This wooden dish from Broome, pre-1892, was made by Yawuru people, collected by police and later presented by the Commissioner of Police, Colonel Phillips, to the WA Museum.
Courtesy of the WA museum
A spear-thrower, a shell, a bowl, a vase, a bucket. Five very different items tell us much about the history of collecting, the role of Indigenous experts and the shadow of colonial violence.
The federal government has ordered a national koala audit, but the animals are notoriously difficult to detect. But accurately counting koalas is critical to saving them.
When we asked parents how they were going during Australia's first lockdown, they told us about their stresses, challenges and joys. And policymakers need to hear this.
Pengunjuk rasa yang tergabung dalam Komite Perjuangan Perempuan (KPP) Yogyakarta melakukan aksi di kawasan Tugu Pal Putih, Yogyakarta.
ANTARA FOTO/Hendra Nurdiyansyah/aww/16.
Penelitian dua tahun kami menunjukkan bagaimana penulis dan jurnalis perempuan menggunakan platform daring untuk terlibat dalam aktivisme gender, dan bagaimana cara mereka menghadapi tantangan dan kesempatan yang ada melalui media digital.
A protester wears a mask of the late Marsinah at a rally demanding justice for the female labour activist
who was killed during the rule of Indonesia’s New Order government.
ANTARA FOTO/Hendra Nurdiyansyah/aww/16.
Our two-year study explores how female writers and journalists use online platforms to engage in gender activism, and how they navigate the challenges and opportunities that come with digital media.
In my view the short, sharp lockdown is warranted. It will give authorities time to discover the extent of exposure from this cluster.
Donald Trump has been voted out of office but the issues at the heart of Black Lives Matter remain as critical as ever.
Veillée à Nice devant la basilique Notre-Dame de l'Assomption le 31 octobre 2020.
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Vue d’Australie, la suite d’événements tragiques – et attaques terroristes – illustre certaines faiblesses de la France, notamment sa capacité à rassembler et à ne pas apprendre du passé.
France and its leaders are endlessly repeating the mistakes of the past, burdened by a flawed framing of identity and a needlessly narrow path to belonging.
Despite Trump's moral failings, his support among white religious voters has only slipped marginally. One reason is his anti-immigration stance, which is becoming more important to evangelical voters.
From village healers to global brands, witches have long cast their spells over commercial transactions.
Australia has maintained military and trade ties with Myanmar. If Myanmar is not fully complying with the ICJ order, this puts Canberra in a sticky position.
A primary school in Victoria has decided to scrap its program to teach classes in both Vietnamese and English. Such programs are rare in Australia and support already marginalised migrant communities.
Western thinkers have long valued time alone as a form of inner rejuvenation. Here, then, are four benefits to solitude.
Rural patients' self-reliance means they often wait until it's too late to visit hospital, while the closing of state borders has restricted the movement of some fly-in fly-out health workers.
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Melbourne could be out of lockdown within a week, if COVID-19 case numbers continue their current trend. But blanket rules such as the new 25km travel radius risk unnecessarily burdening the public.
Image tirée de l'adaptation du “Jardin secret” par Marc Munden (2020).
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Classique de la littérature de jeunesse, le roman de Frances Hodgson Burnett met en avant le pouvoir de la nature. Plusieurs fois adapté au cinéma, il a été l’objet d’une nouvelle version en 2020.
Trees seeded after the end of the last ice age, which survived the ruptures of invasion and industry, have re-emerged as art.
AP Photo/Sony Pictures/Jay Maidmen
The cinema release of No Time to Die has again been delayed but like the ancient Greek god Dionysus, James Bond is immortal.
Some hard lessons have been learned along the way but the contact tracing system in Victoria is now very comprehensive and increasingly robust.