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Survivor Wrecked by 9

Viewers are expressing their anger at networks whose shows continually run late. Top of the list is the current series of Survivor series (USA) Millennials and Gen X-ers. Channel 9 in its wisdom is broadcasting each show as soon as it can after it is broadcast in the US.  That is all very well and […]

All Rise For The Mare

We do love a clever headline, and this fits the bill perfectly.. All rise for the mayor, a clever play on words, as in All rise for the MAYOR.. Following another fantastic run and win by Black Caviar. This run and win at Flemington in the Black Caviar Lightning Day Stakes is 23 consecutive WINS […]

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Railway Hotels of Australia

Join author Scott Whitaker as he journey’s around Australia investigating the life of the Railway Hotel, beginning with his multipart work, Volume One – Railway Hotels of Victoria. In the early days, Railway Hotels (along with Terminus, Junction and Station) were quickly established to service the railway construction workers, or navvies. Some publicans stayed in […]

Rio Olympic Games in Australia

The opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics  will take place in the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday 5 August 2016 with Australians watching it live on Saturday morning 6 August 2016. Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Rio 2016) from 5 to 21 August 2016. Telecast LIVE on Channel 7, 7pm – […]

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Emergency APP For Travellers

Emergency assistance for international travellers via new app A new travel safety app that connects travellers with overseas emergency services and embassies at the touch of a button, and can translate critical emergency questions into the local language, was unveiled at the launch of the Travel Aware App this week. In the event of a […]

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DeliveryHero | Order Takeaway Online

We are thrilled to announce a new partner.. DeliveryHero.com.au enables customers to quickly and easily order food over the internet. In just a few clicks steaming-hot food is promptly delivered to your door. Enter Your Post Code > Pick a restaurant > Order a takeaway > Food is delivered! Since launching in 2011 Delivery Hero […]

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Children’s Cancer | Government Web Site

One can only imagine the heartache of learning a child has cancer. There must be so many questions and help needed in understanding the way forward. A wonderful new Federal Government web site offers exactly this. Children’s Cancer website offers families step-by-step guidance and ‘perspective’. The Government hopes the website will offer families affected by […]

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Railway Hotels of Australia

Join author Scott Whitaker as he journey’s around Australia investigating the life of the Railway Hotel, beginning with his multipart work, Volume One – Railway Hotels of Victoria. In the early days, Railway Hotels (along with Terminus, Junction and Station) were quickly established to service the railway construction workers, or navvies. Some publicans stayed in […]

Free Mojgan

Mojgan Shamsalipoor is a young female refugee from Iran. She applied for refugee status in 2012 and while it was processed was allowed to live in Brisbane. Since arriving on our shores, she has been a model citizen, gone to school, found love and married. After 2 years the Department of Immigration found Ms Shamsalipoor did not qualify as a refugee, she was taken … [Read More...]

Rio Olympic Games in Australia

The opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics  will take place in the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday 5 August 2016 with Australians watching it live on Saturday morning 6 Au … [Read More...]

Don’t Kill Bulk Bill

The Australian government has announced its plan to take away bulk billing incentive payments for pathology tests from 1 July 2016. Cuts to pathology bulk billing will mean patients may have to pay … [Read More...]

Fun Family Day Out

Do not understimate how much fun your family will have at a day out at a museum. A day out at a museum is great fun for the whole family. I say this to parents who have not been to a museum for few years.  Museums have changed a lot.  Long gone are the boring […]

A Place to Call Home

We’re seeing lots of rather angry, annoyed and abusive messages about A Place to Call Home. There is no suggestion that it wasn’t a good show. It has good writing, story, actors, production. The decision to terminate production is not about the show, but “finances”. It cost more to produce the show than could be […]

Computer Markets Review

To Computer Markets Or Not, that is the question.?  Is going to a computer market the answer to your computer needs? After reading about weekend computer markets in Melbourne for many years, we finally got around to checking one out. We found an excellent guide to markets in Melbourne at the OnlyMelbourne web site which […]

World On Our Streets

Paris, Tokyo, Tel Aviv and New York … right here in Melbourne Rachelle Unreich takes us one a world trip around Melbourne thats well worth taking in.. France, Japan, Israel and America. The World On Our Streets Why book an expensive trip when you can see, taste and buy global delights right here in Melbourne, […]

Titans of the Ice Age

Watching prehistoric animals come to life on the world’s 3rd largest screen at IMAX Melbourne,  in 3D is quite honestly something else. It was breathtakingly beautiful watching these massive animals roam our frozen planet, with a realism that transports you back in time. Titans of the Ice Age 3D Titans of the Ice Age 3D […]

Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition

World’s Biggest Music Video Retrospective Coming To Australia At the beginning of its broadcast in 1981, music channel MTV began using the tagline “you’ll never look at music the same way again,” and they were right. Fast forward to the modern day and the humble music video has become an art form in and of […]

Unique Melbourne: the Lure of the Yarra River

With its trams, expansive parks and gardens, alluring architecture and vibrant cultural, sporting, dining and shopping scenes, Melbourne packs in enough attractions to cater for a lifetime of holidays. But to experience the real Melbourne, you need to spend some time on the Yarra River, home to many of the city’s major holiday attractions. Melbourne […]

A Guide to Attractions in Melbourne?

Melbourne, the state capitol of Victoria is one of the busiest cities in Australia. But the city is also considered among tourists as a city with something for everyone and this rings true when someone digs deeper to the attractions on offer in this multicultural melting pot. From modern cafes to hot fashion boutiques, from […]

Melbourne City Travel Guide

There are loads and loads of things to love about the city in Australia, Melbourne. This classy city in south-east curve of the mainland Australia inspires deep zeal in those blessed enough to reside here. Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria is relatively a modern place which is not even 200 years of age and by […]

Comparing hotels with serviced apartments Melbourne

Do you find yourself requiring to relocate locate to Melbourne Australia for reasons such as business projects, permanent placement or otherwise? If so then there are some things you should know about the benefits of serviced apartments in Melbourne versus paying exorbitant prices for a hotel. When you plan a vacation or are required to […]