Assigned as a boat keeper, oarsman Jacob Nagle sat dangling a fishing line from his longboat into the deep water of the harbour, watching Captain Arthur Phillip return at the head of his reconnaissance party along the rock ledges that formed the western shore of the cove. 870 more words
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History is written by the victor, we know this, so we can assume history and conquest have an inexorable linkage.
However, history requires the written word, archiving and preserving — but primarily it entails epochal events, heroes and villains, achievement and again, a permanency of record. 607 more words
A major issue in Fremantle is the lack of proper community consultation. The resentment in the community about it creates an us and them attitude, where Council becomes the enemy of the people, so we need to make a real effort to change that. 555 more words
When the Sydney Film Festival came around in the same week of exams, I knew I was destined for a week of popcorn-filled procrastination. After extensive research of the program and an elimination process that would rival most reality shows (Is two movies in one day too much?), I finally came to my top five. 735 more words