Mudgee Wine, Food + Art in Sydney

17 – 18 May, 2014

Taste more than 150 fine wines from the Mudgee region and savour Mudgee Region and Pyrmont produce from over 50 stallholders. A deliciously free-to-attend event, there will be live entertainment, rides and art exhibitions, including a sculpture installation and the 8th Pyrmont Art Prize. Don't miss the Culture at Work’s Art Science Schools Project, where five local schools have painted more than 200 canvases with the topic of ‘Water,’ exhibited in Pirrama Park. This two-day outdoor event is part of The Pyrmont Festival – ten days of wine, food and art in Sydney.

Where: Pirrama Rd, Pirrama Park, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.
When: Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 May, 2014.
Cost: Free to attend!
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Internships at Green Lifestyle magazine

Friday, 14 March 2014

Love writing about the environment and green living? Want to do some of the best jobs in environmental and lifestyle communication? Come intern with us! Get hands-on experience working in magazine and online journalism; you’ll help with researching stories and pictures, writing, editing, designing, fact-checking and more. Get an inside look at journalism in action, and see what goes into putting a magazine together, working at the award-winning Australian publication, Green Lifestyle, and website, Green Lifestyle Online. From our offices in Sydney's North Shore, our enthusiastic team provides opportunities for students keen to try their hand at journalism and who want some hands-on experience working in magazine and online journalism, or who want to get a behind-the-scenes view of the magazine publishing industry from up close.

Location: St. Leonards, Sydney, NSW.
Applications close: Ongoing.
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Vivid Sydney Returns

24 May to 10 June, 2013
Vivid Sydney is returning for a fifth year as a ‘must see’ global festival boasting a greater variety of creative light, music and innovative ideas and technology. More than 60 immersive light installations and 3D projections will be featured upon Sydney Opera House sails, Customs House, Cadman’s Cottage and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). For the first time, the festival will be extended to the Darling Harbour precinct. Vivid Light will transform Darling Harbour into a spectacle of dancing water fountains, water screen projection performances and dazzling light and water shows. The Sydney Harbour Bridge will continue to be the centrepiece with a spectacular display of light every night during the festival. Vivid Sydney is an environmentally responsible event committing to low energy consumption and low carbon emissions. It is an ultimate incorporation of creativity, technology and sustainability.

Where: Sydney NSW.
When: 24 May – 10 June, 2013.
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Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2012

30 September, 2012

The Festival of Dangerous Ideas (FODI) is a weekend of contentious and thought provoking talks from over 30 world class speakers from around the globe. There are loads of great talks on interesting ethical issues that you can check out over the whole weekend here, but we've highlighted four of our favourites below:

- 12noon - 1pm, 'Engineer humans to stop climate change', Matthew Liao, $25
- 2 - 3pm, 'If mother nature could sue', Cormac Cullinan, $25
- 4:15 - 5:15 30 Sept, 'You are being greenwashed', Guy Pearse (not the actor!), $25
- 8pm - 9:15pm. 'How to solve all the world's problems in an hour', panel discussion, $25

To purchase tickets, call (02) 9250 7777, or email

We have 2 double passes to give away to the events ‘Engineer humans to stop climate change’ and ‘How to solve all the world’s problems in an hour’. Just email us in 25 words or less explaining what you’d do to solve most of our world’s problems, to before 5pm Wednesday 19 September.

Where: Sydney Opera House, NSW.
When: 23, 28, 29 & 30 September, 2012.
Cost: Some events are free, and various prices for ticketed events.
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