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Darwin Festival diary day 3 – Tim Freedman, Perry Keyes and the “polished turd”

Darwin Festival diary day 3 – Tim Freedman, Perry Keyes and the “polished turd”

It’s a helluva long way from the grimy streets of Sydney’s Newtown to a balmy evening beneath the stars in Darwin’s Civic Park, a transition I made more than twenty years ago. Stories about heroin and amphetamines and train stations and rugby league are rarely part of the discourse in this part of the world.