• Energy Futures Enquiry completed

    Open Forum     |      May 24, 2013

    The Futures Project has launched its report following the Energy Futures Enquiry, run in association with AGL.

  • Kiss Goodbye to MS

    Open Forum     |      May 10, 2013

    An initiative of MS Australia, Kiss Goodbye to MS calls on people with multiple sclerosis (MS), their friends, family and colleagues to raise funds for vital research into a cure of the disease. During the month of May, MS Australia asks everyone to wear red lipstick, dare others to go red and share the message with special Kiss Goodbye to MS events throughout Australia.

  • Have we got a story for you!

    Open Forum     |      May 6, 2013

    The Sydney Writers Festival 2013 takes places on 20 to 26 May 2013. It is an annual literary festival that includes author talks, conversations, film screenings, panels, readings, workshops and various events for children.

  • Photographic Competition

    Open Forum     |      May 6, 2013

    The Do Something Near You organisation invites everyone to embrace their creative urges and help celebrate volunteers. Do Something Near you is holding a photo competition that aims to influence Australians to explore, engage, and empower change through volunteering in their local communities.

  • Mother’s Day Classic

    Open Forum     |      May 6, 2013

    Every year on Mother’s Day, (12 May 2013) the Mother’s Day Classic walk or run raises money for National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) research programs and awareness of breast cancer in the community.

  • TEDx Sydney

    Open Forum     |      May 5, 2013

    The Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House will host TEDx Sydney on Saturday, 4 May for a live audience of 2,200. TED is a US based not-for-profit enterprise that aims to broadcast ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. TED started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment and Design.

  • Privacy Awareness Week

    Open Forum     |      May 1, 2013

    Privacy Awareness Week is happening from 28 April to 4 May 2013. Held each year to promote greater privacy awareness and the importance of protecting personal information, Privacy Awareness Week is an initiative of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities Forum (APPA).

  • Starlight Day

    Open Forum     |      April 29, 2013

    The Starlight Foundation is celebrating 25 years of transforming the lives of seriously ill children and their families on Starlight Day, 3 May 2013.

  • Anzac Biscuits

    Open Forum     |      April 24, 2013

    As we take time to remember those who served their country this Anzac Day we look at the origins of the much loved Soldiers’ Biscuits.

  • Earth Day 2013

    Open Forum     |      April 19, 2013

    Every year on 22 April, more than one billion people take part in Earth Day. Across the globe individuals, communities, organisations and governments voice their concerns for the planet and take action to protect it.

  • Autism Awareness Month

    Open Forum     |      March 22, 2013

    April is Autism Awareness Month – a time when Autism Associations and people around the world raise their voices together for Autism awareness. On World Autism Awareness Day, Tuesday 2 April 2013, iconic buildings across Australia and the world will 'Light It Up Blue' for the entire month of April to promote autism awareness.

  • Grateful in April

    Open Forum     |      March 10, 2013

    Grateful in April is a global campaign to get people focused on feeling good about what they’ve already got in their lives. Grateful is April has been created by m.a.d.woman founder Melina Schamroth to encourage people to feel great about themselves no matter what circumstances they are facing.