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LOST VENUES The Corkman

LOST VENUES The Corkman The Corkman in Carlton, Melbourne was never going to be a classic hipster band venue (although it was once home to the ‘hanging

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Happy Birthday Stevie Wright

Happy Birthday Stevie Wright The Easybeats’ Stevie Wright was born on 20th December and was a massive star in Sixties Australia. Just one news story

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Mental as Anything Art

Mental as Anything Art   Mental as Anything first played at The Unicorn Hotel on Oxford Street, Sydney and went on to become one of

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The Grant McLennan Library

THE GRANT McLENNAN LIBRARY Jessica Adams I once met Grant McLennan for lunch in a Thai restaurant in Sydney in 1991 with Annette Shun-Wah (a Queenslander,

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NUKES AND AUSTRALIAN MUSIC

  NUKES AND AUSTRALIAN MUSIC Australian music and politics have been intertwined since Vietnam and its aftermath. Khe Sanh is sometimes called the alternative Australian

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Happy Birthday Chrissy Amphlett

Happy Birthday Chrissy Amphlett Chrissy Amphlett was born on 25th October 1959. This is her dog, Holiday, who is immortalised, along with Chrissy’s famous school

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Palace Theatre Melbourne Secrets

Palace Theatre Melbourne Secrets The Palace Theatre on Bourke Street, Melbourne – slated for demolition –  has had many names. It also has secrets. A  tunnel

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