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Sticky Beasts

December 8, 2018 |

TREADING LESS AGGRESSIVELY IN THE WORLD

by Helen Kelly

It’s Sticky Beast time of year! This tradition is slowly but surely taking root as a seasonal celebration. In our land without snow for snowmen we make do with sticky weed.

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Deep Trouble #9: Prof. Bain Attwood

November 6, 2018 |

with Dr Mark Halloran     Or listen on iTunes, Spotify or Stitcher

Professor Bain Attwood has published extensively on the history of colonialism and indigenous history. His latest book, The Good Country (Monash University Publishing): “eschews the generalisations … Read More

Deep Trouble #4: Uncle Rick Nelson

October 17, 2018 |

with Dr Mark Halloran     Or listen on iTunes or Spotify

Uncle Rick Nelson is a Jaara Jaara Elder whose homeland is the land of Dja Dja Wurrung people. Uncle Rick’s father is Uncle Brien Nelson, who is a … Read More

Black Mist Burnt Country

October 5, 2016 |

A Burrinja national touring exhibition project that commemorates the 60th anniversary of the British atomic test series at Maralinga, SH Ervin Gallery, Watson Road/Millers Point, The Rocks (NSW), 24 September – 30 October 2016.          

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1787

September 3, 2016 |

Extract from 1787: THE LOST CHAPTERS OF AUSTRALIA’S BEGINNINGS

by Nick Brodie  

NOT A PROLOGUE

  Australia’s history did not start in January 1788. However habituated we have become to telling it this way, our national story did not … Read More

Greetings from Beyond the Pale: Carol

November 5, 2015 |

Ben Laycock  

After fully immersing myself in the various mud-baths on offer around Derby, it is time to move on. Always time to move on. I am approaching my final destination …

I set off many moons ago … Read More

Greeting from Beyond the Pale: Derby – City of Mud

September 1, 2015 |

Ben Laycock  

We bid a fond farewell to Fitzroy Crossing and its quaint country pub and head for Derby (pronounced Derby), the once bustling capital of all the Kimberley, now but a faded replica of its former self. Derby … Read More

Greetings From Beyond the Pale: Fitzroy Crossing

August 1, 2015 |

Ben Laycock  

We bid a fond farewell to the Mary River and head south till we hit the Fitzroy River; the longest river in the Kimberley and one of the last wild rivers on earth: No dams, no diversions, … Read More

Greetings From Beyond the Pale: A Gathering of the Clans

July 3, 2015 |

Ben Laycock

 

PART 9: A GATHERING OF THE CLANS

What have l stumbled upon here? Part conference, part corroboree. There are mobs from Beagle Bay and one Arm Point, Kolumbaru on the Timor Sea, Oombulgari, Yakanarra, Jigalong, Lajamanu. Turns … Read More

Greetings from Beyond the Pale: Wolf Creek

June 1, 2015 |

Ben Laycock

 

Having been evicted from Balgo for transgressing a Christian sacred site, l am standing with my thumb out in the blistering heat. A car going the other way pulls up in a cloud of dust and hands … Read More