When the Government’s public health warnings came out at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown they were both factual and political, according to Indigenous academic and filmmaker Professor Larissa Behrendt. Why? Find out on this episode of the Seriously Social podcast with journalist Ginger Gorman.
You’ll also discover how indigenous health professionals were well ahead of the game when it came to helping prevent the virus spreading into their communities, and delve into Larissa’s moving new documentary, Maralinga-Jaritza, about the 1950s atomic testing in South Australia.
How food connects us: in good times and bad.
How avoiding the commute is making us happier
The treasure hunt that changed Australian history
Visual politics: Professor Roland Bleiker on how images stick with us
RECESSION-19: Ross Gittins on why this recession is different.
Symbolism and sentiment: Professor Megan Davis on the representation of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
Working from home: blessing or curse? Professor Sharon Parker has the answers (yes, there’s more than one).
Stigma and Suicide: Jane Pirkis on the mental health of men
Educating for an uncertain future: Peter Shergold on Australia’s education sector.
Wicked problems: Fiona Stanley on how to create a society we actually want.
The good fight: Allan Fels on fairness, mental health and why CEOs get paid so much (and shouldn't)
Artificial Intelligence: Genevieve Bell on building a new way of thinking
TRAILER S2 - Our world in transition
Mental wealth (Part2): Pat McGorry - How we fix the national crisis
Mental wealth (Part 1): Ian Hickie - How we fix the national crisis
The domestic battleground created by a pandemic
Hugh Mackay - How COVID rebooted compassion and community
How the virus made politics mutate
Menace or Saviour? Anthony Elliott on Artificial Intelligence and coronavirus