2016 Australian Poetry Slam: Victorian winner & runner-up

  • Date recorded: 22 Sep 2016

  • Duration: 03:50

The common cold

Join this Vicfix campaign to nose out time-honoured cures for coughs and colds

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Colonial female composers

Join this Vicfix campaign to fine-tune reports of recitals by three 'lady musicians' from 19th-century Melbourne

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Eurythmics

Join this Vicfix campaign to re-energise articles about eurythmics

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About eurythmics

Eurythmics, or the art of interpreting music through body movements, was invented by Swiss composer Jacques Dalcroze in the early 20th century. Dalcroze and his proponents believed that his method of 'good rhythm' would liberate a person's mental, physical and emotional powers.

The Parliament Place tragedy

Join this Vicfix campaign to solve the mystery of the Parliament Place murder

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

About the Parliament Place tragedy

On the night of 14 August 1890, Edith Jane Forrester Jubb was found dead in mysterious and violent circumstances at the lodging house that she ran in Parliament Place, East Melbourne. The sole witness was her lover, Alfred Turner. 

Spelling bees

Join this Vicfix campaign to vanquish typos in historic articles about spelling bees

Vicfix is improving the searchability of digitised newspaper articles and making the hidden details of Victoria's rich history available for everyone.

Allan Myers AC QC on Victorian optimism

  • Date recorded: 22 Aug 2016

  • Duration: 41:12

'The burial of Burke' infrared

Examination with an infrared light source can reveal the fascinating back story to how a painting is produced, uncovering preliminary sketches, alterations and hidden details not evident in the finished artwork.

'Bushrangers' working sketches

William Strutt's large-scale historic paintings were based on a succession of sketches, which became the building blocks for the final artwork.

Touch or hover over the picture below to see the meticulous sketches that formed the foundation for his masterpiece, Bushrangers. You can also hide the finished artwork, to view the series of composite images in full.

Sasha Grishin on ST Gill: The artist as social commentator

  • Date recorded: 10 Aug 2015

  • Duration: 53:01