Threatened lion cubs make Melbourne zoo their home

June 7, 2023

Three African lion cubs have been born in Melbourne for the first time in nearly six years. Lioness Nilo gave birth to her cubs at the Werribee Open Range Zoo on Sunday evening after a three-month pregnancy. The cubs, each weighing about 1.5kg, were...[Read More]

Australia won’t set medal target for Paris Olympics

May 24, 2023

Australia’s Olympic hierarchy are again baulking at setting a medal target for next year’s Paris Games, while defending sending athletes home within 48 hours of the end of their competition. The new chef de mission of Australia’s Olympic team,...[Read More]

First solo runway by Indigenous label at Fashion Week

May 17, 2023

Indigenous fashion label Ngali has presented the first-ever First Nations solo runway show at Australian Fashion Week. The Murriyang collection at Carriageworks in Sydney on Wednesday featured a cast of all First Nations models including Samantha...[Read More]

The red poppy’s rise as a symbol of remembrance

April 26, 2023

There’s a terrible truth behind historic images of pretty red poppies dancing in the battlefields of World War I. If not for the nitrogen in the bombs that tore up the landscape, and in the blood of slain soldiers, they would never have bloomed in...[Read More]

Clarkson says AFL tackle crackdown changing the game

April 19, 2023

Alastair Clarkson believes the AFL’s crackdown on tackling is causing a “massive dilemma” for coaches and players and predicts teams will need to reconsider their technique at training to avoid suspension. Essendon skipper Zach Merrett is...[Read More]

States mark 100-day countdown for Women’s World Cup

April 12, 2023

Fans of the world game have gathered on a chilly autumn morning in Sydney to kick off a countdown to one of the global sporting calendar’s biggest events. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 begins in 100 days, when fans from around the world will...[Read More]

Australia to get an electric vehicle drive-in theatre

April 5, 2023

Australia is set to get its first electric vehicle-only drive-in movie theatre, mixing old entertainment with new technology. The event, created by electric car brand Polestar, will see all Australians with a battery electric vehicle from any brand...[Read More]

Australian cheetah cub fostered into aunty’s litter

March 29, 2023

A single cheetah cub born at South Australia’s Monarto Safari Park is being fed and cared for by a different mother in what is believed to be an Australian first. The cub was born to seven-year-old mum Quella earlier this month, but fears were...[Read More]

Aspiring artists consider new careers after COVID

March 22, 2023

More than three years after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the lingering impact is still being felt across the live music sector as new research shows aspiring artists are struggling to book gigs. About 81 per cent of aspiring artists say it’s...[Read More]

Ways to Make Your Own Luck With Money This St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2023

Contrary to popular belief, there is no fabled pot of gold sitting and waiting for you to come and claim it at the end of the rainbow. Unless you’ve won the lottery or you have a trust fund, it’s doubtful that you’ll make money through luck...[Read More]

More Australians watching streaming services: report

March 8, 2023

More Australians are watching content through streaming services, while commercial TV remains the most popular way to get the news. They’re among the findings laid out on the recent viewing habits of Australians in the latest media content...[Read More]

‘Trailblazer’ Olivia Newton-John’s final farewell

March 1, 2023

There was laughter and tears as thousands gathered to remember the life of Olivia Newton-John. Sunday’s state memorial service at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall came six months after the acclaimed performer and activist died aged 73. She had been living...[Read More]

Fringe benefit as Adelaide sells half a million tickets

March 1, 2023

The Adelaide Fringe has sold almost half a million tickets in its first 10 days, putting the event on track to pass the magic million mark for the first time. Festival director Heather Croall says the annual month-long extravaganza has so far sold...[Read More]

Ed Sheeran gets spicy, launching Tingly Ted’s hot sauce

February 22, 2023

British singer Ed Sheeran has launched a hot sauce range called Tingly Ted’s after making known his love of Heinz Tomato Ketchup. The brand, named after Sheeran’s childhood nickname, comes in two varieties – Tingly and Extra Tingly, and is...[Read More]

After 50 years, Rocky Horror still doing the Time Warp

February 15, 2023

Not even the Time Warp can stop 50 years going by for a mad transvestite scientist from the galaxy of Transylvania. Not to mention poor old Brad and Janet. It’s enough to put a ladder in your fishnets. The Rocky Horror Show is marking its fiftieth...[Read More]