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by Victoria Laurie with photography by Richard Woldendorp, AM
‘The speck of a small plane is moving lazily over the jagged coastline of Australia. Every so often the plane lands and a sole occupant alights to wander along the shore. Along the mighty length of this coastline Woldendorp can spot a million picturesRead more »
by Alison Wright with illustrations by Larry Mitchell with photography by Victor France
Seventy kilometres off Australia’s west coast lie a series of barren-looking atolls called the Abrolhos Islands. The seasonal inhabitants of these islands came from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and, like many isolated communities, have developed close links. Working together as a community they have built schools, halls, churches and lifelong friendships…Read more »
by Scott Cane
It was 1952 and the Spinifex People were about to meet white Australia.
The People of the Sun and Shadow, the Spinifex People, were cocooned within the Spinifex plains of the Western Desert, for hundreds of generations until shaken from their nomadic solitude by the atomic shock of Maralinga. When they returned to their homelands in the 1980s…Read more »