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Want to make art? You better be rich: how Australian culture locked out the working class

Growing up in central Queensland in the 1980s, Ruth Clare didn’t even know a career in the arts was a possibility. Rockhampton was a “beef town”, she says, full of cowboys and miners, where there was nothing to do but drink. Her stay-at-home mum became depressed after her dad, a Vietnam war veteran, left. Even …

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Australian Man Draws A “Hug Here” Spot Outside His House, Capturing Many Heartwarming Moments On His Security Camera

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single hug can change one’s perception of the day, or the week, or the year, thus far. So why is it that we embrace each other so little? Is it the awkwardness? The respectful stance towards personal space? The want to not inconvenience? Or maybe, we lack …

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