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Thursday, March 28, 2013

ABC Radfio National - upcoming events

 
The ABC's Radio National has its own engrossing website at https://mail.google.com/mail/?tab=wm#inbox/13daf0f223f23ccd It is full of interesting topics and programs, so I've just plucked two out to whet your appetite.

Big Ideas for Australia:  A special Big Ideas forum on Friday 12 April at the ABC in Brisbane will explore the merit—or otherwise—of developing northern Australia. It's the first in a series called Big Ideas for Australia to be broadcast on Radio National over the coming months. To register your attendance, follow the link. This is a free event. For those not in Brisbane, you can hear the discussion on Big Ideas on Monday 15 April.

RN's Book Club:  Get reading now, in time for our next meeting on Thursday 25 April when we discuss the next book on our list of ten American Classics: Steinbeck'sThe Grapes of Wrath. If you missed this morning's discussion on Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird with guests ABC TV Book Club presenter Jennifer Byrne; Alabama History Professor and friend of Harper Lee Dr Wayne Flint; author and documentary film maker Mary McDonagh Murphy from Charleston; and Year 9 Melbourne student Chelsea Smith, you can catch-up here.

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