Published 16 November 20182 December 2018 · Events / Announcement ‘Will robots bring us utopia?’ An end-of-year debate! Editorial team ‘Will robots bring us utopia?’ Doors open at 5.30 pm, for a 6 pm start Friday 7 December The Toff in Town, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne Overland and the National Union of Workers are hosting a lively end-of-year debate on the topic of automation and what it will mean for workers and labour. Ready to battle it out on the night are co-founder of the Safe Schools Coalition Victoria Roz Ward, software developer and poet Benjamin Laird (who may bring robots!), writer and lawyer for the people Lizzie O’Shea, worker and NUW delegate Tarek Soueid, journalist and cultural critic Mel Campbell, and lawyer and commentator Josh Bornstein. Chaired by Trades Hall’s assistant secretary, Carina Garland. The summer edition of Overland, containing the winners of this 2018 Fair Australia Prize winners, will also be available for sale on the night. Free food, free drinks, free event! But please book tickets so we can keep an eye on numbers! Editorial team More by Editorial team › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 23 January 202325 January 2023 · Announcement An announcement Editorial team In 2023, as we look towards our 250th edition and prepare for Overland’s 70th anniversary, we wish to make a tangible commitment to improve working conditions for our community, and ensure that whatever funding challenges we might face as a left-wing not-for-profit publisher are not passed on to our contributors. As such, we are proud to become the first publishers to sign onto the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance’s Freelance Charter, which affirms the rights and protections of freelance contributors. First published in Overland Issue 228 3 November 20227 November 2022 · News Subscriberthon 2022 Friends and Sponsors Editorial team Thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions to the 2022 Overland Subscriberthon!