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Café Culture

The Dispirit of Australia

17 July 2023

5:58 PM

17 July 2023

5:58 PM

In the schmalzy Qantas jingle ‘I Still Call Australia Home’, composer Peter Allen says he’s been to cities that never close down. Qantas passengers on the other hand, have been to airports where flights never take off.

This was amply demonstrated to a colleague of mine, who last Friday set out on a fool’s errand to fly from Melbourne to Perth for an event.

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