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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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Galus Australis Archivus

December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm | Comments Off

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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Historians discover identity of two more Jewish League footballers

August 9, 2015 – 9:20 pm | Comments Off

By Ashley Browne:
As part of the AFL’s Multicultural Round activities, historians have discovered the identity of two more Jewish League footballers.
It was long thought St Kilda premiership defender Ian Synman, who made his debut for the Saints …

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Op-ed: Goodes is not alone

August 7, 2015 – 2:23 pm | 2 Comments

By Asher Kozma:
The recent treatment of Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes is an unfortunate reminder of how we as humans can band together in nastiness against those who are different.
Whether everyone booing has racist motives …

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JCCV to host GLBTI symposium

June 25, 2015 – 12:20 am | 2 Comments

By Bracha Rafael:
The Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) is hosting a GLBTI symposium on Sunday 23 August 2015. The JCCV plans to generate conversation and lay the groundwork for action on GLBTI issues in the Jewish …

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The Invisible Survivor

March 9, 2015 – 3:29 pm | One Comment

By Ittay Flescher:
At the start of 2013 I wrote an article for Galus Australis in the lead up to the Israeli TV Series Prisoners of War (Hatufim) being screened on SBS. It began with the …

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Finding Happiness

February 13, 2015 – 4:52 am | 2 Comments
Finding Happiness

By Shira Sebban:
I recently surprised myself by turning down a rare opportunity to attain what I had long considered to be my dream job. Having compromised my career for motherhood for many years, I had often …

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Galus Australis wants YOU!

January 12, 2015 – 3:46 pm | Comments Off

Galus is looking to build our team for 2015.
Who we are
Galus Australis is a fully independent Australian Jewish media outlet. We exist to host discussion and debate about local issues and to foster community culture …

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Heritage to be found

October 6, 2014 – 1:15 pm | 5 Comments

By Alex Kats:
Recently I had the opportunity to visit Bendigo in regional Victoria, and Fremantle near Perth in Western Australia. In both cases I was in town for work, but had some free time and …

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Galus is Currently Undergoing Maintenance

January 27, 2014 – 11:17 am | One Comment

Galus is currently undergoing maintenance.
As many of you have noticed, there have been issues with loading times and comments. We’re hoping to resolve these problems very soon.
In order to keep up with what’s going on …

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Vote 1 The Sex Party, Says Melissa Star

September 1, 2013 – 10:11 am | 23 Comments

By Melissa Star:
Michael Danby, the ALP member for Melbourne Ports recently created two different how to vote cards to “respect a minority group, the Orthodox Jewish supporters, who [he believes] would not like to preference …

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