For a country that was once a big hot jail for people who stole bread, Australia sure has some crazy stories. Because of our questionable past, some of our history sounds made up. Sometimes it’s even impossible to distinguish between fact and fiction. See if you can figure out what’s true and what’s false!
What if your place of worship is not made of gold, does not have four walls, and is not filled with portraits and tapestries, statues and pews? What if instead, your place of worship is a giant sandstone formation, almost 350 metres high, 863 metres above sea level, with most of its bulk lying underground like an iceberg, and has an overall circumference of nearly 10 kilometres?
Adani, the big bad wolf of the coal world. People were out to #StopAdani, but how much do we really know about it? Well for starters, we know that it has been in the works for nine years, and as of just last month, it has been given the official go ahead.
The destruction of France’s Notre-Dame cathedral is devastating. But so is the destruction of Indigenous sacred sites. In Australia, this happens all the time, usually for the purposes of mining or the development of highways.