In 1864 Queensland became the fifth state to gain its own police department and since then every element of policing practice has evolved dramatically. Maurice Carless (2005) will lead a guided tour of The Queensland Police Museum (QPM), dedicated to collecting, documenting, preserving and exhibiting the history of policing in this state.
Hidden in plain sight at the University of Queensland’s Great Court is a visual time capsule of the history and influences on Queensland. Rhyl Hinwood AM (1986) has spent over 30 years carving the intricate sandstone artworks that adorn the cloisters of The University of Queensland’s Great Court.
Local solutions are emerging as society seeks to reduce pollution from textile waste and synthetic fibres in a climate-changing world. Hear the stories of three initiatives supported by this Convention and engage in an interactive session to bring local, natural cloth into your every day.
Mike Hayes (2012) has been a wine industry professional for 39 years and is involved in all aspects of the industry including education, consulting and vineyard design. In this excellent Masterclass, Mike takes you through a detailed tasting of 14 wines that have adapted to the change of climate in Europe, with a focus on the history of each variety, typicity of style, aromas and flavours and where the wine is viewed in the marketplace.