Backyards calling

With a recent study showing few musicians earn more than $10,000 per year, some are seeking innovative ways to make ends meet. Shaun Perry reports.

Al Karama perseveres after war

Meet the people of a dusty town in Jordan’s Fertile Crescent, half a century after it was largely destroyed in battle between Israeli, PLO and Jordanian forces. Swinburne and University of Technology Sydney students on a foreign correspondent study tour report.