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Lunchbox / Soapbox

We love exploring ideas at the Wheeler Centre, and encouraging others to do the same. That’s why every Thursday lunchtime we hand the microphone over to the great thinkers, dreamers and orators of our time.

With a dazzling range of passionate speakers and unusual topics, our soapbox provides a platform for the eclectic, topical and enlightening stories you won’t hear elsewhere. This is the most memorable lunch break you’ll have all week.

If you’re in need of sustenance of body as well as mind, the MOAT lunch cart will be serving delicious $10 lunchboxes in the Performance Space from 12.20pm.


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Videos

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Lunchbox/Soapbox: Rob Fowler: Rolling Back the Years: Regression in Commonwealth Environment Laws

Rob Fowler outlines arguments against shifting environmental protection powers from the Commonwealth to the states.

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Lunchbox/Soapbox: Emerging Writers' Festival: Sam George-Allen on Literary Sexting: Scum Mag & Online Sex Writing

Brisbane writer and Scum Magazine editor Sam George-Allen defends - and celebrates - writing sex online.


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Lunchbox/Soapbox: Lynne Segal on the Pleasures (and Perils) of Ageing

Lynne Segal explores how her generation of baby boomers are getting old – and how they can experience a long and fulf...

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Lunchbox/Soapbox: Mark Isaacs: Nauru: An insider's account of Australia's offshore detention policy

Mark Isaacs speaks to the heart of the divisive issue of offshore detention by giving an insight into his own experie...


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