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Feature Artist: Thomas Tjapaltjarri

Feature Artist: Thomas Tjapaltjarri

Thomas Tjapaltjarri and The Tingari Cycle   Thomas Tjapaltjarri was born somewhere around 1964 in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. Thomas and his family have one of the most extraordinary stories out of all the artists to emerge from Kiwirrkurra. The family – Thomas, Warlimpirrnga, Walala, Yukultji, Yalti and Tjakaria were dubbed “The Last Nomads”or “The Group of Nine” (according to news headlines at the time), led a completely nomadic life until they emerged from the desert. At age 20, in 1984, Thomas walked out of the desert to Kiwirrkurra with his family, the amazing part is...

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Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration visits Waradah Abioriginal Centre.

Chairman of the  China National Tourism Administration visits Waradah Abioriginal Centre.

Monday, February 6th, 2017 The China-Australia Year of Tourism is a decision made by the leaders of both countries: to provide better opportunities for bilateral exchanges in tourism, economic, commercial, social, and academic fields, further strengthening friendship between the two countries. This year Tourism Australia in association with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Austrade had invited Dr Li Jin Zao, Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration, on a visit to Australia for the Australian celebration of the China Year of Tourism. Intrigued by Australia’s...

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