Australia's Halloween hype down to US love (au.news.yahoo.com) 28 Oct
2016 Halloween has become "normalised" in Australia due to its
"repeated appearance on American television. film and social media", an
American studies lecturer argues.
The dark side to Halloween (mja.com.au)
This Medical Journal of Australia article points out
how scary Halloween really is: promotion of unhealthy confectionery, risk of
deliberate food contamination, risk of fire from unstable pumpkins, children
being hit by cars, face paint containing toxic lead levels.