For 189 years Millers Point has been a close, socially mixed community on the harbourside.Photo: City of Sydney Archives. News read by Mohammad Al-Azar, Mert Balkanli, Leon Elia, Kian Hall, Charlotte Mutoro, Athena Mylonas, Ripsime Ovsepyan and Viola Chen. Edited by Carolyn Cash.
BY KERRI ELLIS RU OK? Day was founded by advertiser Gavin Larkin in 2009. Gavin’s father ended his own life in 1995, driving Gavin to collaborate with Janina Nearn to create the non-profit suicide prevention organisation that promotes RU OK? Day. The day revolves around the slogan ‘R U OK?’, and people to have conversations with […]
The magic of dance … love blossomed on the dance floor. BY KATHLEEN DALY Love blossomed on the dance floor at Petersham’s Town Hall in Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 film Strictly Ballroom. But ballroom dancing – and love – weren’t new to the auditorium. My own parents met there in 1953 and sparks flew. And […]