Ideas for a brighter future for all

Society and culture

Examining the social, geographical and historical influences on societies

Audio cassette

Rewinding the times

Maybe you used them in your childhood? Maybe you gave your first teenage crush a carefully selected playlist recorded onto one or maybe you just recently learned about them through social media – the audio cassette.

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Gravy Day

Why do Australians celebrate “Gravy Day”?

You may have had gravy, but do you know how to make it? Sure. Gravy. Tasty. But what’s it got to do with Christmas? And why is it so significant that we now have Gravy Day? It all starts with Paul Kelly’s 1996 song, “How to Make Gravy”. Dr Ben Green explains.

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Regenerative literacy can help build sustainable tourism

When you think about good tourism experience, it’s the things that you have done and the emotions that you felt while doing them that generally come to mind. Tourism also connects us,as tourists and as hosts, to place. How can we rebuild biodiversity as tourists and tourism operators?

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Crying santa baby

Naughty or nice? Using Santa as a threat

Is using the threat of the judgement of Santa Claus for good behaviour year-round really a healthy and effective way to teach children how to display appropriate and socially acceptable behaviour? Dr Kristyn Sommer explains.

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Audio cassette

Rewinding the times

Maybe you used them in your childhood? Maybe you gave your first teenage crush a carefully selected playlist recorded onto one or maybe you just recently learned about them through social media – the audio cassette.

Read more
Gravy Day

Why do Australians celebrate “Gravy Day”?

You may have had gravy, but do you know how to make it? Sure. Gravy. Tasty. But what’s it got to do with Christmas? And why is it so significant that we now have Gravy Day? It all starts with Paul Kelly’s 1996 song, “How to Make Gravy”. Dr Ben Green explains.

Read more

Regenerative literacy can help build sustainable tourism

When you think about good tourism experience, it’s the things that you have done and the emotions that you felt while doing them that generally come to mind. Tourism also connects us,as tourists and as hosts, to place. How can we rebuild biodiversity as tourists and tourism operators?

Read more
Crying santa baby

Naughty or nice? Using Santa as a threat

Is using the threat of the judgement of Santa Claus for good behaviour year-round really a healthy and effective way to teach children how to display appropriate and socially acceptable behaviour? Dr Kristyn Sommer explains.

Read more
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