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Culture // August 2023 The Plug
We’ve pulled together some of our top recommendations of what to read, listen, watch, and see around Melbourne this August.

Girls Don’t Play Sport: Chloe Dalton

Why the Plug?
From Olympic gold medallist, Chloe Dalton, comes a timely and defiant statement unloading the past, present, and future of women's sport. Shining a light on respect, opportunity, representation and pay that continue to halt the progress of women's sport around the world, Dalton explores where we need to go next to embrace the untouched potential of women’s sport.
Buy a copy here.

The Briefing: Modern Slavery

Why the Plug?

Hearing the word ‘slavery’ might bring images of pre-civil war America into your head. What you may not know is that slavery is happening right now here in Australia. In this episode of The Briefing, hosts Tom Tilley and Katrina Blowers delve into modern day slavery and the victims who are hiding in plain sight.
You can listen to this episode on Spotify here.

Moulin Rouge: The Musical

Why the Plug?
If you missed out the last time the sold-out production of Moulin Rouge The Musical came to town, we have great news. It’s back! Returning to the iconic Regent Theatre, Baz Luhrmann’s iconic film comes to life onstage. Having won 10 Tony awards, you won’t want to miss this limited season return.
Book your spot here.

The Matildas: The World at Our Feet

Why the Plug?
If you’re having World Cup withdrawals, you can catch Australia’s favourite team on Disney+ in this incredible behind-the-scenes documentary of the Matildas journey to the 2023 World Cup. Get to know the women you have come to know and love on a deeper level to get a greater understanding of their pathways to playing for the Australian national team.
You can watch The Matildas: The World at Our Feet on Disney+ here.

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