image descriptionArchives

Australia Day focuses on Aborigines, refugees

By Thu, Jan 26, 2012 12:05PM UTC 0 Comment

This year’s Australia Day has seen both old and new issues come under the spotlight, including indigenous culture, asylum-seekers, gay marriage, and climate change. These issues, however, cannot be solely discussed through political means but through the arts. Academy-award winning actor Geoffrey Rush was named the 2012 Australian of the Year in a ceremony at the...