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Kim Bal-Al
· January 30, 2018
Thoroughly enjoy the informative discussions shared on Youtube. I'll be listening to the podcast in future to.
Kel Butler
· November 30, 2017
One of my go to podcasts for ideas and literature. Always looking to challenge norms and reinvent conventions. Love it. Plus it’s just good storytelling.
Hofler Williams
· October 24, 2017
Thoroughly enjoyed the interview with Sam Dastyari and I'm not even a Labour Voter. He was engaging,smart and FUN!! Hilarious political hack. Thanks.
Jessica Walton
· November 7, 2017
What a bunch of legends. Inspired programming, beautifully run events.
Azri Zakkiyah
· June 30, 2017
I love every corner of the wheeler centre. I love every one inside. I can go there forever in my life.
Anthony Bendall
· October 21, 2016
I love this place, it's vision and aims, and the events it holds. One of the jewels in the crown of the UNESCO City of Literature I'm proud to call home.
Ruth Baxter
· May 2, 2017
Just been to a free interview between Virginia Trioli and Tracey Spicer. Fascinating, inspiring and funny. Thankyou Wheeler Centre for offering quality performances free in Melbourne.
Carmel Frost
· November 3, 2016
Inspirational conversation between Deng Adut and Ben Mckelvey. Hope we hear more of this young man's future journey. From child conscript in Sudan to lawyer in Sydney, his story is amazing.
Sharn Truscott
· November 10, 2016
The Wheeler Centre is an amazing place to visit! Anyone interested in literature would adore this place. A must see!!
Reem De Plume
· March 6, 2017
Amazing centre that produces stellar podcasts on all the big issues, ideas and thoughts that distract us
Anna Konopcik
· September 21, 2016
My girls really enjoyed Journalism for Juniors yesterday. Thank you for putting on this free activity!
Susan Livsey
· March 3, 2017
The Wheeler Centre invited Madeline Thien to speak to us the audience she is an inspirational and very interesting woman.
Mary Hall
· April 6, 2017
Makes you see life from a different perspective
Dan Rotman
· February 26, 2017
One of the greatest institutions in Melbourne
Marianne Wolf Schoder
· February 15, 2015
we love you so much great angagement for the animal
amazing work for vegan is splendit god bless you
Flick Oriander
· June 15, 2015
Beautiful space with good vibes for Melbourne writers' :)
Mahmoud Abu Arab
· March 19, 2014
The great place u can share the ideas and thinking with very education people. Good luck******
Ratu Jane
· February 11, 2015
Long live the wheeler centre
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