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Prominent Australian author Richard Flanagan has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his novel, The Narrow Road to the Deep North.

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

Julieanne sleeps on George Street. 702 ABC Sydney: John Donegan

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)

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

Bollywood dancers prepare for Parramasala in Sydney.

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

Dr Beryl Carmichael on the Murray-Darling Basin management practices and policy-making: "There are people who have incredible traditional knowledge and people need to be talking to them, not when everything goes wrong but right from the very beginning."

"Don't worry! This is the annual 'Everything's ok' protest. Yours sincerely, Fox News" Photo by Newtown Graffiti, taken at the Occupy Sydney protests in 2011. #sociology

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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.