support economic development and meet future energy demands in an affordable, reliable and sustainable way? Nicole Brook explores how the resources sector is poised to play a pivotal role in the transition to a lower carbon economy.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Jul 29 Cost: Free
Venue: Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, Gate 11, Library Walk, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Sydney www.eventbrite.com.au/e/towards-..
Enquiries: 02 9385 0818   engineering.events@unsw.edu.au
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Tuesday 30 July 2019
Krakow: Medieval Polish capital  
Jo Gerk takes us on a journey to Krakow, the medieval pearl of Poland. Not only is it the country’s second biggest city, but also the medieval Royal capital, as well as capital of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. It came under Habsburg influence after the Polish partitions.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Jul 30 Cost: $38
Venue: Room 204, WEA Sydney, 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Submitted by: WEA Sydney www.weasydney.com.au
Enquiries: (02)9264 2781   info@weasydney.nsw.edu.au
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Wednesday 31 July 2019
Election Monitoring  
Election Monitoring involves Australian volunteer observers, who work with the electoral body of another country to assess an election. They record and report on any electoral fraud they might observe but are not there to intervene. Our speakers include Jane Prentice, Janelle Saffin and Margie Cook AO.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Jul 31 Cost: 20
Venue: City of Sydney RSL, 565 George St, Sydney
Submitted by: Women in Aid & Development www.womeninaiddevelopment.com/
Enquiries: 0418 246 258   chris@chrisfranks.com.au
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Friday 2 August 2019
Prue Venables: Floor Talk  
Meet Prue Venables in this unique opportunity to hear her discussing her work in the exhibition Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft | Prue Venables. Free event, booking required.
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Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Aug 02 Cost: Free
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre australiandesigncentre.com/
Enquiries: (02) 93614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
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Prue Venables: Floor Talk  
Meet Prue Venables in this unique opportunity to hear her discussing her work in the exhibition Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft | Prue Venables. Free event, booking required
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Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Aug 02 Cost: Free
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre australiandesigncentre.com/
Enquiries: (02) 93614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
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Monday 5 August 2019
Mason Conversation with The Honourable Michael McHugh AC QC  
The Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW presents the 2019 Mason Conversation The 2019 Mason Conversation features the Honourable Michael McHugh AC QC in conversation with Professor George Williams AO.
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Time: 5:45pm-7:30pm Aug 05 Cost: free
Venue: Banco Court, LEvel 13, Law Courts Building Sydney, 184 Phillip Street, Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2019-mas..
Enquiries: 93850790   law.events@unsw.edu.au
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An evening with Paullina Simons  
Join Paullina Simons, international best-selling author of novels such as Tully, Tatiana and Alexander and The Bronze Horseman as she tours Australia to celebrate the release of her new trilogy, The End of Forever. An unforgettable, sweeping saga from a master storyteller.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm Aug 05 Cost: $15
Venue: The Pioneer Theatre, 14 Pennant St, Castle Hill
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: 02 9761 4510
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Tuesday 6 August 2019
Polar extremes  
Professor Elizabeth Leane, Professor Tim Stephens and Dr Rohan Howitt will discuss how our relationship with the polar regions has changed in the 21st century and what the polar regions reveal about the broader environmental challenges facing the world today.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Aug 06 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: SSB Lecture Theatre 200, 200 Science Rd, Camperdown
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
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Dark Star Rising  
Did “positive thinking” and “mental science” help put Trump in the White House?  A web of connections stretches across the globe where reality is up for grabs, facts give way to fictions, and truth is a negotiable commodity. With Gary Lachman.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm Aug 06 Cost: $15 suggested contribution
Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 307 Sussex Street, Sydney
Submitted by: Anthroposophical Society - Sydney Branch garylachman.co.uk/2019/07/14/jun..
Enquiries: (02) 9264-5169   annet.vankesteren@gmail.com
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Wednesday 7 August 2019
Look Inside My Heart: Medical Science, Health and Lifestyle  
Leading academics from UNSW Medicine, The George Institute, the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre discuss the latest scientific research, issues and medical developments, followed by an audience Q&A. Moderator: Scientia Professor Vlado Perkovic.
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Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Aug 07 Cost: Free
Venue: Tyree Room, John Niland Scienta Building, UNSW Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: 02 9385 1000
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Toward an Archaeology of Cult in a Greek Colony in the West  
Selinunte is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Greek period in Italy. AAIA 2019 Visiting Professor, Clemente Marconi, presents new research which makes it possible to fully reconstruct the biography of a temple in Selinunte, and the ritual activities in this area of the sanctuary.
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Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Aug 07 Cost: $20 AAIA Members/ $30 General Public/ $5 Students
Venue: CCANESA, University of Sydney, Madsen Building, University of Sydney
Submitted by: Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens www.eventbrite.com.au/e/toward-a..
Enquiries: (02) 93514759
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Sharing the Journey. Towards the End of Life  
Spirituality in the Pub, Paddington. Speakers: Margaret Sommerville, Professor of Ethics at Notre Dame University. Nicholas Eddy, Principal Lawyer at Nicholas Eddy and Co. Specialising in Wills, Powers of Attorney and Guardianship
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Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm Aug 07 Cost: Donation
Venue: Paddington RSL, 220-232 Oxford Street, Paddington
Submitted by: Paddington Spirituality in the Pub www.catalystforrenewal.org.au
Enquiries: (02)0414873910   mareadonovan@gmail.com
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