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Booklaunch of “The Poets’ Stairwell” by Alan Gould

Taking his cue from his travels is 1977 with his colleague-poet Kevin Hart, Alan Gould has fashioned a playful and imaginative traveller’s tale.  It has humour, a roll-call of intriguing characters, a sustained meditation on the nature of poetic inspiration and growth, and is a comic-elegiac record of a friendship.

Alan hopes you can come to the Booklaunch of his ninth novel. The Poets’ Stairwell, by Dr Bronwen Levy of University of Queensland at Manning Clark House.

Thursday April 23rd at 5:30pm, Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest. There will be wine and eatables, and copies of the book for sale.

RSVP: 02 62959433 or email Alan Gould tazyrik@bigpond.com.

Richard Denniss: What economists can learn from Manning Clark

Tuesday 3rd March at 6pm. What will Australia be when it grows up? While such questions are often asked of our children they are rarely asked of our country. This lack of inquiry about our future could reflect widespread acceptance that rapid population growth and economic growth constitute our ‘growing up’. Or the relative silence on our future might also reflect the narrowness of political leaders whose vision for our future is confined to the size of the budget deficit. Continue reading Richard Denniss: What economists can learn from Manning Clark