Bonfire Night: Guy Fawkes and fireworks explained (and what ever happe...

With fireworks set to explode around Britain, Paul Bleakley explores the magic and meaning of Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night for the uninitiated Aussie and wonders what became of our own fabled Cracker Night.

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Eastern cuisine trends in Melbourne: Vietnamese specialties

The Melbourne foodtaster is more prepared than most to ‘give everything a try.’ Vietnamese food therefore, along with other Eastern flavours, goes down fairly well, doesn’t it ‘Digger’?

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What are the most popular online games in Australia?

Online gaming is a big trend in Australia. So what are the most popular games of the moment?

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Return of the surf city rockers: The Beautiful Girls back in London

Australia’s premier surf-roots-reggae trio returns to London this week to celebrate the anniversaries of ‘Morning Sun’ and ‘Learn Yourself’

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Joanne Hartstone and The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign

Look out for Aussie actress who takes on movie superstars in one woman show.

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Australia’s ‘big’ problem – what to do with our ageing sup...

OPINION & ANALYSIS: In a nation littered with at least 200 ‘Big Things’, there is a sizeable problem. What to do with them as they age and wear out? These are undeniably public landmarks of socio-cultural significance, and some warrant preservation.

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Nicole Kidman wins Emmy and award for steamiest celebration

Aussie actress Nicole Kidman picked up a best actress Emmy for her acclaimed role in Little Big Lies, but it was her kiss for her co-star that set Twitter tongues wagging.

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‘The whole thing was a bit of an accident,’ says The Beautiful Gir...

INTERVIEW: “We had no career plans to be musicians. That isn’t even on the radar where I grew up. We just wanted to make some music that would sound good playing at the local skate park or someone’s house party by the beach.”

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Catch Anne Edmonds’ ‘No Offence, None Taken’ at the ...

‘Unaffected charm and sheer comic brilliance.’ One of Australia’s funniest women, hot from Edinburgh…

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12 quick tips for Australians visiting America

Have you decided to take a vacation to the United States? Visiting America is a thrilling experience that everyone should experience.

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That moment you find out Natalie Imbruglia’s ‘Torn’ is really ju...

Internet users were rather shocked when they saw a Tweet explaining that singer Natalie Imbruglia’s classic hit single ‘Torn’ is actually a rip off.

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What would you do with nearly AUD $900 million bulging out of your bac...

Matching three regular balls will see you almost double your haul to just over AUD $9, while four balls on your card means a reward of just under AUD $127.

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Made In Adelaide at the Edinburgh Festival [REVIEW]

BLOG & REVIEW: Oz is well represented as usual at Edinburgh (or ‘Embra’, as we like to say), but there is a whole venue at Summerhall in the south of the city showcased as ‘Made in Adelaide’. Our Aussie culture vulture paid a visit.

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Should Australia follow the UK by legalising gambling online

The Australian gambling laws are completely outdated and have not been able to keep up with the times.

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