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What are you doing for Australia Day?

The Point Magazine went around Sydney's diverse suburbs to find out how people were celebrating the day and their favourite thing to do in their suburb. Photos by Chris Woe

What is your first name? - Joe

What is your age? - 22

What is your occupation? - Graphic Designer

What culture do you connect with? - Surf culture and skate culture

What is your favourite thing to do on the weekend? - Go Surfing or Skating

What’s your favourite place to eat in Balmain? – Sushiman in Balmain

How will you be celebrating Australia day ? - Go skating in the morning if it’s not too hot then meet up with some mates and get some beers maybe head to someone’s house with a pool 

Joe from Balmain

What is your first name? Dharpaloco or Dubs for short

What is your age? 18

What is your occupation? I’m a dancer and actor

What culture do you connect with? I am Aboriginal, Irish, and Scottish

What is your favourite thing to do on the weekend? – Well, seeing as its summer time, I love going to the beach or just chilling somewhere nice

What’s your favourite place to eat in Bankstown? MooBurger in Newtown

How will you be celebrating Australia day? I do a lot of cultural dance to celebrate my culture; I will be performing at Darling Harbour and Barrangaroo with the Jannawi dance clan.

Dharpaloco from Bankstown

What is your first name? - Emanuel

What is your age? - 18

What is your occupation? - Student and I play under 18s for Manly United

What culture do you connect with? - Well any, I respect every culture and try to interact with everyone. This way racism won’t exist

What is your favourite thing to do on the weekend? - play football, catch up with friends, or go out.

What’s your favourite place to eat in Bondi? – anywhere I don’t mind at all as long as I have good company

How will you be celebrating Australia day? - I train 3 times a week so I will either be going to train or spending the day with friends.

Emanuel from Bondi

What is your first name? - Ivey

What is your age? - 18

What is your occupation? – Part-time hospitality worker

What culture do you connect with? - I don’t really know? I don’t think I Identify with any one culture

What is your favourite thing to do on the weekend? - Hang out with friends

What’s your favourite place to eat in Fairfield? – Any fast food, but especially Maccas

How will you be celebrating Australia day ? - I'm going to go to the beach with my family

 

Ivey from Fairfield
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