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Indigenous Health Gap Still in Need of Attention

Cancer and diabetes have quickly become a leading cause of death for Indigenous people, with the issue often going underreported.

Indigenous Australians are being diagnosed with chronic illnesses and dying from chronic illnesses at an alarmingly high rate, especially those living in rural or remote areas. 650 more words

"Top paddock" in Rotary Art Spectacular

My little painting “Top paddock” is part of the annual Rotary Art Spectacular, being held this week at Central Plaza, Brisbane. Locals, come along for a look.


CC: Straw Dogs

Sam Peckinpahs ‘western transfered to rural England’ is a film with a history of censorship and troubled reception. When Mathematician David Sumner moves to his wifes home town he finds himself isolated in a violent community who don’t think twice about violating his home and eventually his marriage. 100 more words

Cynical Celluloid

Lifelong Lessons From Route 3

Route 3. A dirt road in rural Leake County, Mississippi that holds fond memories of visiting my grandparents’ farm making mud pies with my cousins, playing on the swing on the front porch, and returning to Chicago with tennis shoes covered in red clay dirt.  1,206 more words