Posts from October 2014

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Gough Whitlam’s example of identity and purpose

by peter k

This week one of Australia’s most notable Prime Minister’s Gough Whitlam,  passed away. Much will be said about his legacy in the days ahead. Whatever one thought of Gough and his politics I reflect on a man who seemed to have a strong sense of identity and purpose. He knew who he was and what […]

A freedom worth preserving

by peter k

I recently attended the opening of the Melbourne Festival featuring Big Hart’s production Murru.  This ten song production is part tribute to John Pat, an aboriginal who died in custody, part protest about aboriginal deaths in custody and part proclamation for a a better future as people of different backgrounds hold hands and work together. In […]