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All About Women (AAW) invites audiences to gather and reflect on burning questions about gender, equality, and justice.

An annual festival that marks International Women's Day and celebrates extraordinary artists and thinkers, the 10th All About Women festival includes agenda-setting conversations exploring the ever-evolving big ideas important to women, non-binary people and allies. Join the conversation and catch sessions from leading thinkers Roxane Gay & Nakkiah Lui, Grace Tame & Rosie Batty, Clementine Ford and many more.

A selection of twelve talks will be livestreamed from this year's festival, available to watch from your TV, phone, tablet, or browser thanks to the Stream app. Click here to explore the livestream program and explore the talks you can enjoy from the comfort of your home, from the back of the bus, or from wherever you’re streaming in from. 

Livestream Tickets

Festival Pass
Livestream twelve talks from this year's festival
$85 Livestream Festival Pass | Available from 11 Jan

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Single Talk
Livestream a talk of your choice
$15 Single Talk Livestream

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All About Women Livestream Tickets

Live from the Joan Sutherland Theatre | View event

facing up

roxane gay and nakkiah lui

Nothing is off-limits in this conversation between these two incredible writers whose work challenges us with the hard questions about racism and misogyny today.

Live from the Joan Sutherland Theatre | View event

protecting the outspoken

rosie batty & grace tame hosted by jamila rizvi

Rosie Batty and Grace Tame have built their lives around fighting for justice. Together for the first time, they share their experiences of being Australian of the Year, explore the power of personal testimony, and advocacy's personal cost.

Live from the Joan Sutherland Theatre | View event

laura tingle explains it all

laura tingle

The tables are turned as the 7.30 journo becomes the interviewee. Expect her trademark blend of political insight, personal observation and wry commentary as she helps us understand the rollercoaster that is politics today.

Live from the Joan Sutherland Theatre | View event

clementine ford: love sermon

clementine ford

Unrequited romance. Deep friendship. Motherhood. Break-ups. Self-love. Join Clementine Ford as she explores the manifold ways love makes its home in our hearts.

Live from the Drama Theatre | View event

first nations women look to the future

aileen moreton-robinson, chelsea watego, alison whittaker & amy mcquire hosted by larissa behrendt

Indigenous women, white feminism and power; colonial violence and self-determination - what are the obstacles and pathways to a new future led by First Nations women?

Live from the Drama Theatre | View event

after consent

bri lee, lucia osborne-crowley, amy thunig & saxon mullins

Bri Lee, Saxon Mullins, Lucia Osborne-Crowley and Amy Thunig navigate recent changes to consent legislation and the implications for sexual freedom. Are changes to the law enough? What should justice look like? And how to get the next generation of people to be different?

Live from the Studio | View event

for kate

michael bradley, jo dyer & samantha maiden hosted by julia baird

How can we find justice for friends who can no longer speak for themselves? A friend, a lawyer, and a journalist explore the profound commitment of friendship and collective action.

Live from the Studio | View event

the future for women in afghanistan

hosted by diana sayed

The Australian and American troops are gone, the Taliban are back in power. What is life like now for women and girls in Afghanistan and what can we in the rest of the world do to help?

Live from the Studio | View event

beyond the binary

yves rees

What would our world look like if all our current gendered expectations disappeared, and what needs to happen for this to be achieved?

Live from the Drama Theatre | View event


maeve marsden

Mothers, daughters, sisters, lovers, femmes, dykes and friends. Five incredible LGBTQI+ writers share a personal tale about their relationship to womanhood - intimate, considered and, as always, rooted in community.

Live from the Studio | View event

the right to sex

amia srinivasan hosted by emma jane

Consent and power relations, gender justice and the state, pornography and freedom - political philosophy professor Amia Srinivasan refuses to turn away from the hard questions about society and sex.

Live from the Drama Theatre | View event

why design matters

debbie millman

Designer Debbie Millman's candid podcast interviews explore invention, truth-telling and inspiration. Join this event to hear a fascinating conversation about the cultivation of invention and imagination.

free digital education streams

We're excited to bring three talks from the festival into schools, available on demand for one week after the festival.  

  • Facing Up: Roxane Gay and Nakkiah Lui
  • After Consent
  • Why Design Matters

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FAQs – Livestreams

How do I watch the livestream?

  1. Purchase a livestream ticket. Livestreams are watched through the Sydney Opera House's streaming platform, Stream
  2. We recommend you sign in to Stream at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the livestream to ensure you log in smoothly and aren’t experiencing any issues. 
  3. Once you’ve signed in, navigate to the Stream event webpage where you purchased the ticket, by searching the event title in the search function. You will also receive an email notification ahead of the livestream commencing, with a direct link to this same web page where you’ll watch.
    Note - Depending on the livestream, you may find two livestream options in your purchase. An accessible livestream option may appear, which includes both closed captions and Auslan interpretation. 
  4. The livestream will begin playing automatically or shortly after the designated start time on the Stream event web page. 
  5. You will have a chance to re-watch the livestream for an indicated length of time, which will be made available on your Stream account following the event. Note, the archived recording will be available approximately 90 minutes after the conclusion of the livestream.

Can I watch the livestream on any device?

The Stream app is now here! Turn your living room into a theatre or watch on the go. The Stream app allows you to livestream from wherever you are. Alternatively, watch the livestream from your preferred browser. 

How to use the Stream app:

  1. Create a free Stream account here.

    To be first in the know when new Stream releases are announced, be sure to tick the box to confirm you’re interested in receiving ‘newsletters and product updates from Stream - Sydney Opera House’.

  2. To watch on a TV or an Apple phone or tablet, download the Stream app from the Apple Store. To watch on an Android phone or tablet, download the app from Google Play.  

  3. Open the Stream app and tap ‘Sign In’.

  4. Start watching on any device!

Can I share my livestream account with a friend?

You can only watch livestreams on one device at any one time.

Can I use my Sydney Opera House account login when purchasing a livestream ticket?

The streaming platform is managed by our platform partner Vimeo. You will need to create a seperate account on the streaming platform to purchase a livestream ticket.

Once I have watched the livestream, can I watch it again later?

A recording of the livestream will be available to watch on your account for 3 days following the event. Note, the archive recording will be available approximately 90 minutes after the conclusion of the livestream.

What happens if there is a technical issue with the livestream?

The quality of your live playback experience is largely dependent on the download speed you have from ISP (Internet Service Provider) or mobile provider. Keep in mind that your overall Internet speed can vary depending on many factors, including but not limited to: time of day, Wi-Fi performance, other devices/users utilizing your connection, and the strength of the signal provided by your ISP.

Visit the Help section of our streaming platform at to troubleshoot your issue. 

You may also wish to verify that you are using a supported web browser - you can find a list of supported browsers here.

If you have continue to have issues with the livestream during the duration of the event, note you will be able to watch a recording of the Livestream via your account for 30 days following the festival.  

If your issue persists, please contact Support at  

Note, support is managed by our streaming platform partner Vimeo.