GEIFN | MEDIA | Mix | May 2018

Approx 5 min reads

Clare Boyd-Macrae shares her view of living in “Faith: Be open to the unexpected moments of grace” via The Canberra Times

Benjamin Law shares lived experience, endurance, and every day life matters through discussing “Dicey Topics: Christine Forster on death, money and bodies” via The Age

Matt Wade explores lessons learned from a family commitment to low carbon-footprint living, reporting “An Australian family living in the slums of India has come home with an important message” via WA Today

Kristie Kellahan explores a Sydney example of disengagement being transformed into sustainable reasons for being collectively proud, budding “Students discover the garden of life” via The Age

Tony Wright explores an example of reconciling past with changing times, reflecting value of sharing memory, lessons, timing, purpose and rituals, try “A long way from the smoke, with room to breathe” via The Brisbane Times

Greg Baum explores sex, religion and performance results, reasoning “Who wins in the hormone race?” via The Brisbane Times

Nassim Khadem explores gender differences, redressing workplace and retirement equity, prosecuting “Want to boost the economy by $60b? Get more women into jobs, says KPMG” via The Canberra Times

Michael Short explores remuneration, comparative disadvantage and social justice, prosecuting to “Want to boost the economy? Give the underpaid a wage rise” via The Canberra Times

Megan Backhouse explores an unsung migrant who applied scientific process in the back yard, reviewing a book “Celebrating Melbourne's housewife naturalist” via The Sydney Morning Herald

Christine Long explores some of the challenges faced by returned service personnel entering civilian life, revealing “After the army: career and finances challenges in civilian life” via The Brisbane Times

John Collett and Caitlin Fitzsimmons explore treechangers leaving bright lights big smoke for star lights and high skies, sharing how “'I feel like a different person' moving from the city to the regions” via The Canberra Times

John McDonald explores symbolism, iconism, passing of time and hidden or lost meaning, describing his experience of “Indisputable masterpieces, The Lady and the Unicorn leave us pondering the imponderables” via The Sydney Morning Herald

Miki Perkins explores expanding our horizons of State Care to reflect current societal norms and improve individual outcomes, calling out “Victoria, you need a lesson in parenting” via The Age

Philip Huggins explores de-light in everyday gratitude, giving reasons to “Take a moment to appreciate everyday miracles” via WA Today

Harold Mitchell explores paving the way from colonialism, conducting good neighborly relations and building lasting mutually beneficially relationships, declaring “Bogor not Bali shows Indonesia's huge potential” via WA Today

Bruce Elder explores fusing identities, ancient traditions and collaborating for modern times, presenting “Gurrumul's final gift: Australia's most original recording?” via The Sydney Morning Herald

Nina Hendy explores gender, tools and sharing a female perspective of “What it’s like to work in a male-dominated industry” via The Brisbane Times

Carolyn Webb explores fleeing from conflict, resettling and seeds for sweet success, celebrate with “The Syrian refugees who run a Lygon Street pastry shop” via The Age

John Silvester explores transformative results to Society that is informed by a dedicated and collaborative few looking back, revealing how “From tragedy, coroners work to bring us lessons and laws” via The Brisbane Times

Kirsten Grieshaber explores how overcoming ignorance is an ongoing work-in-progress, uniting visibly for a common good as “Germans don Jewish skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism” via The Age

Lee Tran Lam explores a growing trend in more mindful eating, chefs getting onboard and compassionate chewing, declaring “The vegan revolution is here: Meat-free plant-based dining hits mainstream” via

Approx 20min presentations

Mae Jemison: Teach arts and sciences together

Stuart Firestein: The Pursuit of Ignorance

Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception

Approx 5 min presentation

Emmylou Harris - One Big Love

Approx 2 min presentation

Sesame Street's Maya Rudolph and Elmo: Brainstorm

Approx 5 min presentation

Tim Rhys-Evans: Only Boys Aloud