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Australian Pokémon Are A National Treasure

(Source: kotaku.com)

Pixel God Paul Robertson has drawn up an exhaustive catalogue of Australian Pokémon based on national foods, sayings, places, plants and animals, some of which could kill you, … 311 more words


Gig: The Smith Street Band

Last night I went to the Smith Street Band gig at the Tivoli in Brisbane. Despite some minor issues with the person I went with the overall gig was insane. 51 more words


Saint Surly: Lo/Sketches

Article originally appeared on 4ZZZ May 25th 2017

It’s been a few years since we’ve heard from Saint Surly, so long that some might have thought he was out of the game, then -out of nowhere- instead of the unexpected but predictable follow up to  312 more words


True Blue Through and Through...?

Tough new citizenship hurdles recently announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, has raised the question – what does it mean to be “truly Australian”.

The new measures announced in April, would see immigrants facing a four year waiting period as permanent residents before being eligible to apply for citizenship, instead of the current one year wait, along with a tougher English language test involving “reading, writing, and listening components”, according to the Prime Minister. 509 more words

Q&A with Manly Spirits Co, producers of Australian gin and “North Fort” Australian whisky

The Manly Spirits Co is one of Australia’s newest distilleries, having been established in April 2017.   

The Manly Spirits Co is located in Sydney, Australia. The distillery produces gin and botanical vodka, and it has plans to release “North Fort” Australian whisky in 2018. 1,088 more words

Talking To My Country

First published: 2016

Found: recommendation of a library colleague

Pages/read time: 240, a week


This is the highly personal account of life as a person of Aboriginal heritage and the state of Australia today. 401 more words

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