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  • Author's note: To the memory of Frank Budby, Elder of the Barada Barna

    This is a work of memory, fiction and imagination. It is my impressions, and these impressions belong to my memories of certain people. I give some of them their real names out of respect; for those I have lost touch with, some other names have been changed - again as a mark of respect. 

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    y separately published work icon Griffith Review Matters of Trust no. 67 February Ashley Hay (editor), 2020 18593294 2020 periodical issue

    'From our first experiences to our last, institutions structure our world – through education and medicine to politics, justice, civics and religion. But in recent years even the most entrenched of institutions are seemingly on the edge of implosion. Either through deliberate political attacks or as an effect of wider disruption, new social forces have issued a comprehensive challenge to the established order.

    'Does this new uncertainty mark a profound loss of trust in how our society is organised and how it operates? Might this be an opportunity for thoroughgoing reform to regain lost legitimacy, or does it mark an end-point for a social structure that is no longer tenable in the twenty-first century? Can institutions adapt? Can trust be rebuilt? Or will new forms of social organisation eventuate from this gathering sense of crisis?' (Editorial)

    2020
    pg. 87-100
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  • Mackay, Mackay - Sarina area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,
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