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2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival – Something For Everyone!

2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival – Something For Everyone!

Toyota Country Music Festival’s first line-up and tickets on sale announcement is here and it’s big!! 
Dmitry Sinkovsky: The Singing Violin

Dmitry Sinkovsky: The Singing Violin

A magical evening of music which had the audience clamouring for more was performed at the City Recital Hall in Angel Place recently when Th...
Lisa Wilkinson Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Lisa Wilkinson Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Prior to the announcement of the Archibald Prize winner each year, I always look forward to learning which painting receives the honour of b...
Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

This is not another article on ditching your electric blanket for a hot water bottle and blocking cold breezes from under doors.
HOW CAPTAIN JACKA HELPED FORGE THE SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS

HOW CAPTAIN JACKA HELPED FORGE THE SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON A MOVING EXHIBITION OF WARTIME MEMORIES Lance Corporal Albert Jacka, aged 21, had only four men left with him in the...
WHY THE OLD MUSIC MEMORIES CAME ROLLING OUT….

WHY THE OLD MUSIC MEMORIES CAME ROLLING OUT….

A NOSTALGIC JOHN McNAMEE TELLS HOW A CLASSIC SONG STRUCK A FAMILIAR CHORD It was one of those wet Sunday afternoons and a few of us old hand...
FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA’S UNIFORMS IS A VIVID SPECTACLE OF COLOUR AND CULTURE JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS From the gorgeous gold-braided scarlet...
How to pick the right streaming service for you

How to pick the right streaming service for you

Remember the days when you may have described people by categories like a dog person or a cat person?
THE ‘PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’ MASK THAT HELPED BARRY BEAT CANCER

THE ‘PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’ MASK THAT HELPED BARRY BEAT CANCER

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON HOW MYSTICAL BELIEFS LED TO A REMARKABLE SURVIVAL STORY Throat cancer survivor Barry Eaton says having to wear a “...
Staying Young at Art at NERAM

Staying Young at Art at NERAM

Older residents of the New England region are invited to attend a special new Creative Ageing Morning Tea at the New England Regional Art Mu...
HAWAII POPS UP IN PADDINGTON

HAWAII POPS UP IN PADDINGTON

30 Hawaii based and inspired brands including fashion, accessories, stationery, art and the most delicious shortbread, will be showcased fr...
BE A PASSENGER ON TITANIC

BE A PASSENGER ON TITANIC

Experience the luxury of sailing aboard the Titanic before that fateful evening when disaster struck at “Titanic The Exhibition”.
KUALA LUMPUR: SHOPOVER OR STOPOVER?

KUALA LUMPUR: SHOPOVER OR STOPOVER?

Wherever you’re travelling to in Asia (or Europe, for that matter) it’s often a good idea to have a break along the way.
If in doubt, don’t.

If in doubt, don’t.

How Scam Savy are you? Click here to take the quiz  Not long after retirement, Roger* received an email from a portfolio manager about an...
Pyrmont + Mudgee Region Festival Returns for its Seventh Year

Pyrmont + Mudgee Region Festival Returns for its Seventh Year

The Pyrmont + Mudgee Region Festival returns again in 2017 with a two-week program to showcase the best of both the Mudgee Region and Pyrmon...
Cake With Music & “The Bodyguard” Musical

Cake With Music & “The Bodyguard” Musical

MUSICA VIVA CAKE WITH MUSIC Cake followed by a chamber orchestra concert, what an irresistible combination.
Sleep well, insomnia

Sleep well, insomnia

One of life’s more frustrating opportunities is having the time and a place to sleep, but not being able to.
Everything You Need To Know About Consumer Directed Care

Everything You Need To Know About Consumer Directed Care

We could rightly say that our Aged Care experience in Australia is mainly around Residential Aged Care – plenty of media coverage when thi...
IT MIGHT NOT BE PARIS….BUT ITS CHARM IS UNIQUE

IT MIGHT NOT BE PARIS….BUT ITS CHARM IS UNIQUE

JOHN McNAMEE TESTS THE WATERS AT MAGICAL SHOAL BAY Do you realise you can rent a charming one-bedroom apartment near the Champs-Elysees in P...
How to choose a Power of Attorney when it’s not your spouse

How to choose a Power of Attorney when it’s not your spouse

Sadly, there may come a time in your life when you are no longer able to make decisions about your life.