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Charlie Teo’s Australia Day Address

Charlie Teo, renowned neurosurgeon was chosen to give NSW Australia Day speech, what follows is a transcript of that speech: I had been in the USA for almost 10 years and was enjoying a blossoming career. I was an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of Paediatric Neurosurgery at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The previous Governor of Arkansas, Bill Clinton,… (more…)

January 24, 2012 by

Promoting the African-Australian Artistic Community is a online space celebrating the emerging creative culture within the African-Australian community and the Diaspora. Gillean Opoku set up the space as a revamped concept of which she had founded in early 2010. The Afroklectic blogspot was created as a platform to promote creativity within the African-Australia community, share ideas, communicate to a wider audience that Africa is… (more…)

January 5, 2012 by

South Australia: Advancing Multiculturalism

There will be those who have the privilege of being able to choose where they want to live in Australia when immigrating here. But many will arrive here either through State Sponsorship programmes, as refugees or students. In these cases where we live is essentially out of our ‘choice’ range; it’s pretty much take what you get. Whichever way we arrive… (more…)

November 28, 2011 by

Am I My Sisters Keeper?

Imagine if you will your sister or relative being shipped off to a country to become the wife of a man she has hardly met, let alone known. What do you think her relationship with that man is going to be like and what activities will it be based around? Her independence and individuality as a person, or her subservience… (more…)

November 8, 2011 by

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