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Australian rockers Radio Birdman’s European tour dates announced

As one of the pioneers of the high energy rock ‘n’ roll scene, Radio Birdman will return to Europe off the back of their 2015 tour (which was the first time in 8 years) for more dates this coming summer. With three of the six personnel being original members, these shows will be a unique opportunity to catch this legendary Australian underground band whose flame has influenced a multitude of current contenders under the banner of . . . → Read More: Australian rockers Radio Birdman’s European tour dates announced

Blue Mountains once again open for business after the bush fires

As the region recovers from October’s bush fires, more people are being encouraged to go for a summer holiday in the Blue Mountains. With more than 200 homes being destroyed by the fires, the community is dealing with the economic impacts of the fire.

Blue Mountains Council commissioned a new report that predicted that the local economy would lose $71 million dollars, $17 million in wages and . . . → Read More: Blue Mountains once again open for business after the bush fires

Spirit of the Outback rail journey celebrates milestone

The Spirit of the Outback – a revered train journey within Queensland, Australia – is celebrating passing its first 20 years of continued service taking passengers on a 24 hour journey from the Brisbane coastline into Longreach in the heart of Aboriginal land.

The trip into the interior of Australia’s arid landscape spans some 1,325 kilometres offering a glimpse of the varied views along the route, culminating . . . → Read More: Spirit of the Outback rail journey celebrates milestone

Aussie festival organisers deny poaching Kiwi musical talent

When Aussies invite Kiwis to play at their festivals across the Ditch, many New Zealand music fans get a bit suspicious. They still remember that Keith Urban had to use a black-and-white passport when travelling.

The Nelson singer and songwriter, Aly Cook,who  has been appointed as the Gympie Music Mustard’s emissary, laughs at the notion that the Aussies are trying to poach music talent from New Zealand.

Kaylee . . . → Read More: Aussie festival organisers deny poaching Kiwi musical talent

King Kong takes to the stage in Melbourne

‘King Kong’ has been billed as “an epic love story”, presumably based on its ‘pining-for-love-unattainable’ theme. The oversized ape has become an industry icon over the years, one of the best known figures in the history of film. Now the King is getting his shot at the stage, and he may very well ‘bring the house down’, as the critics used to say when a show . . . → Read More: King Kong takes to the stage in Melbourne

The harbour city comes to life with its biggest programme yet courtesy of Vivid Sydney 2013

The harbour city comes to life with its biggest programme yet courtesy of Vivid Sydney 2013

Sydney Opera House sails to be designed by Australian creative innovators, The Spinifex Group

For the fifth year, Vivid Sydney returns from the 24th May-10th June, with a new and expanded programme set to transform the city into a colourful canvas of music, ideas and lights once the sun goes down. . . . → Read More: The harbour city comes to life with its biggest programme yet courtesy of Vivid Sydney 2013

Sydney Opera house to glow green for Earth Hour

While most of Australia will be in total darkness for an hour on Friday as part of the Earth Hour campaign the iconic Sydney Opera House will be glowing green to make its own statement for climate change. Businesses and households will be switching off their lights at 2030 local time on Saturday to show their support for the hour long show aimed at raising awareness . . . → Read More: Sydney Opera house to glow green for Earth Hour

Bondi Beach is the place to be this Saturday where a world record attempt will take place

Head down to Bondi Beach this coming Saturday and you will the Sydney fraternity of bloggers, photographers, tweeters and instagrammers out in force to join one of the most influential photo bloggers in the US, Colby Brown, try to set a world record for the biggest ever photo walk. Destination NSW, Samsung and Google are supporting the Bronte to Bondi photo walk which is part of . . . → Read More: Bondi Beach is the place to be this Saturday where a world record attempt will take place

Kraftwerk to headline this years Vivid Sydney festival

Kraftwerk to headline this years Vivid Sydney festival

Kraftwerk, the pioneers of electronic music are all set to follow their recent successful performance at the Tate Modern in London by being the headline act at the Vivid Live event at the Sydney Opera House being held in June. Andrew Stoner, the Deputy Premier and Minister for trade and investment in NSW today announced that they would . . . → Read More: Kraftwerk to headline this years Vivid Sydney festival

English tutoring programme in Sydney expands

A new English tutoring programme has started in Sydney, Australia for the both International students and the children of migrants from countries that are non English speaking. Australia prides itself on its multicultural society, but the fact remains that to take optimum participation in today’s Australian society being proficient in English is vital.

This is particularly true for children of migrants coming from non‐English speaking countries, and . . . → Read More: English tutoring programme in Sydney expands