DUTY DONE, OUR DANDENONG SON

2017-06-21T08:11:59+00:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Citizen Journalism, dandenongHQ, General Interest, History, Local Council|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Fiona Kiffen This year (2017) is the 75th anniversary of the siege of Tobruk. The siege lasted 8 long months in the scorching heat of the Libyan desert where they fought against the German Afrika Korps. With more than fifteen thousand Australian soldiers along with allied forces from Britain, India, New Zealand, Czechoslovakia & Poland, [...]

GREAT AUSTRALIAN FILMS

2017-06-21T07:54:05+00:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Citizen Journalism, dandenongHQ, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Shane Turley SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY (1972) Sunday Too Far Away won three 1975 Australian Film Institute awards: Best Film, Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 1956, gun shearer Foley joins a new shearing team. He shares a room with Old Garth, a once great shearer who is [...]