Hometowns Across The Globe
Thinking back to toasting nuts with sugar at 3am in Buenos Aires and running around until midnight in Norway because the sun is still up. Ambika, Darren, Jules, and Sybilla transport us to the sounds, sights and smells of where they grew up.
Music: ‘Lakeside Path’ by Blue Dot Sessions
Navigating the Shire by Rohan Simpson
Childhood memories and quirky local characters are supposed to be the things that make our hometowns a special place. So how are you meant to feel when your hometown has a recognised and documented history of racism? That’s a question that Rowan Simpson, who grew up in Cronulla as the grandchild of Indian migrants, has often asked himself.
Content warning: racial slurs, racism, violence
Music: ‘Places Unseen’ by Lee Rosevere, ‘Under Suspicion’ by Lee Rosevere, ‘Summer’ by Heart Beach
Supervising Producer: Allison Chan
This piece was originally written for ACAR Honi.
Hometowns around Australia
From the glittering lights and high rises of the Gold Coast to red soil, sugar cane and petrol station hot chips in rural North Queensland. Ange, Kat, Samara, Amy and Dylan reflect on hometowns around Australia.
Music: ‘Lakeside Path’ by Blue Dot Sessions, ‘Coin Op’ by Chad Crouch, ‘Dreems’ by Milk Beach
Thanks to Ange Glindemann, Lee Yee, Selena Shannon, Zacha Rosen, Bec Fary and Allison Chan for sound recording.
All The Best credits:
Executive Producer: Allison Chan
Victorian State Coordinator: Bec Fary
Host: Samantha Groth
Episode Compiler: Tegan Nicholls
SYN Community Coordinator: Jordan Fennell
Community Coordinator: Chloe Gillespie
Social Media Producer: Matilda Fay
Image: Anita Jankovic
Music: ‘Dreems’ by Milk Beach, ‘Losing You’ by Boy Pablo