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Kay Dreyfus

Kay Dreyfus is an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of History (SOPHIS), Monash University. Her background is in musicology and history and she holds doctorates in both areas. As curator of the Grainger Museum (Melbourne), she edited The Farthest North of Humanness, Letters of Percy Grainger 1901–1914 (1985). She is particularly interested in everyday musical experience in Australia, and her publications include Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of Australia’s All-Girl Bands and Orchestras to the End of the Second World War (1999) and a biography of the Australian violinist Alma Moodie (Die Geige War ihr Leben: Drei Frauen im Portrait, 2000).

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Taking to the Field: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC

If asked to name an Australian woman scientist from the past, very few could. Let’s change that. Histories of Australian science largely overlook women. Their absence gives the impression that,...

Free

Time of Our Lives: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC

Join Maggie Kirkman to celebrate the release of Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women. ‘A must-read for all those women who refuse to go gentle into that good night’ Maxine McKew...

Free

The Big Teal – Net Zero: Investing in the Future (Brisbane)

Playhouse, QPAC Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane, QLD

A decade-long climate war and inadequate government action have left a vacuum of opportunities that are being sucked up by an increasing number of business leaders, investors and activists. Respected...

$30 – $35