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In Conversation with Melbourne Writers Festival


On Thursday 18 July, the Arts and Culture Interest Group came together at the Community of Giving for a conversation with the Melbourne Writers Festival. The conversation gave special insight into how the Melbourne Writers Festival pulls together such an awe-inspiring lineup of artists, authors and events each year. The thoughtful curation of the festival is [...]

In Conversation with Melbourne Writers Festival2019-09-03T16:38:28+00:00

Reading List: April 2019


With the Stella Prize announcement on Tuesday April 9th, the first title on our recommended reading list for April is The Erratics by Vicki Laveau-Harvie. Excitingly, we also saw the release of Mary Hoban's book, the biography An Unconventional Wife: the life of Julia Sorell Arnold. Mary was the inaugural winner of the Hazel Rowley Fellowship Prize and [...]

Reading List: April 20192019-04-15T12:39:16+00:00

A stunning record of Australian life: Bruce Postle’s iconic photography


On Wednesday the 26th of March, Bruce Postle regaled guests at the State Library Victoria (SLV) with stories from his career spanning 50 years. Australian Communities Foundation was proud to be involved and gives special thanks to the funders that attended the evening. Kate Torney, SLV CEO, gave the crowd a warm welcome before diving [...]

A stunning record of Australian life: Bruce Postle’s iconic photography2019-04-15T12:44:35+00:00