Category: Australia

Suburbs of Sydney VIII: Cram and Scram

Brunch in Bondi The number 333 bus pulls into Bondi Junction. A quiet suburban ride now becomes a frantic crush as shoppers (the Junction is basically a Westfield shopping mall), sightseers, students and surfers cram on board- an almost endless human conga. This is September, just the first budding of spring. Imagine this journey at

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School’s out- the global climate strike

A VIEW FROM THE STREET Mass political activism came of age today. Thousands of school students and supporters of all ages and backgrounds took to the streets of Adelaide bringing the city centre to a standstill. On a day of global strikes for climate action inspired by Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg, young Australians were in

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