Roe 8 Community Collecting Day, Saturday 15 July 2017

This post was originally published by MuseumsGalleries Australia¬† and is reposted with permission and thanks.   With the State Election on 11 March 2017 came the end of one of the most important environmental protests in Western Australia‚Äôs history; a protest that helped change the State Government with a landslide victory for Labor, and which … Continue reading Roe 8 Community Collecting Day, Saturday 15 July 2017

Protest music

By Alison Bartlett When we think protest songs, we often think of the past. Careers of iconic singers like Woody Guthrie, Pete and Peggy Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bob Marley, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Neil Young, John Lennon, were forged on critiquing social injustices. Australian music similarly includes anthems from Redgum, Eric Bogle, Helen Reddy, Midnight … Continue reading Protest music