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 […]

Best TV Advert of All Time!

Best because it is inspirational Best because it is positive Best is educates and entertains Best because it is amazing We’re The Superhumans | Rio Paralympics 2016 Trailer Published on Jul 14, 2016 Channel 4 is proud to present the 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Writers: Strouse/Adams Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd […]

7Two on Foxtel

7TWO has disappeared off FOXTEL which has customers every angry specially as it is just prior to the Olympic Games. The big question is who is responsible?  Foxtel or Channel 7 (Network Seven) We found this announcement on foxtel.com.au 7TWO will no longer be retransmitted to selected satellite areas. From Tuesday 26 July, 2016 – 7TWO […]

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 – […]

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 for tests, pathology services could close and jobs could be lost. In short, your healthcare will suffer. We can fight these cuts […]

Ultimate TV Cooking Competition: Winners vs Winners

Imagine it, TV’s ultimate cooking competition pitting winners versus winners. The grand final of grand finals. The cooking competition to end all cooking competitions. Channel versus channel. Cooking show versus cooking show The pinacle of cook-offs. The cook-off of cook-offs. The everest of smashing it out of the park. If we don’t cook this perfectly, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Channels 7 and 10 BAN Marriage Alliance Advertising

Channels 7 and 10 plus some radio stations have refused to air the new television advert from Marriage Alliance, featuring an iceberg and the slogan, “It’s not as simple as you think.” The Marriage Alliance pushes the idea that marriage equality would be “the tip of the iceberg”, advising viewers that there’s some serious consequences […]

TV – Re midday movies

An open letter from a reader Attention network executives, tv programmers and television bosses. This is a suggestion The first thing I do in the morning is have  breakfast and see what is on at midday. At the moment – nothing – nothing. Unfortunately the people who watch tv at this time are retired women, […]

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 […]

R U OK?

Thursday 10th September 2015 | R U OK? Day is a national day of action, dedicated to inspiring all people of all backgrounds to regularly ask each other ‘Are you OK?’ It’s a national day of action which aims to prevent suicide by encouraging Australians to connect with someone they care about and help stop […]

Walk Safely to School Day

Friday 22 May 2015 is National Walk Safely to School Day Walk Safely to School Day is an annual, national event that encourages all primary school students to walk safely, and commute actively, to school. Now in its 16th year, this community event promotes better attitudes to road safety, health, public transport and the environment. […]

Garage Sales Day

We are joining in the fun of garage sales by telling our readers about Garage Sales Day. Garage Sales Day celebrates Australian’s passion for recycling and grabbing a bargain. Garage Sales Day is celebrated annually in late October. The next Garage Sales Day is on Saturday 24th October 2015. Use the links below to advertise or visit garage […]

Coronation Street

It feels like all we ever do is write about the end of another TV series. First it was A Place To Call Home, now Coronation Street. They appear to suffer from the same fate.. falling viewer numbers means no advertiser interest’, meaning no revenue. Coronation Street Sad really. Another long running TV show, this […]

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 […]

Gazza’s Garage Sales

When you get to a garage sale, tell ’em Gazza sent you, thats what his web site says. Gazza’s Garage Sales is the home of garage sales online in Australia. Gazza’s Garage Sales provides sellers with free advertising of garage sales all year round. Gazza’s Garage Sales provides buyers with a directory of upcoming garage […]

West End Of Melbourne

We spotted this advert in Saturday’s TheAge, and noticed a few anomalies. The sales pitch invites the reader to be a part of The New York End of Town.  I have lived in Melbourne all my life and never heard of a New York end of town, but hey, we have to start somewhere. On […]