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Paintings from the artists of Balgo in the south-east Kimberley are among the expansive collection at the Berndt Museum. AP Photo/Jens Meyer

Perth already has a museum of Indigenous art and culture. With proper funding, it could be our national centre

Too often in conversations about cultural centres, the incredible resources already available are neglected.The Berndt Museum, in Perth, is a collection of national and international significance.
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Coronavirus misinformation is a global issue, but which myth you fall for likely depends on where you live

When it comes to COVID-19 misinformation, not all nations are the same. Some are peddling a larger variety of myths than others - and each seems to have its own personal favourite.
C'est au tournant du XXe siècle qu'a émergé la littérature pour enfants telle qu'on la connaît, faisant la part belle à l'imaginaire. DarkWorkX from Pixabay

À quoi les premiers livres pour enfants ressemblaient-ils ?

Cela fait des siècles que les adultes écrivent pour les enfants. Mais les ouvrages qui leur étaient alors destinés étaient bien différents de ceux que l’on connaît aujourd’hui.
S Wright

In a first discovery of its kind, researchers have uncovered an ancient Aboriginal archaeological site preserved on the seabed

Submerged in the waters off Western Australia lies an ancient site home to Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, when sea levels were lower than they are today.
This sketch depicts the Waterloo Creek massacre (also known as the Slaughterhouse Creek massacre), part of the conflict between mounted police and Indigenous Australians in 1838. Godfrey Charles Mundy/National Library of Australia

Enforcing assimilation, dismantling Aboriginal families: a history of police violence in Australia

Police played a unique role in many settler colonies executing assimilationist policies designed to dismantle First Nations families.

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