Melissa leong: anzac biccie

April 19, 2016
I love a good Anzac biscuit. In fact, I scarcely know anyone who doesn’t. Sure, opinions might be divided into camps of honey vs golden syrup and crunchy vs chewy, but that wholesome, golden, oaty, […]

Triage in Vung Tàu

April 18, 2016
When two young nurses from Concord Hospital left Sydney to treat civilians injured in the Vietnam War their world view was radically changed, writes Phoebe Moloney. In November 1967, Jan Bell stepped into the busiest […]

Cheese, Rosemary & Poppy Seed Biscuits

April 15, 2016
Rosemary has a special significance for Australians. We know it as a symbol of remembrance – its use has even been shown to boost memory – and it also grows wild on the Gallipoli Peninsula. […]

What’s On – 280

April 15, 2016
ANZAC Day Dawn Service Leichhardt Council’s annual Anzac Day dawn service will take place this year at Loyalty Square in Balmain from 6-7am. Commemorating the brave Australians and New Zealanders who have served in wartime, […]

Rant: Lest we forget the Frontier Wars

April 15, 2016
The colonial genocide and dispossession of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is a historical fact that mainstream Australia would still rather ignore. For Indigenous Australians, Anzac Day is not an inclusive occasion. It is an […]

War for Leisure

April 14, 2016
Some people used to believe that war makes a man, thankfully you can now make your own wars with miniature men. Emma McConnell ventures into peaceful military-inspired hobbies. Miniature Wargaming This social hobby is perfect […]

What's on – 255

April 13, 2015
A Dark VICE The latest play by Mosman playwright Melvyn Morrow, VICE takes a hard and painful look at the shameful and criminal tragedy of sexual assault in schools…  A sexually precocious north shore private […]

Your say: Is the Inner West patriotic?

April 14, 2014
As Anzac Day approaches we wonder: is the Inner West patriotic? “Ask that question again in June for the World Cup!” Mark, Leichhardt. “As an elected Council representative over the past 25 years, I have […]

Have a Royal ANZAC day

April 14, 2014
It’s gearing up to be an exciting Anzac Day at the Royal Hotel, Leichhardt. We caught up with Marketing Manager, Cassie Lalieu, to find out exactly what will be happening on the day… What do […]

Rant: the ANZAC myth

April 14, 2014
Lest we forget the wars fought in our name ANZAC Day, we’re told, is Australia’s “most important national occasion”. But beyond the clichés about how the Anzac “campaign” at Gallipoli Cove in 1915 “shaped Australia’s identity,” […]
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