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Small town’s $1 experiment

Bryan Seymour Today Tonight The prospect of living a simple life, virtually rent-free, attracted thousands of applicants, but just five families were selected. Twelve months down the track, how is Trundle doing? “I was watching Today Tonight as I did … Continue reading

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Aussies don’t trust politicians: survey

Source: SMH As federal MPs gather in Canberra for the first parliamentary sitting of the year, a new survey has found 60 per cent of Australians don’t believe what their political leaders say. The latest annual Trust Barometer survey, released … Continue reading

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The spear of confrontation pays nation another visit

Source: SMH IN 1790, Bennelong, the Sydney-born Aboriginal friend to the colonisers, was present when Governor Arthur Phillip was speared at Manly Cove, demonstrating how much relations between the two peoples had soured. It has been a while since Australia … Continue reading

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Aborigines plan street protest to revive calls for sovereignty

Source: SMH ABORIGINES angry about having neither a place in the constitution nor a treaty are set to use Australia Day to revive street protests like those of 40 years ago that gave birth to the Canberra tent embassy, a … Continue reading

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