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Cancelled – Existence As Resistance (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]

Cancelled - Existence As Resistance (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]

Ticketing Information



Tuesday March 17, 2020 - 6:15 PM


The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000


FREE, but please register: (PH) - 03 9094 7800 – or -


Linda D'Ornay & Paul Heuston

Language/ Cultural Consultant:


About the Show

How does our identity shape our daily lives and, ultimately, our politics? How do questions of race and gender inform our ideas about justice, equality and solidarity?

In this conversation, we’ll hear from some amazing local activists as they discuss their work and the experiences that sparked their activism. These speakers – all of whom are committed to grassroots and community-level action – will offer tips, share strategies and trade stories of horror and triumph.How has the social and political landscape shifted over recent years – for better and worse – and what new forms of resistance are emerging? How do you navigate the intersection of the personal and political in the age of tribalism and trolls? What are the costs and rewards of activist work for women of colour in Australia today – and is their loud and proud existence itself a form of resistance?Our panel will talk self-care, safe spaces and changing the world from the ground up.This event will be Auslan interpreted.

Find out more about the Wheeler Centre and accessibility here. For more information, or to further discuss your accessibility needs with us, call us on (+61) 3 9094 7800 – or email