The Mad Max series continues to be a cult classic, in part because it re-appropriates the western and the road movie and redeploys them to create an environmentally catastrophic vision of a future that we could create.
While other countries are considering changes to adapt their media laws for convergence, Australia has been a world leader in commissioning major studies that address these challenges head on.
Australia’s digital channels pose a threat to the free-to-air channels, so how do the latter fight back?
In the Inception election, is there anyone left in Australia who harbours political ambitions, personal integrity, a strong stance on environmental issues, and a unified and universal identity? Crikey, yes!
Down under, well beneath the consciousness of the wider world, the 2010 Australian Federal election has an unreal, dreamlike air. We’re not talking Aboriginal Dreamtime here; we’re witnessing a new creation myth.