The Giants is a documentary biopic on the life of former Senator and Greens party powerhouse, Bob Brown. There is no missing the analogy between the film’s title, the trees – some up to 100 metres tall – and Brown, a man both tall in stature and an imposing figure in shaping Australia’s politics.Continue readingBob Brown: a giant for the environment
Growing up, Nate Patrick had the same interests as everyone other boy his age: a love of sports and a love of games. Wanting to get involved in the sporting world somehow, Nate worked at Fox Sports in an analytics role for years. Although he has an undying love of football, his true love was basketball. When offered a role, Nate jumped at the opportunity to host and commentate the NBA 2K League.Continue readingNate Patrick: the voice of Australia in the NBA 2K League
After a five year hiatus, SZA has finally released her latest album, SOS. Released on the 9th December 2022, SOS had already accrued 1.4 billion streams by 30th January 2023. Read the review by The Owl’s Shania McCormack.Continue reading‘SOS’: the wait for SZA’s new hit album was worth it
Young Indigenous Australian Cricketer Brock Larance is stepping through the ranks of the sporting world one over at a time. The talented all-rounder is a Biripi man that was born in Dubbo NSW but finds himself far from home as he chases his dreams on the western coast of the nation.Continue readingCulture through cricket: Q&A with Brock Larance
What are some things Australia is missing when we talk about new technology, cyber security and AI? Where does AUKUS fit in the conversation about advanced technology? The Owl’s Jenna Gray covers this and more in a conversation with former Australian Public Servant and academic, Dr Leslie Seebeck.Continue readingQ&A with Leslie Seebeck: wicked problems and the public service
British virtual band Gorillaz have returned with a brand-new album titled ‘Cracker Island’. Hit or miss? The Owl’s Reid Hampson decides.Continue reading‘Cracker Island’: are Gorillaz still making hits?
Many of us have aspired to taste some of those delectable deserts we see on Masterchef. Now you can! Meet JC, the face behind experimental dessert business, Formulab.Continue readingAn experimental delight with Formulab dessert chef JC Lua
Renowned game studio Bungie (known for the Halo franchise) has released the newest DLC for their live service game Destiny 2, titled: ‘Lightfall’. The Owl’s Reid Hampson fires up his console and takes a look.Continue reading‘Destiny 2: Lightfall’ – has Bungie fallen from grace?
We all deserve a place to feel seen, understood, appreciated, and celebrated. But, when 23-year-old Jeffrey identified a significant gap for neurodivergent young people in Canberra to express themselves creatively, parents Helen and John jumped at the opportunity to make such a space. The Owl’s Elizabeth Kovacs spoke with the Studio& team.Continue readingCanberra’s first artistic haven for the neurodiverse: meet the Studio& team
We all love the perfect golden potato chip. Nearly every food establishment sells them, so where is the best place to go in Canberra?Continue readingFinding the best chips in Canberra