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December 17, 2008 by Champas Socialist
You can tell it's the silly season by some of the reactions to the movie "Australia" and its stars. Germaine Greer has entirely missed the point in her criticism that the movie "Australia" glosses over the treatment of Aboriginal stockmen. It is quite clear from the movie that Jackman's character was ostracised by the white community for being sympathetic towards Aborigines. Luhrmann's movie shows the Aboriginal stockmen being subjected to racist taunts and differential treatment in pu...