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Peter Wegner: Life behind the canvas

As critics’ favourite for the Archibald Prize – Australia’s biggest portraiture award – Wegner felt his chance of winning was jinxed. Convinced that he wasn’t going to win, he was in bed drinking tea when he noticed a missed call from Sydney.

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Writing our way to a green future

In an age of environmental anxiety, it’s easy to see where climate fiction finds its potency.

Adeline Johns-Putra, Professor of Literature at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, reveals how climate fiction is shaking off sci fi's dystopian roots to imagine a bright new world.

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Chris Hoang

Generating the whole education picture

Through never being afraid to ask questions, entrepreneur Chris Hoang created Edapt Education – a data solution that could transform the cultural fabric of our education system. The platform has proven essential for teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, empowering teachers to see and meet the needs of students when connecting in-person is impossible.

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