Schools' Program

Do Something About It

Thu 5 Sep, 10am
Treasury Theatre

It’s safe to say the world is facing some…challenges. Environmental journalist Linh Do, writer Laniyuk Garcon, poet Elena Gomez, and writer and critic Sonia Nair offer a rallying call to do something about it. For your sake.

Duration

45 minutes

Session code

7701

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Linh Do finds happiness in trying to make a difference as the Australia and Pacific lead for The Climate Reality Project, Al Gore’s leadership program. Most recently, Linh covered the Paris climate change negotiations at The Verb, a newswire service. Linh has been named Australian Geographic young conservationist of the year.

Elena Gomez is a poet and book editor living in Melbourne. Her full-length collection of poetry, Body of Work, was highly commended in the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2019.

Laniyuk was born of a French mother and a Larrakia, Kungarrakan and Gurindji father. She was fortunate enough to contribute to the book Colouring the Rainbow: Blak Queer and Trans Perspectives, as won the Indigenous residency for Canberra's Noted Writers Festival 2017 and Overland’s Writers Residency for 2018.

Sonia Nair is a Melbourne-based writer and critic who has been published by the Wheeler Centre, The Lifted Brow, Meanjin and Kill Your Darlings, among others.

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