The Reality of Working in a Remote Community

Below is an article by Kim Mahood published in Griffith REVIEW Edition 36: What is Australia For?Please note that I have significantly altered the length of the article and therefore not all ideas put forward by Mahood are represented in this version. In some cases I’ve slightly altered sentences for ease of interpretation or to...

Getting Crafty During My Visit to Darwin

Well as it turns out, Darwin wasn’t all that bad! The old motto ‘life is what you make it’ really rang true for me this week; as I really did ‘make’ a lot. I made numerous new friends, I made myself sick with copious amounts of ice-cream, I made a bag out of a palm...

First Thoughts Upon Arriving in Darwin

I’m in Darwin this week attending an orientation program for new teachers working in the Northern Territory. The only part worth mentioning is my compulsory participation in a 4WD defensive driving course in Palmerston (45 mins from Darwin). This is going down at 7:15am tomorrow- stay posted for potential video footage if I make...
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