Category Archives: Western Australian

Xanthorrhoea…

… and no: I’m not swearing at you! Nor am I saying: “Bless you!” in another person’s language and – you’ll be pleased to know – you won’t need a ‘standby toilet’ as any part of your daily routine! Balga before it’s relocated … Continue reading

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Archie Roach wrote…

… these words – which of course – became this song: Took the Children Away. This story’s right, this story’s true I would not tell lies to you Like the promises they did not keep And how they fenced us … Continue reading

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It’s all about your Will…

… and if you haven’t got one done up already – you should get it done as soon as you possibly can – especially if you’re an Aboriginal or Islander Artist in Western Australia!  Whether you do this: Or this: … Continue reading

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