Articles by yarrareporter

Jules, Collingwood “I’m just meeting a friend of mine for lunch, we haven’t seen each other in a while. We used to make music together; he’s a writer and singer and I play, mostly bass and electric guitar. We’ve had gigs all over the place, you know, Melbourne’s a pretty…

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Sitting around a flickering bush campfire telling yarns can bridge culture and generations. Many first Australians recount their history to the next generation while using the soothing and entrancing beacon that campfires emit. The recent multi-arts program Emerge capalitalised on the ability of a campfire to draw out stories from…

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Our constitution, in Section 44, says that those holding dual citizenship are ineligible to run for office in the Australian Government. With more and more politicians holding dual citizenship and falling on their sword, the stability of the Australian Parliament is being threatened. But does it really matter if our…

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“The values in tribal living, community living, are so much more inclusive than cities. Everywhere I went, I was accepted as one of their own. It was pure trust and openness, acceptance. You don’t see that here.”

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Protests by sacked workers outside Carlton and United Breweries’ Abbotsford plant have entered their twelfth week with no end in sight. The workers, comprising electricians, fitters, and various maintenance workers, have proven to be integral to the production and supply of CUB’s various brands of beer. CUB has been bussing in non-­union workers to replace the sacked workers but it seems they…

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