“The Boomer Legacy” uses photographs, text and diagrams to satirically explore impacts of the Baby Boomer generation. Launched in January 2013 and with 127543 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 278 images and is 69% 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:
Copyright — All Rights Reserved
Unless noted otherwise, everything on this site is and remains the sole copyright of its Australian author.
Although you are permitted to view this material online, no other use, reproduction or implied license is allowed without the author's prior written consent.
The internet may be free, but intellectual property is not.