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Future of Food

‘Self-isolation’: Beyond the urban bubble

Lauren Rickards

28 April 2020

I’m writing this from my coronavirus bunker. And you are probably reading it from yours. As per medical orders, we are increasingly closed off from the outside world. In a bid to escape the biological threat of the virus, we are translocating our lives in two directions: first into physical enclosures, second into the digital enclosure of ‘the cloud’.

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Locked in place

Lauren Rickards

28 April 2020

COVID-19 and lockdown have stopped us all in our tracks. In doing so, they have clamped into place numerous environmental injustices. 

One is that the places we have suddenly been chained to vary drastically in terms of their liveability. Even just at the scale of the furniture we are able to use, the rooms we can occupy, or the yard we might have to wander around, there are vast differences in how amenable our various situations are to quality work and wellbeing.

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The pandemic will have several devastating effects

From Stefano de Pieri, patron of IPCS

28 April 2020

The pandemic will, I think, have several devastating effects in regional Victoria. The government refusal to take care of temporary visa holders—students and workers—is cruel and sends a bad signal. With the country closing its doors to immigrants in the immediate future, one is left in doubt about the capacity of regions to obtain enough labour on farms and maintain the wonderful impetus towards multicultural regional Australia. There is not a region that has not benefited from new arrivals and their creativity in regard to food production and cultural enrichment. This is a process that has been steadily expanding over the last fifteen years.

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The Future of Fire – Mick Bourke, David Bowman, Neil Morris & Dean Yibarbuk

Mick Bourke, David Bowman, Neil Morris & Dean Yibarbuk, 11 March 2020

IPCS Projects for Coexistence: The Future of Food

The first in a series of four panel discussions associated with a new IPCS research project, the Future of Food.

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The Future of Fire

The Future of Fire IPCS Projects for Coexistence: The Future of Food Please join us for the first in a series of four panel discussions associated with a new IPCS research project, the Future of Food. In this discussion experienced… Continue Reading →

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