australian culture and customs

find out how australians do things, how we see the world and the world sees us

Losing our religion?

Are Australians religious? If not, why are our leaders promoting their religions in their policy making? Tom Burns’s writes about recent research that shows 22% of Australians indicated that they … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Boston Bombings 15 April 2013

Australians thinking of everyone over in Boston. Peace. Go to the Hoopla¬†for Australians’ comments on these events.

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Australians don’t know how lucky they are | Paola Totaro | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

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

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Prime Minister, we need to talk about race

REBLOG from The Hoopla The Hoopla’s political reporter, Chinese Australian GABRIELLE CHAN, writes a very personal piece about race and politics in Australia, and issues a warning to then Australian … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment