australian culture and customs

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We have a new government

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

September 8, 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