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While most local government councils in Australia are presided over by a mayor and councillors, Launceston City Council in Tasmania has a mayor and aldermen. This has been the case since the first election of alderman to the council in 1853, which…

The McLaren Vale, South Australia, company Maxwell Wines produce three varieties of Maxwell Mead. Their website explains that although mead was first drunk much earlier than the medieval period, it has a particularly strong association with…

A close-up digital photograph of the dragon in the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. Dragons are a popular element of the medieval period, occurring in Old English (Anglo-Saxon) literature, most famously in Beowulf, on the prows of some…

A second and third year undergraduate unit taught at The University of Western Australia. The unit was created by Andrew Lynch and features novels, poetry and film from the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries that reinterpreted medieval…