Indigenous flag designer says idea to police the authenticity of Aboriginal art is ‘repugnant’

Indigenous flag designer says idea to police the authenticity of Aboriginal art is ‘repugnant’

Posted May 13, 2018 08:18:51 Photo: Harold Thomas says the idea to police the authenticity of Indigenous art is fraught with problems. (ABC News: Nick Hose) The designer of the Aboriginal flag has lambasted an idea to police the authenticity of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander art, believing it to …

Council paints over Taiwanese flag on children’s art project ahead of beef expo | Australia news

The central Queensland region of Rockhampton has found itself at the centre of a diplomatic row after the council removed the Taiwanese flag from a children’s art project ahead of a major international beef expo. ABC Capricornia reported that students from local schools were asked to paint bull statues in …

Iran MPs burn paper US flag in Parliament after Donald Trump pulls out of nuclear deal – Donald Trump’s America

Iran MPs burn paper US flag in Parliament after Donald Trump pulls out of nuclear deal – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 09, 2018 22:06:39 Photo: Politicians held the impromptu demonstration inside Parliament the day after Mr Trump’s decision. (AP) Iranian MPs have set a paper US flag ablaze in Parliament shouting “Death to America!” after US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose …

Children’s Taiwan flag design painted over by council ahead of beef industry event

Children’s Taiwan flag design painted over by council ahead of beef industry event

Posted May 09, 2018 05:49:10 Photo: Cow statue with the fish design showing Taiwan’s flag before it was removed by council. (Facebook: Syuan-Si Chen) Related Story: How the beef industry is reinventing itself with ‘conscious’ consumers, digital disruption A family is outraged after Taiwanese flags were painted over by council …

South Australian Liberals flag changes to small business tax cuts election promise

South Australian Liberals flag changes to small business tax cuts election promise

Posted April 12, 2018 19:02:25 South Australia’s new Liberal Government has flagged changes to its flagship tax cut promise for small business, acknowledging its election promise may have had the perverse effect of discouraging some businesses from employing more people. Their key policy unveiled during their February election campaign launch …

Tech stocks rebound, New York Stock Exchange welcomes Spotify with wrong flag

Tech stocks rebound, New York Stock Exchange welcomes Spotify with wrong flag

Updated April 04, 2018 08:46:12 Photo: Music streaming service Spotify made its market debut via a direct listing. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo) US markets have made back ground in the wake of yesterday’s heavy tech-led sell-off, while Spotify began its life as a publicly listed company. Markets at 7:50am (AEST): ASX …

Spotify listing: Wall Street welcomes Swedish outfit’s debut with Swiss flag. Here’s what else we learned

Spotify listing: Wall Street welcomes Swedish outfit’s debut with Swiss flag. Here’s what else we learned

Posted April 04, 2018 08:17:44 Photo: Social media was quick to pick up on the flag mix-up. (Reuters: Lucas Jackson) Spotify made its debut on Wall Street overnight. But not everything went according to plan. In an attempt at good will, the New York Stock Exchange welcomed the Swedish-based company …

Commonwealth Games: Australian flag bearer will be hockey captain Mark Knowles

Commonwealth Games: Australian flag bearer will be hockey captain Mark Knowles

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Lance Franklin needs help if the Sydney Swans are going to challenge again for the flag

Lance Franklin needs help if the Sydney Swans are going to challenge again for the flag

Posted April 02, 2018 07:18:28 Photo: Lance Franklin is a brilliant focal point for Sydney, but the Swans cannot afford to be too one-dimensional in attack. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Related Story: Power charge past Swans as Eagles thump Dogs on Easter Sunday This season has opened up in ripe old …

Aboriginal flag designer questions why the town that inspired it refuses to fly it

Aboriginal flag designer questions why the town that inspired it refuses to fly it

Updated March 25, 2018 12:54:13 Video: Harold Thomas took inspiration from Anzac Hill when he designed the Aboriginal flag, but the town won’t fly the flag (ABC News) Related Story: Town debates flying Indigenous flags at Anzac monument In Alice Springs, a town marred by deep-seated racial divides, something as …