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An evening with nature photographer Jess Bray

Jess Bray, a finalist in this year’s Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition, talks about the process of taking amazing photos. Jess’s shoots have taken her to the world’s most exciting wildlife hotspots, including Kenya, Alaska, the Galapagos, Patagonia, Iceland and Greenland. The Exhibition displays over 100 stunning photos.
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Doing Justice

Barrister Julian Burnside’s commitment to justice runs long – with a pronounced commitment to asylum seeker and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues. He’ll lead a panel conversation about justice – what it means to him, and what it should mean to all of us –with host Benjamin Law.
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The Science of Singing, Registers, and Resonance

The voice is a remarkable musical instrument, fundamentally different from manufactured instruments. Professor of Physics at the University of NSW, Joe Wolfe, examines the basic science of the voice, including how singers can make their voice loud enough to compete with orchestras.
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Dickens and the English Language.

Susan Butler, Editor of the Macquarie Dictionary,  speaks about words that have come to us from Dickens and how appearing in such well-loved works of literature has given extra staying power to the words that he chose.
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