“The Boomer Legacy” uses photographs, text and diagrams to satirically explore impacts of the Baby Boomer generation. Launched in January 2013 and with 130422 page-views to date, the project is maintained without any external funding in its author's spare time.
The point here?… That images are a potent form of history, and history will not be kind.
The project currently has 281 images and is 70% complete — click on one of the samples below to view it full-sized:
What is a “boomer” ?
The demographic definition of “Baby Boomer” is a person who was born during the two decades following World War Two, when the sustained average total fertility rate was greater than 3.0 babies per woman (ABS, 2004):
More specifically, Australian boomers are those who were born between Q1 1949 and Q3 1964:
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