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    November 25, 2014 Young Aboriginal artists drumming to a different beat

    When Yothu Yindi sang about a “Treaty” in 1991, its popularity seemed to change the landscape of contemporary Australian music. The significance wasn’t just about its sound, it was about its message; music fans young and old – and notably of all colours – were singing about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues that mattered. […]

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    November 20, 2014 5 weird sports from across the globe

    Sport is inherently weird, right? I know it might not necessarily seem like it when you’re in the middle of a game of backyard cricket with some of your mates, but it’s pretty strange when you get down to it. After all, although the rules help you play the game, it’s not always clear why […]

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    “But I can read the hell out of a book”

    A couple of weeks ago, 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students from all over Australia departed for the 2014 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour – an awesome, all-expenses-paid trip to some of the best universities in the world: Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Cambridge and Oxford. A* was lucky enough to be […]