JUST CHANGE THE DATE, by Rachel Cannon by Newcastle Discovered

Picture this. You’re sitting in your house, minding your own business, going about your day like it’s any other. All of a sudden, a group of refuges storm in, rape and kill your parents, and take you away from the home that you’ve grown accustomed to growing up and living in. Your family bloodline stops with you, because they want to erase even the simplest fact that your family even existed in the first place

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LOVE TRUMPS HATE, by Rachel Cannon by Newcastle Discovered

It wasn’t really Donald Trump that scared me during the election campaign in 2016. To be honest, it was the people who thought he was a good person. The people who wanted to willingly walk into the polling booths and vote for him, a homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, racist, sexist, anti-feminist. That people like my own father, had he lived in America, would have voted for him to run a country. That honestly terrified me.

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Striking Multi-Arts Centre to become a cultural landmark in Lake Mac  by Kian West

A striking $2 million Multi-Arts Space featuring spectacular waterfront vistas will become a new focal point for arts and culture in Lake Macquarie.

A panel of expert judges today selected University of Newcastle undergraduate student Samantha Bailey’s concept design from a short-list of five for the new Speers Point Park facility. 

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