In this special edition of Remarkable Tales, we take you to Integrity 20 (PODCAST)

https://soundcloud.com/user-101730111/episode-23-integrity-20 In this special edition of Remarkable Tales, we take you to Integrity 20, featuring some of the most provocative and profound minds in Australia, all gathered at Brisbane’s Conservatorium … [Read more...]

What defines a moral life?

Kumi Taguchi - photo by Rhett Kleine by Monique Pueblos Everyone wants to live a moral life which can seem increasingly difficult in an immoral world.  Host of ABC-TV’s Compass program Kumi Taguchi spoke at Integrity 20 about what a … [Read more...]

China will rule the world, it’s inevitable.

by Faith Stolz Peter van Onselen led a panel of experts on the rising power of China, "When China Rules The World", featuring Linda Jaivin, Richard Mcgregor and Dr Yi Wang at Griffith University’s Integrity 20. The political editor at Network Ten and … [Read more...]

The rising power of the criminal underworld with Misha Glenny

Misha Glenny - photos by Rhett Kleine by Jesse O'Keefe Award-winning British journalist and historian Misha Glenny gave an electrifying keynote talk at Integrity 20 on the global criminal underworld, corrupt political networks and the rise of … [Read more...]

Tara Tiba shares her song

Tara Tiba - photo by Rhett Kleine by Athena Zelandonii It’s hard to believe that Tara Tiba is banned from singing in public, in her home country of Iran. Despite laws banning women from recording or performing with their voices, Tara honed … [Read more...]

Uncovering Saudi Lies

Madawi Al-Rasheed - photo by Faith Stolz by Emily Lowe Saudi Arabian Professor of Social Anthropology Madawi Al-Rasheed has taken the stage at the Integrity 20 conference in Brisbane with her keynote “The Saudi Lie” about the corrupt Saudi … [Read more...]

Ms Saffaa – I am my own guardian – just not quite yet

Ms Saffaa is a self-exiled Saudi Arabian street artist who uses murals to highlight women’s and human rights violations in that country. Ms Saffaa’s murals first came to the spotlight when her “I am my own guardian” mural went viral in 2016. She is … [Read more...]

Integrity 20 Live Radio Broadcast on 4EB Global Digital

The Source News is presented live from Integrity 20 by Athena Zelandonii and Monique Pueblos featuring all the latest debate on press freedom and human rights. The show features interviews with Eric Avery, Jodie Ginsberg, Kerry O'Brien, Navi Pillay, … [Read more...]

Kerry O’Brien’s rallying call for press freedom

Press Freedom is again making headlines with national media organisations joining forces for Australia’s Right to Know campaign. Veteran journalist Kerry O Brien has echoed calls for a strong and independent press at Integrity 20 in … [Read more...]

Integrity 20: When China Rules the World

BY MONIQUE PUEBLOS  Yi Wang - photo by Faith Stolz If someone asked you right now, which country is the world’s dominant economic power, what would your answer be?   The United States of America? For a very long … [Read more...]

Eric Avery revitalising Indigenous language through song

by Lia Ribeiro de Noronha Indigenous composer Eric Avery works towards reconciliation through music, opening Integrity 20 with a message of connection sung in his traditional language. Eric Avery photos by Isabella Porras He welcomed … [Read more...]

Why are governments putting democracy at risk by whittling away the rights of the Fourth Estate

Jodie Ginsberg pondering press freedom photos by Kasun Ubayasiri The ramifications of press freedoms coming under threat and the direct implications for democracy, were hotly debated at Integrity 20 today. Australian author and journalist Matt … [Read more...]

Diversity in Human Rights and Justice

Judge Navi Pillay's has spent her life championing human rights, after growing up under the apartheid regime in South Africa. The Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and international criminal law expert, is speaking tonight … [Read more...]

Halim Rane calls for understanding that all religions can co-exist

Having written more than 50 publications on Islam and Muslim issues, Halim Rane is passionate about increasing tolerance and understanding of Muslim ideology. Mr Rane led a schools discussion on Saudi Arabia as part of Griffith University's … [Read more...]

Queensland Students Hear Strategies to Beat Stress

BY EMILY LOWE The mental health of young Australians is worsening, and students need more strategies to understand their emotions and cope with the stresses of high school, university, and beyond, according to neuroscientist and positive … [Read more...]

High school students ponder `What’s the point of free speech’ at Integrity 20

Jesse O'Keefe Today schools from around Australia came to Brisbane for the beginning of Griffith University's three-day Integrity 20 conference, to explore topics of importance to society. Integrity 20’s student day comprised of musical performances, … [Read more...]

Food for thought: Integrity 20

ATHENA ZELANDONII What if your meat were grown in a petri dish?  Would you pay $200 for a burger? These questions and many more were up for discussion as part of the Integrity 20 school program hosted by Griffith University at the State Library of … [Read more...]

Veteran drag queens show how it’s done

Veteran Gold Coast drag queens Natasha St James, Sellma Soul and Scarlett Fever

TILLY HANNAN The drag queen scene on the Gold Coast is going strong, thanks to drag veterans Natasha St James, Sellma Soul and Scarlett Fever.   The three performers team up to put on the fierce, hilarious and entertaining dinner show, … [Read more...]