January 2009

Program summaries for Learning Works, and for selected programs, some additional resources for listeners to follow up on the program.

Week beginning Monday 05 January

Mental Health First Aid
With Naomi Madsen, from Relationships Australia. This program was recorded during a conference in mid-2008 at Hackham West south of Adelaide, for workers from neighbourhood and community houses around South Australia. Repeat.

Online Resources: Audio

Week beginning Monday 12 January

Hans Heysen
One of Australia’s greatest artists, Hans Heysen (1877 – 1968) is celebrated at the Art Gallery of South Australia, with the first major retrospective of his work in three decades. PBA FM’s Tony Ryan speaks with Rebecca Andrews, Associate Curator of Australian Paintings & Sculpture at the Art Gallery of South Australia. The exhibition closes in Adelaide on 8 February 2009, and will tour nationally in 2009 and 2010. New.

Online Resources: Audio

Week beginning Monday 19 January

Who wouldn’t be happy coming here – Adelaide Botanical Gardens
An award-winning program, featuring one of the many volunteers at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Laine Langridge. Repeat.

Online Resources: Audio

Week beginning Monday 26 January

Convict Hulks
This exhibition is currently on at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum in Sydney and is a must see if you are visiting Sydney before mid-2009. Find out about life on the hulks – the prison ships on the Thames, and in some of the Australian colonies, and also in Bermuda where many of the items in this exhibit were recovered from where the hulks were moored. An Australia Day special program. Repeat.

Online Resources: Audio - Part 1 Audio - Part 2

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