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05 January 2021

Catch up on this fortnightly series where we explore the cracks in our systems and how we can all make positive changes in the way we live, learn and play.

Each episode, creative thinkers will join award-winning journalist Santilla Chingaipe to discuss their brave and bold future state ideas, ranging from television to politics.

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Watch our most recent episodes here - and visit our YouTube channel to view the entire playlist!


29 October: The future of citizenship with curator, author and Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney Jess Scully

12 November: The future of Indigenous design thinking with architect, senior lecturer and Wailwan and Kamilaroi man Jefa Greenaway.

26 November: The future of futures (part one) with academic and professional futurist Bridgette Engeler.

10 December: The future of futures (part two) with academic and professional futurist Bridgette Engeler.

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Want to cut down on screen time? Each episode will also be available as a podcast - listen below or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Episode one – The future of citizenship

In this first episode, Santilla and Jess Scully discuss new ways citizens are getting involved in government decision-making, and how we can all apply those concepts to our daily lives.

Episode two – The future of Indigenous design thinking

In our second episode of the series, Santilla and Jefa Greenaway explore how we can ensure Indigenous knowledge is championed in the design space. 

Episode three – The future of futures (part one)

In this episode, Santilla and professional futurist Bridgette Engeler discuss how to think about and create a better distant future.

Episode four – The future of futures (part two)

In our final episode of 2020, professional futurist Bridgette Engeler returns to answer your burning questions, imaginings and provocations about the distant future off the back of her recent discussion.

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