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Drinking

Drinking: The bitter part of our national psyche

Drinking: The bitter part of our national psyche

While we may not consume the most on a global scale, our proud history of drinking could see it last far beyond modern hand-wringing.

Australia’s refugee crisis and the woman in the red bikini who jumped the queue

In the late 1970s, Australia was dithering on whether to allow those escaping Vietnam and Cambodia to resettle here. However, while this was happening, one woman in a bikini managed to jump the queue.

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