Highly politicised, with public and stakeholder positions often dramatically polarised, indigenous issues are never far off the radar. And it is a public space where the waters are constantly muddied by shifting social attitudes, loud voices and deaf ears. It is little wonder then that questions surrounding validity and appropriation within indigenous art circles are also subject to strong opinions, with indigenous iconography fiercely protected by cultural gatekeepers both black and white.
The man they call ‘Wizza’, best known on field for his goal sense and forward pressure, will line up for his 200th league game this weekend for the Bulldogs. Anthony Henderson, has five A Grade premierships to his name, holds the North Broken Hill Football Club’s leading goal kicker record and now add a 200 game milestone to his list of accolades. Henderson said he was under the impression that this game was scheduled to fall next weekend, therefore he was caught slightly off guard when it came a week early.
With uncertainty in the film industry, the Silver City Cinema may be shutting its doors. The Silver City Cinema’s Ashton Wren addresed rumours that had been circulating in the city that they will close at the end of the month. He said while that they won’t be shutting shop completely, they may have to look at closing down for a time. “We’re not getting any films, all releases have been pushed back, so we may have to shut our doors for a little while.”