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Newtown Electorate Profile

By ALLISON HORE The state election is now only two weeks away and the race for the NSW parliament is on its final leg. And with the polling margins between Labor and Liberal drawing ever closer, those seats currently held by crossbenchers will be the ones to watch. One such seat is Newtown, which stretches […]

Boomalli Arts 30th anniversary

BY ANNA FREELAND In 1987, a group of promising young Indigenous artists banded together to form the Boomalli Aboriginal Arts Cooperative. Heralding from arts schools across Sydney, the 10 multidisciplinary art-makers set up shop in a shabby old warehouse in Chippendale which they gutted, swept, scrubbed and painted to host their very first show ‘Boomalli […]

Australian Museum to light up

Sydney’s Indigenous history and culture is set to be celebrated at the Australian Museum, with still images from a film work of Aboriginal women draped in cloth to be projected onto a 20-metre façade. The key artwork to be displayed is by Sydney-based Wiradjuri artist Nicole Foreshew. The Aboriginal concept of place, tracing personal histories […]