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ABC’s You Can’t Ask That wins Rose d’Or in Berlin

News & Commentary, Screen, TV |

ABC’s popular interview series You Can’t Ask That has won the award for best reality and factual entertainment at the prestigious 56th Rose d’Or Awards in Berlin. The awards recognise the best in broadcast and online entertainment around the world, and this is the first time an Australian program has been recognised since Gruen Sweat won the best entertainment award

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Immersive 3D technology takes you inside the historic and horrific Parramatta Girls Home

News & Commentary, Visual Arts |

It’s impossible for the vast majority of us to begin to understand the experiences of the young ‘children at risk’ who were held at the Parramatta Girls Home up until the early 1980s. Many of those girls were subjected to horrific punishments and sexual abuse during their time living at the facility, which was in operation as a girls

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Women’s stories and Our Nicole win big at Emmys: 2017 winners list

News & Commentary, Screen, TV |

Nicole Kidman has won her first Emmy Award for her performance in Big Little Lies, rising to the top of what Vanity Fair has called “the most competitive category in Emmys history”. Kidman was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie against her Big Little Lies co-star Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Coon for her performance in Fargo, Felicity Huffman

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The media: god’s gif to women

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News & Commentary |

Today, many of the organisations that once provided news are busy providing us with a crude form of animation. A vulgar GIF created by an anonymous vulgarian then “re-tweeted” by well-known vulgarian Donald Trump is, at the time of writing, headline “news”. Our own ABC joins the Washington Post, CNN and other reputable Western outlets

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OzAsia 2017 Opens up New Territory

Music, News & Commentary, Stage |

Murray Bramwell talks with OzAsia Artistic Director, Joseph Mitchell, about some highlights of this year’s program. The OzAsia festival which opens this Thursday is now in its 11th year. Initiated in 2006 by Adelaide Festival Centre CEO, Douglas Gautier, it has progressively consolidated its reputation as an adventurous and diverse event. It draws from all parts of

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