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

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

Success story of a refugee

The inspiring story of John Gulzari, a Hazarra from Afghanistan, who talks about his life in Afghanistan, his beliefs, interests and struggles and how made a home for his family … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Malaysia set to deport Australian senator – Al Jazeera English

Malaysia set to deport Australian senator Nick Xenophon, who planned to meet opposition officials, detained at Kuala Lumpur airport, prompting Australian concern. Last Modified: 16 Feb 2013 15:31 Xenophon was … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Korean media: attacks in Australia are racist – Al Jazeera Blogs

Two views from Koreans on assaults in Australia written by Andrew Thomas for Aljazeera Read the article here¬† Related articles Australia Day in Seoul, South Korea (thomassherlock.com) Nuclear test puts … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment