Come on Aussies, c’mon!

Sadly, the time has come for me to farewell the Aussie Times faithful and hand the reins of our wonderful publication over to our fantastic new Editor — Alexandra Ivett.

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Wattle it take for some Aussie gold?

RIGHT SAID ED | On the eve of the 2012 Olympic Games, I was walking through north London in a pretty and unobtrusive back alley, when out the corner of my eye I spotted a very familiar sight.

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Ian Moss on Cold Chisel: Regrets, he has a few

With Cold Chisel set to play their first northern hemisphere dates in almost 30 years, Ian Moss chatted to TIM MARTIN about what it’s like being back on the road, how Cold Chisel could have been as big as AC/DC and how you don’t always need to be the best of friends to become a legendary Aussie rock band.

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Don’t come the raw prawn: Boris Johnson on our Aussie Olympic hopes

While Mayor of London Boris Johnson doesn’t have the same confidence some of his Aussie counterparts have in the prowess of our soon to be Australian Olympic stars, he is putting on some pretty good parties around London this summer, starting with a free Tom Jones concert in July.

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Are expat Aussies missing out on the best bits of London?

RIGHT SAID ED | A constant nag in my household is that ‘we don’t do enough cultural stuff in London’.

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Australian Rugby Sevens team want a London Twickenham high

The Australian Rugby Sevens team head to Twickenham this weekend to try and finish their IRB World Series year on a high. TIM MARTIN caught up with captain, Ed Jenkins, and coach, Michael O’Connor, in the London Eye to talk footy, Olympics and lofty ambitions.

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For She’s a jolly good fellow – the Queen’s Jubilee in London

RIGHT SAID ED | In less than a month London is going to be transformed. Not from Olympic fever or Trenton Oldfield histrionics (fingers crossed) but from a righteous celebration that will be the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

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London is where it’s at for Aussie gold

RIGHT SAID ED | Forget Kony. Forget the Mayan prophecies. Forget Bieber, One Direction, Charlie Sheen (and any other headline grabbing celebs). Forget the Arab Spring and the US Elections. Forget everything! Because in 2012, London is all you need to know.

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All atwitter about the Tweet spot

RIGHT SAID ED | Is it just me or is Twitter all the rage at the moment?

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The “Aussie man and van sham”

AUSTRALIAN TIMES EXCLUSIVE | Australian expats left stranded after Aussie Group “goes bust”. Ward Thomas Removals acquires business and sets about restoring the brand’s reputation.

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Ian Chappell’s blueprint for Australian cricket success

Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell blasts cricket’s ‘unfair’ switch hit technique and says Australia still has a way to go to before reclaiming top Test team status.

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Cloud Control to Major Tim

Australian Times Editor TIM MARTIN sat down with Blue Mountains-born brother and sister, Heidi and Ulrich Lenffer, ahead of their band’s huge NME Awards Show gig this Friday. Chatting about everything from Aussie fans and breaking into Europe to sky diving and family fights on tour – we get the scoop on Cloud Control.

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Has England forgotten its lines?

RIGHT SAID ED | What happens in London, the capital of rain, when a bit of drizzle falls on the tracks? Pandemonium! That’s what happens.

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Australian rugby league boys at London Broncos heart

This week rugby league kicks off in the English capital and London’s only Super League team is chock full of Australians raring to go.

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Get ready for a green and gold Australia Day in the UK

Australia Day, that holiest of days for Aussies, is one huge celebration of everything Australian. And I can’t think of anything better to celebrate than the fact that I am, you are, we are — Australian.

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