Defamation and You

On Arts Wednesday 18 April 2018, Sylvia’s guest was Dr Derek Wilding from the Centre For Media Transition at UTS. Did you know that every time you text, email or post on social media, you are a publisher and can be sued for defamation? Our media are changing, but apparently… Read More

Loved and Unloved: Architecture and Heritage

During the course of March and April 2018 on Arts Wednesday, Sylvia Rosenblum had a series of 6 conversations with prominent Sydney architect, Ed Lippmann, on heritage issues. In Part 1, they discuss the issues: what do you pull down, what do you keep and if you keep, how do… Read More

Rewards Of Recycling With Liz Keen

TerraCycle’s mission is to Eliminate the Idea of Waste TerraCycle is a recycling company that converts ‘non-recyclable’ waste, like coffee capsules, empty cosmetics and office supplies, into sustainable raw materials and new products, including playgrounds and garden beds. TerraCycle operates free recycling programs that enable Australians to… Read More

Interview with Anne Davies

Guardian journalist Anne Davies has written a series of articles about the Murray Darling that gives very good coverage of all the complex issues involving the vital river system. She was accompanied on her river trips by photojournalist Mike Bowers, whose photographs accompany the articles. David Barr talks to Anne… Read More

Designing A Way To Reduce Waste With Terri Winter

Terri Winter is a wife, mother, designer and Australian entrepreneur who is fueled by a passion to unearth the best designs on the planet and share them with a wider audience. Terri believes that creative design is everywhere and works tirelessly to bring top3 fans… Read More

Going For A Swim and Saving the World With Pirra Griffths

Owner and designer for Allerton Swimwear, Pirra Griffths speaks on what it takes to make swimwear not only make a women feel confident in the water, but also feel good about making a difference in the environment. By using specific fabric that can clear your conscience,… Read More

Listen To Karen Lee Andrews at the Lazy Bones Lounge

Karen Lee Andrews (Formerly known by her stage name Ms Murphy) came into the public’s awareness in 2013, through her soul slaying performances on TV’s hit show, The Voice Australia. Ms Andrews has that rare gift to communicate the unspeakable. Cameron Adams, from the Herald Sun, says, “Ms Andrews has… Read More

Mandolin Virtuoso Avi Avital

Avi Avital had a conversation with Sylvia Rosenblum on Arts Wednesday during the Sydney leg of his Australian tour for Music Viva with the Giocoso String Quartet. Find out about the mandolin, its history and its music. Avi also tells of his own mandolin education in Israel and Italy and… Read More

Ten Strings & A Goat Skin Here In Sydney

Transforming tradition with vigour, curiosity, humour and spark, this trio from Prince Edward Island wielding bodhrán, acoustic guitar and violin plays seamless, polished, barrel-drum-tight, rhythmically innovative and wildly entertaining music. Singing both French and English, they were awarded “World Music Recording of the Year” (2015) by East Coast Music Association,… Read More

Wigging Out About the Environment with Paul Frasca

Co-founder and Director of Sustainable Salons, Paul Frasca’s goal is to help hair salons around Australia reduce their waste while also helping their customers still feel confident with a great new do! From helping feed those are hungry, from creating a stylish wig, Sustainable Salons creates opportunities… Read More


  Arts Thursday  22 March 2018 Sue Giles interviewed by Maisy Stapleton Sue Giles If you’ve ever wanted to involve children in theatre, either as audience, or as participants, then listen to a fascinating discussion with Sue Giles. Sue is the Artistic Director and CEO of Melbourne’s Polyglot… Read More

Health Information: True or Fake?

On Arts Wednesday 4 April 2018, celebrity GP Dr Ginni Mansberg was Sylvia’s guest talking about health information. How do you get your information and how do you know if it’s true? The discussion examines some of these ways and highlights specific examples of how misinformation becomes mainstream.  … Read More