Australian politics, society & culture

August 2017
Sydney Opera House (touring Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne)
By Fiona McGregor
On the way to the Sydney Opera House to see Bennelong, I passed a window displaying a portrait of the Wangal man. Alongside it hung a collection of the humiliating breastplates foisted on Bennelong and other First Australians by the English invaders. The building, one of Sydney’s most luxurious, is home to Macquarie Bank.
August 2017
Sydney Opera House (touring Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne)
By Fiona McGregor
On the way to the Sydney Opera House to see Bennelong, I passed a window displaying a portrait of the Wangal man. Alongside it hung a collection of the humiliating breastplates foisted on Bennelong and other First Australians by the English invaders. The building, one of Sydney’...
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