Late 19th Century Russian Composers

Lecturer: Dr Ken Lynn In mid- to late-19th-century Russia, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and a group of composers known as The Five had differing opinions as to whether Russian classical music should be composed following Western or native practices. Tchaikovsky wanted to write professional compositions of such quality that they would stand up to Western scrutiny […]

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Apple Mac, iPad, iPhone Basics

 Commences 18 May 2022 Wednesday 1.30 – 3.00 pm  Computer Room Tutor: Gail Attard  Gail  retired for 12 years after 25 years in the public service and although not specifically trained, has an interest and understanding of Apple Mac, iPad and iPhone Attendees are required to bring their own Apple device (Apple Mac, iPad or […]

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Basic Computer

Tutor: Carolyn Hamlyn 1 – 3pm Monday Commencing 23rd May 2022 – Computer Room (4 terms – no classes during school holidays) Subject outline:  This course is aimed at beginners to learn basic computer skills with a view to increasing self-confidence AND knowledge with use.  From basic parts of a computer to internet searches/security needs […]

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Beyond the Barcoo/Tropical North/Kangaroo Island

Presenter: Arnold Kopff Title: “Beyond the Barcoo” Genre: Observational documentary with narrationRunning time: 52 minutesFormat: 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio; colour; stereo soundtrack Resolution: shot in 4K and transcoded to HD for projection Tagline: Beyond the Barcoo is where the outback really starts This is an exploration of Queensland’s Channel Country and Gulf Savannah. It’s about […]

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Money doesn’t grow on trees

  Money doesn’t grow on trees But where does money come from? Money is such an important part of our lives that it is perhaps surprising that there is such widespread misunderstanding of the monetary system. Money is central to many economic, social and political debates, yet such debates are littered with myths and misinformation. […]

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