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The (Feminist) Week That Was


Want a different slant on the week that was? Look no further than our sassy panel of broads, ready to discuss recent happenings across the country and around the world of women. Think Good News Week meets the Women's March (pussy hats optional) as our host Rosanna Stevens is joined by Jennifer Wong, Laura Campbell and Jude Burger for an afternoon of outrage and irreverence.

 Jude Burger, Laura Cempbell. Rosanna Stevens, Jennifer Wong

Jude Burger, Laura Cempbell. Rosanna Stevens, Jennifer Wong

Warning: audience participation may be encouraged. BYO buzzer.

Tickets: $15 (includes a complimentary glass of wine or a soft drink on arrival)


Rosanna Stevens was the 2018 Seymour Scholar at the National Library of Australia, and the 2017 Anne Edgeworth Fellow. You can find her in The Best of The Lifted Brow II, and around the internet. She's also written for The Belladonna Comedy, Late Night with Jimmy Fallopian Tubes at UCB Los Angeles, and she's performed sketch at The Second City Chicago, and the Peoples Improv Theater in New York City.

Jude Burger lives her passions. As the President of YWCA Canberra, Jude passionately leads one of Canberra’a leading feminist institutions, and as the President of the Tesla Owners Club of Australia, she is a strong evangelist for the upcoming electric vehicle revolution. Mix all that passion up with informed opinions on Aussie and American politics and off we go! 

Laura Campbell is a young Australian disability activist and stand up comedian. After years in disability advocacy, Laura decided to take the deep plunge into the world of stand-up comedy. From coming runner-up in Triple J’s 2017 RAW state finals, to having sold out runs at the Canberra and Melbourne comedy festivals, Laura has seen a whirlwind of comedic opportunities with her fresh and funny perspective of young disabled life. Performing with the likes of Matt Okine, David Hughes, Josh Earl, Nazeem Hussain, Akmal and Kirsty Webeck, Laura has quickly become a rising star within the Australian comedy scene.

Jennifer Wong is a comedian and writer from Sydney. She’s the creator and host of shows such as Comedy vs Racism, Pitch a Classic Today, and Book Club Impro, and has performed at arts and comedy festivals in Australia, Edinburgh, and Shanghai. In 2017, her stand-up show, How to English Harder, had a sold-out run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Sydney’s Belvoir St Downstairs. As writer and presenter of ABC iview’s Bookish, she interviewed local and international authors, poets, and illustrators; and wrote and performed comedy sketches about books and reading. Her recent interviews with writers and artists can be heard on ABC RN’s Books and Arts, and she is a regular guest on ABC Sydney’s Thank God It’s Friday.

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Helm Family Wine Dinner