Art & poetry

Rising Tide is inviting people from around Australia to take positive action for a safe climate future in one of the largest peaceful civil disobedience protests for climate action in Australia’s history.
Register your dog on the day and parade your pooch in the latest climate action fashions. Prizes for the most creative costume. 

Jake Lynch performs poetry from his new book, Pommy Granita: progressive comic verse for Boundless Plains and Old Sod. All author proceeds on the night to be donated to Sydney anti-AUKUS coalition. Free bar. 

Join us at Town Hall Sydney as we hold public space and make a communal banner to explore these ideas through art and words. Everyone is welcome to come and make their mark(s). No skill required.

An hour of social justice short films from the inaugural Love, Art and Revolution Film Festival, which was held in Gadi/Sydney in April.

Cabaret performer and "Eco-Worrier" Hannah Gwatkin speaks with Alex Bainbridge about her climate cabaret coming up at the Sydney Fringe.

Up from ashes we rise

This poetry and prose anthology book was conceived in the wake of New Mexico's worst natural disaster in written history, writes Bill Nevins.

Sinead O'Connor

The world lost a powerful force for justice on July 28, when poet, activist, singer and inspiration to millions, Sinéad O’Connor died at 56, writes Leo Earle.


Damian Balassone, on the poverty of spirit.

SAG-AFTRA strike

Members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) — representing 160,000 actors across the United States — went on strike on July 14, joining writers on the picket lines, reports Malik Miah.

Paul Tran, All the Flowers Kneeling

Bill Nevins interviews Paul Tran, author of the acclaimed poetry collection All the Flowers Kneeling.

Jonathan Sriranganathan reflects on his time in a wide ranging interview with Alex Banbridge just before stepping down as Gabba Ward councillor in the Brisbane City Council.


Poetry by Jepke Goudsmit.

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