Silhouette view of a young couple kissing in a tent
Every festival-goer knows that for the full experience you need to lose your friends in a mosh pit, drink cider for breakfast, destroy all your belongings, and have some questionable sexual encounters...
During the Ogoh-Ogoh procession from Parliament Lawn to Dark Park in Hobart, Tasmania, the vibe on the street is pumping. This procession is the final act of Dark Mofo and follows two weeks of winter feasting, art installations, performances and music at what is becoming Australia's most loved modern arts festival, in the southern most capital city. By Emily Verdouw.
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The 100% cardboard festival tent designed by the Dutch startup KarTent will be landing in Australia at Yours and Owls festival in Wollongong NSW this September. The eco-friendly alternative to traditional camping accommodation was introduced in the Netherlands in 2015 and rapidly crossed the border to most Western-European countries the following year. Full of momentum after receiving the prestigious Red Dot Design award in March 2017, KarTent is excited to see how Aussies adopt their revolutionary festival accommodation solution.
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Before you say "yes" or "no", it's important to have the facts.
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We prefer to avoid confrontation with a government, but if the only way we can save lives is through civil disobedience, we will do so. Sooner or later, pill testing will be implemented in all states and territories in Australia, whether Mr Baird and Mr Grant like it or not.
The major harm that most experience from their drug use is being arrested by police. In most drug-taking situations, harmful and potentially life threatening experiences can be substantially reduced, if not eliminated, through health approaches.