Roy Rene was a great Australian vaudeville performer and radio broadcaster. Born Henry van der Sluys in 1891, he grew up in Adelaide in a family of nine. His Jewish Dutch migrant father worked as a cigar maker on Hindley Street. Rene won a singing…

This new memorial honours the bravery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders during wartime. The first such memorial, it was unveiled in 2013. It recognises a part of war history that until recently has been largely ignored.Indigenous Australians…