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He renounced Australia and lives solely by tribal law. Now Murrumu is hitting the road

Murrumu Walubara Yidindji gave up Australian money, his citizenship, and now he drives under Yidinji tribal law. For the authorities, it’s a novel situation

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Australian #Sociology: "Here's ANU's analysis of the budget's impact on household types. Key column on right. More pain for those with less." Via @_AdamTodd, political reporter for 10 News.

Mining mogul Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest has made his fortune from iron-ore production. In this past financial year alone, he has earned $100 million. He supports Indigenous employment schemes such as GenerationOne, but he critiques social welfare. He has pledged $65 million to Western Australian universities. This is the largest donation in Australian history. Yet he is locked in conflict with the Yindjibarndi people, the traditional landowners of the Pilbara Region. #sociology

Bernard Kleinman, Auschwitz survivor talks to ABC News about the liberation, 70 years ago. (Image: ABC/Sarah Farnsworth)

Gaumatj clan performers at the official opening of the new Garma Knowledge Centre in Gulkula in northeast Arnhem Land, August 2014.

The Opposition is raising questions about the Liberal Government's commitment to multiculturalism. It's a worry that the Coalition has been using exclusionary language of assimilation & "illegal migrants." For example: "We become Australians and we assimilate at different paces. It's a process really, it's a journey."

Asylum seekers in western Sydney have been learning to surf at Bondi Beach. For some, it was their first time on any beach. (Image: ABC News/Mohamed Taha)