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China Watching masterclass with Francis James

In November 1969 Australian Francis James was last seen in China, trying unsuccessfully to cross the border back into Hong Kong. For three years there was no word on his whereabouts although it was widely assumed he was being held by the Chinese. 1,063 more words

Hong Kong Deadline

Thousands of new apartments placing pressure on city's north (Melbourne)

Article originally published by The Age 6 April 2015 by Clay Lucas, City Editor

Bruce Echberg bought into the CBD in the first wave of apartment development in Melbourne, in the early days of Melbourne City Council’s… 165 more words

Urban Growth

Malcolm Fraser

Henry Herzog from lovely St Kilda contributed the following to the Age (25/03/15., p. 45).

Malcolm Fraser was indeed a “genuine liberal”, Joe Hockey. That’s why he quit the party soon after Mr Abbott became leader.

Australian Politics

'Photography Of The Age'

The title of this article comes from a photographic book I purchased some years ago. It’s about Newspaper photography within Australia, highlighting the 22 photographers who shot for ‘The Age’ Newspaper in Victoria, Australia. 219 more words


Deadly research that provides “a bit of a clue”

Today, Monash University informed us via its website about “New pathways discovered to prevent blindness”. Wonderful. Worthwhile research, one might think. A good use of public money. 490 more words

Animal Research

Gilbert Lau - kitchen spy

I spent a fascinating two hours in the home of Flower Drum founder Gilbert Lau the other day. You can read the full Kitchen Spy in today’s Epicure or… 257 more words


The resurrection of Journalism

This is an edited version of an assignment I submitted as part of my Journalism course in October 2014. 

Journalism and the future of journalism are two ideas that have gone hand in hand for so long that, these days, they are simply strung together as one in dialogue. 1,948 more words

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