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Gough Whitlam: an unlikely sports hero

Australia’s 21st Prime Minister was not a noted sports lover. There is no footage of Gough Whitlam getting a facial rearrangement from an errant cricket ball, bowling like a numpty or making his way around the country in lycra and budgie smugglers. 598 more words


Watching TV when Cathy Freeman lit the Olympic torch

Every house has a central hub where the family gathers. Generally it is the lounge or the dining room.

Rarely is it the bathroom.

I think I can make this judgement, having lived with more than 10 different families in my life. 232 more words


Margaret Evans: Brief Bio

My view of the world is shaped by my life and work on both sides of the globe — in Australia and the United States, and by my experiences as a journalist and media relations specialist. 180 more words

60 Minutes

Sydney: developments and redevelopments

Sydney’s streets and buildings are always changing. From the foreshores of Sydney Harbour to the back streets of Redfern, there’s plenty of plans for making new buildings or to revamp the old. 567 more words

Landscapes & Landmarks