How dot paintings were swapped for a government 4WD

How dot paintings were swapped for a government 4WD

Posted November 22, 2017 13:30:24 Photo: Most of the Yuendumu artists who painted the school doors also worked on Toyota Dreaming. (Supplied: Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Art Centre) Audio: Treasure Trove: Toyota Dreaming (ABC News) It was a bold deal that benefitted both parties — but it is hard to imagine it being approved today. It was 1986, and five artists from the Northern Territory community of Yuendumu swapped two paintings for a government four-wheel drive vehicle so they could travel to their homelands. The artworks, known as Toyota Dreaming, were…

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Streets workers vote to end public ice cream boycott

Streets workers vote to end public ice cream boycott

Posted November 22, 2017 19:52:18 Photo: Streets makes Golden Gaytimes, Paddle Pops and Cornettos. (Facebook: Streets) Related Story: Unions call for boycott of Streets ice cream over pay dispute Summer may have been saved by Streets factory workers, who tonight voted to end to a public boycott of the brand’s ice creams after they accepted a wages offer from its multinational owners. Key points: Streets workers vote to end public boycott of the company’s ice creams Workers accept wage offer from parent company Unilever A union campaign to boycott Streets…

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The foreign policy White Paper explained

The foreign policy White Paper explained

Updated November 23, 2017 01:22:10 After a long wait, the Federal Government will finally unveil its foreign policy White Paper today. It’s a big deal. The White Paper is meant to transcend party loyalties and shape Australia’s approach to the world for more than a decade. So, what does the paper say? What does it mean? And what are the big questions it’s grappling with? Are we facing a more dangerous future? In brief — yes. The three words on the White Paper’s cover are “Opportunity. Security. Strength”. That’s a…

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Lady Gaga’s fiance Christian Carino has her face tattooed onto his arm

Lady Gaga’s fiance Christian Carino has her face tattooed onto his arm

LADY Gaga is known for her outrageous fashion style and since she’s shot to fame she’s donned anything from a meat dress to a telephone hat. But she seems to have passed the torch to fiance Christian Carino who has shocked social media users with his latest tattoo choice, reports The Sun. Camera IconChristian Carino shows off his bicep tattoo featuring fiancee Lady Gaga. Picture: TwitterPicture: SuppliedGaga Daily, a fansite dedicated to the talented performer, shared a picture of Lady Gaga that is identical to a tattoo on Carino’s upper…

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Australians of the Year unite in support of medical aid in Manus centre

Australians of the Year unite in support of medical aid in Manus centre

Posted November 23, 2017 00:18:02 Photo: Ita Buttrose (L) and Rosie Batty are signatories to the open letter. (AAP: Esteban La Tessa / Wayne King) Twelve former Australians of the Year have written an open letter pleading with the Prime Minister to allow medical professionals access to asylum seekers inside the recently closed Manus Island detention centre. “It’s really likely that deaths will occur in the coming days and weeks so something needs to be done,” mental health expert Professor Patrick McGorry said. “There’s a great concern about the safety…

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