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Evicted and arrested: refugees in Indonesia under pressure

0 Days ago Culture Source: Overland.org.au

What’s happening in Indonesia is a product of the same logic that drives Australia’s presence in Nauru and Papua New Guinea. It is part of a series of punitive measures that push a hard border out from Australia’s geographical shores and into... read more

One Plus One Series 2019 David Marr

1 Day ago Culture Source: Iview.abc.net.au

David Marr began his working life in the law, before finding his calling as a writer. He's spent almost half a century observing and chronicling the country he loves - Australia. He speaks with Julia Baird. read more

Golden lavatory stolen from Blenheim Palace

2 Days ago Culture Source: Nzherald.co.nz

When a solid gold toilet worth £4.8m (NZD$9.4 million) was installed at Blenheim Palace, the founder of its art foundation proudly boasted: "It's not going to be the easiest thing to nick". But early on Saturday morning, just two... read more

Is this really the end of the ‘L word’?

4 Days ago Culture Source: Crikey.com.au

No matter how loud the noise opposing Sydney's lockout laws was, it was met with silence from the state government. Now, we have a bizarre reversal... The post Is this really the end of the ‘L word’? appeared first on Crikey. Read more on the... read more

Light the Night for Théo Hayez

4 Days ago Culture Source: Byronbayblog.com.au

Please join the family of Théo Hayez for a sunset gathering to bring awareness to Théo’s disappearance. Our hopeful intentions will be ignited by an Indigenous ceremony, alongside music and poetry. We will also be joined by Loren O’Keeffe,... read more

Inky Awards Longlist 2018

5 Days ago Culture Source: Readalert.blogs.slv.vic.gov.au

We are proud to announce the 2018 Inky Awards Longlist. The longlist of 10 Australian and 10 international YA titles was selected by a panel of past Inky Awards judges, the Dog’s Advisory Board and Inside a Dog alumni, all young readers aged... read more

What I read in 2018

6 Days ago Culture Source: Literaryminded.com.au

This was the most stressful year of my life! And… the most successful. I learnt so much – some hard lessons, but I learnt a lot about my own strength and capacity, too, which is a positive I’m sitting with at the end of the year. I went through a... read more

Moving to Australia for a New Life Down Under

6 Days ago Culture Source: Bobinoz.com

Could this be your New Year’s resolution for 2019? In January 2006 my wife and I decided that we wanted to move to Australia, so that was our New Year’s resolution back then. By 14 November 2007 we had landed in Brisbane with our daughter, who was... read more