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This interest piece from The West Australian in 1953 discusses the symbolic use of animals in roman legends and medieval fables, and their anthropomorphic investment with human characteristics. Using an incident in New South Wales where a circus…

This article from the online news site Perth Now reports on Australian Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan’s decision not follow the lead of European nations such as France and introduce a financial transactions tax to deal with economic crisis. Such a…

One of three photographs of a house in East Devonport built in the Gothic Revival architectural style. Gothic features of the house include the arched windows and steeped pitch of the roof. This photograph shows a boy, presumably Jack, climbing a…

This entertainment piece from The West Australian’s online edition reviews the BBC series Merlin (2008). At the time the article was written in 2010, the second season of the series was being aired on Australian television by Channel 10. The…

In this report from Munich in 1933, an ‘amusing story’ about the escape of Nazi leader Franz Hofer from an Austrian prison is recounted for WA readers. Not long before his escape in August 1933, Hofer said, he heard one of the Austrian warders…