Palm Sunday Rally 25/3/18 (in pictures)

Belmore park in Sydney played host to refugee supporters this weekend for the 4th annual Palm Sunday rally. More than 4000 people, according to police estimates, made their way down George street to Victoria park in one of the 22 rallies held around the country. For higher quality images visit my flickr. All pictures are…

Wealth, prosperity and silk

  An edited version of this was printed in The Jakarta Post on 3/2/2018 Embroidery, Chinese motifs, bold colours, and silk kick off the lunar new year for fashion. last week designer Ghea Panggabean, one of Indonesia’s most prolific home-grown designers, launched a new collection to mark the lunar new year. Her new collection “Selendang…

Vivid Sydney 3/5/17 (in photos)

Vivid Sydney is an annual festival of light, music and ideas in Sydney’s CBD and in various other locations around Sydney.  This year it’s running from the 26th of May to the 17th of June. For more information visit Vivid’s website.

“Shut it Down” 9/4/17 (in photos)

Dog lovers and animal rights activists walked around Wentworth park this weekend to advocate for the greyhound racing track there to be shut down and for the industry to be banned. This was part of a larger national day of action, with more marches against the greyhound industry happening around Australia. To find out more about…

Palm Sunday Rally 9/4/17 (in photos)

Thousands of supporters of refugee rights came out in Sydney today to advocate for the closure of offshore detention centres. Marchers chanted “close the camps” and “refugees are welcome here” as they made their way from Archibald fountain in Hyde Park to the First Fleet park at Circular Quay. This was just one of a…

Sydney Korean Festival 1/4/17 (in photos)

Sydney’s Korean community is being celebrated this weekend at the Sydney Korean Festival at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour. Guests from the NSW parliament and local councils as well as Korean community leaders opened the festival by mixing a giant bibimbap (a Korean rice dish) to symbolise Australia’s multicultural community. For more information about the…