#1843 Buried History

We’re digging for the deep cultural roots of magick, and burrowing through the rubbish history of a Sydney suburb.

Tempe Tip by Shelby Traynor

A garbage tip once engulfed a Sydney suburb that is now transformed. But there are still remnants of the past — buried beneath walking tracks and ponds. Now an oasis close to the city, Tempe residents still remember their time at the tip. 

Music: ‘Adventure Island (Theme)’, ‘Adventures of Superman (Theme)’

Supervising Producers: Evana Ho and Allison Chan

Magick is Everywhere by Matilda Fay

Content warning: Mention of sexual assault

You probably went through a teenage witch phase that was heavily influenced by ‘Buffy’. And you’ve probably seen ‘hex the patriarchy’ memes.

From Salem to the Kimberley, we learn how witchcraft is intertwined with an ongoing tradition of anti-colonial, queer and feminist resistance.

Music: ‘Brujas’ by Princess Nokia, ‘Leave the TV on’ by Blue Dot Sessions, ‘Bliste’ by Blue Dot Sessions, ‘Can I Get A Key’ by Sampa The Great

Consulting Producer: Jayla Shae Davey (Memarloo)

Supervising Producer: Allison Chan

All The Best credits:

Executive Producer: Allison Chan

Victorian State Coordinator: Jordan Fennell

Episode Mixer and Compiler: Elina Godwin

Host: Samantha Groth

Community Coordinator: Chloe Gillespie

SYN Community Coordinator: Erin Dick

Social Media Producer: Matilda Fay

Image: Unsplash CC: Jez Timms

Music: Black Girl Magik by Sampa The Great