One culture’s elder – wise, respected, treasured, is another’s “oldie” – cranky, out of date, a drain on resources… Is it all in the language, or are there real differences? And how can we defy cultural expectations about ageing and make the most of our “wild fantastic life?” Following on from their success at WOW in 2015 this session will include two of Australia’s leading Grandmother’s WOW Patron Quentin Bryce and her good friend business woman Wendy McCarthy in conversation with Oldies and Elders.
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Earlier Event: April 8Imagining the Abolition of Incarceration – what would it mean for women and girls?
Later Event: April 8And what about us? – Voices of remote and regional Australia