One Australian’s view of Aussie culture from online news site, WA Today Xavier Toby asks ‘What is Australian Culture?’.
Complete the poll and see how you go. Go here for the accepted Australian view
With both political parties insisting on calling asylum seekers who arrive on boats here without visas, ‘illegals’ in spite of international law, it is great to see the news reporting … Continue reading
The people have spoken, we have a new government. Yesterday the Australian people voted for a change of government from the Australian Labor Party to the Australian Liberal/National coalition. It … Continue reading
Today The Hoopla blog posted an article commenting on the reaction of people to our first Muslim member of parliament using the Koran to swear his commitment to (his) god, … Continue reading
Australians were astonished and surprised last week to hear that some Chinese families had actually locked in and threatened teachers for not allowing their children to cheat in exams. What? Of course … Continue reading
Former Yothu Yindi frontman M Yunupingu dies aged 56 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Internationally acclaimed musician, political activist and leader, and educator, M Yunupingu has died at home on 2 June 2013, in the Northern Territory. Yet another Aboriginal man claimed by kidney … Continue reading
By The Hoopla May 30, 2013 “Sometimes, whether it’s offhand, whether it’s deliberate, or in this case whether it’s a complete mistake, the hurt still is there…” Mistakes, brain fails, blunders, … Continue reading
View this satirical video that has now gone viral comparing Australia’s view of America’s gun laws with American lobbyists and politicians’ views. We Australians just don’t get it. Related articles … Continue reading
Ita Buttrose has been an inspiration to generations of Australian women playing a leading role in the Packer media empire as the creator and first female editor of major women’s … Continue reading
“75 per cent of Indians believe Australia is a stand-out destination for education…” Report in the Sydney Morning Herald by Daniel Filton about positive changes in Indian students’ attitudes to studying in … Continue reading
Australians thinking of everyone over in Boston. Peace. Go to the Hoopla for Australians’ comments on these events.
Is Australia still the “lucky country” or is life here getting harder and harder? Read this article from the British newspaper, the Guardian, and see what it British journalist Paola … Continue reading
Australia – centre of the world – at least on our maps!
Malaysia deports Senator Nick Xenophon, deeming him enemy of the state | News.com.au.