NRL Round 24 preview

Thursday night: Paramatta v Gold Coast, Homebush Big game for Parramatta. Embarrassed by Newcastle, the Eels will be desperate to redeem themselves. Encased in the Hayne-Henry drama, the Titans are surely ready for the season to be over already. Expect a big Eels win here. PARRAMATTA BY 20 Friday night: Souths v NZ Warriors, Homebush... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 23: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS Souths = building some much-needed confidence for 2018. Newcastle = now it's three wins in a row, they may avoid the wooden spoon after all. Brisbane = friday night on Nine + Lang Park + big crowd + Bennett's 600th Broncos game = easy win. Rinse and repeat. St. George-Illawarra = a much-needed confidence... Continue Reading →

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Magnificently theatrical and bursting with invention, Christopher Wheeldon's full-length Alice brings to life the vivid visions of Lewis Carroll's classic book. Wheeldon, The Royal Ballet's resident choreographer, has delighted Australian audiences with After the Rain and DGV: Danse à grande vitesse. Alice, his biggest ever story ballet, has an exhilarating, melodic score by Joby Talbot... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 23 Preview 

Thursday night: Souths v Canterbury, Homebush It's hard to believe these teams were grand finalists two years ago. Now they'll be planning September holidays after disappointing seasons. This game is so uneventful and inconsequential Nine could afford to let Ray Hadley commentate and nobody would care. Yes, they'd whinge on social media, but it'd quickly... Continue Reading →

Halle Berry’s Diet

Video: Halle Berry is another celebrity who has adopted the low carb high fat ketogenic diet to stay in shape and keep her health in check. Please watch the short vid:  

Guy Sebastian’s Transformation

Guy Sebastian, the former Australian Idol winner, says he used Ketogenic Diet, in addition to exercise, to get him into shape for his Men’s Health Australia cover within just 2 months’ time! Guy Theodore Sebastian, born 26 October 1981, is a Malaysian-born Australian singer-songwriter currently based in Sydney with his wife Jules and 2 sons. He... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 22: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS Parramatta = now a genuine top four chance. Souths = brilliant win against the Dragons, but too late for 2017. Melbourne = the Storm train keeps a-rollin' to another minor premiership. Newcastle = two straight wins for the first time since 2015. Could they avoid the wooden spoon? Brisbane = strengthened their top four... Continue Reading →

Bennelong by Bangarra Dance Theatre

  A stunning production, not to be missed. Bennelong is a spell binding journey that captures the effect of displacement and division experienced by perhaps the most famous Aboriginal man of colonial Australia. With his latest work, choreographer Stephen Page has embarked on a journey to revisit the tortured life of a man who tried... Continue Reading →

Ripped Jeans Trend

Ripped Jeans are here to stay and everyone is wearing them! It's now been awhile that this fad's been trending in the fashion world that it becomes.. yeah a trend for both men and women! And who better to get inspiration from than the celebrities who don them like Gigi Hadid (featured image from Instagram:... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 22 Preview

Thursday night: Canterbury v Parramatta, Homebush While Canterbury's season is almost over, Parramatta are heading to the finals. A big win over the Doggies - distracted by off-field drama - will strengthen their claim. The fans who put up with last year's nonsense deserve to see September footy again. PARRAMATTA BY 12 Friday night: St.... Continue Reading →

Alanis Morisette in Australia

Alanis Morissette will return to come to Australia early January next year! The 43-year-old singer will perform one show in Melbourne and one in Sydney.  Her 'Jagged Little Pill' album sold more than 33 million copies since it hit the airwaves in 1995. This will be Alanis' first concerts here since 1999 and will be... Continue Reading →

Nining wins FBME Grand Final

Sydney's Nining Santos won the 2017 Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza grand final at Brisbane's Pullman Hotel on Sunday (July 30th). Nining defeated Valeria Sizova (Sydney - second place) and Katerina Lanshakova (Gold Coast -third place) while Brisbane's Kristin Peasey won Miss Photogenic and Sydney's Jessica Gillett won Miss Girlfriend. Nining was the first of seven... Continue Reading →

Farewell Les Murray

Legendary football commentator Les Murray (real name László Ürge) died today at 71. A journalist since 1971, Murray was the face - and voice - of SBS' football coverage. He hosted the SBS sports programs On the Ball (1984–2000), Toyota World Sports (1990 – 2006) and The World Game (2001–present). For many Australians unfamiliar with the... Continue Reading →

The Biggest Bash Yet

Cricket Australia announced the BBL07 and WBBL03 draw, set to be the biggest Big Bash yet. There's 43 games between December 19 2017 (the Sydney derby opener) and the Big Final on February 4 2018. Each team will play two extra matches (10). Marquee matches include Perth v Melbourne Stars on Boxing Day, Adelaide v... Continue Reading →

AFL Satire: live!

AFL satirist Titus O'Reilly is touring Australia in late August-early September with the Insufficient Intent shows ( 'Funnier than Richmond Leading with Minutes to Go'). Followers of O'Reilly's Facebook page will be familiar with his weekly "highly unhelpful" previews and reviews of the AFL rounds, his work with Herald Sun, Channel 7, Nova 100 and his weekly... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 21: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS  Penrith = four straight wins, so close to the top eight. Cronulla = briefly in second after beating the hopeless Warriors Parramatta = brilliant win against Brisbane, trailing 12-0 early and winning 28-14. Newcastle = third win this season, made up for close loss to Dragons a few weeks ago. Canberra = much-needed win... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 21 Preview

Thursday night: Penrith v Canterbury, Penrith Park After three straight wins, Penrith are back in finals contention, while Canterbury can say goodbye to 2017 with a loss here. Expect an easy win for Penrith, as they have far more to play for. PENRITH BY 20 Friday night: NZ Warriors v Cronulla, Auckland The Warriors continue... Continue Reading →

FASHION+AID – MELBOURNE

FASHION + AID is back on Saturday 9th September 2017 at Palladium at Crown, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Victoria! In 2017, FASHION + AID will help to support Leukaemia Foundation and guests will be given the opportunity to pledge financial support to this worthy cause. 100% Of all monies pledged will go to the Foundation. Ticket... Continue Reading →

Diana is MasterChef 2017!

Diana Chan brought home the title of MasterChef 2017! The 29-year-old accountant won by a measly 1 point over Ben Ungermann, which raised a few eyebrows from fans. Diana scored a perfect 30 out of 30 in the first round, a mystery box challenge, but garnered 1 point fewer than Ben in an Open Kitchen second... Continue Reading →

MasterChef Grand Finals tonight!

Ben Ungermann and Diana Chan are through to the MasterChef Australia Grand Final after Karlie Verkerk was eliminated in the Semi Final. Ben and Diana will fight it out over 3rounds for a $250,000 cash prize and a monthly column in Delicious magazine. You guessed it, round 1 is a mystery box challenge. Ben and... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 20: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS Brisbane = smashed Canterbury to sit in second place on Thursday night. Sydney Roosters = replaced Brisbane in second with a big win over Newcastle. Cronulla = two late tries sealed an important win over Souths. Penrith = three straight wins has Penrith in touch with the top eight. Melbourne = solidified top spot... Continue Reading →

Farewell Chester Bennington

The music world lost Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington on Friday (21st July). This article won't speculate on Bennington's death - two months after the death of close friend Chris Cornell - but celebrate Bennington and Linkin Park. Bennington was lead singer (and screamer) for the band who transcended their nu metal roots to become... Continue Reading →

Heard of Temptation Bundling?

It was a certain named teacher Katherine Milkman, an Operations and Information Management Professor at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania who first coined the term “Temptation Bundling”. Katherine like many of us usually have trouble going to the gym on a regular basis. She is also has this addiction to listening to Audio books... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 20 Preview

Thursday night: Brisbane v Canterbury, Lang Park Last time Brisbane played at Lang Park, they lost heavily to Melbourne. Expect the Broncos to redeem themselves against Canterbury, who were lucky to beat Newcastle and are struggling to stay in finals contention. BRISBANE BY 16 Friday night: Sydney Roosters v Newcastle, SFS This will be a... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 19: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS  Penrith = Nathan Cleary's three tries and five goals sparked an important win in Auckland. Canberra = Aidan Sezer's clutch 40/20 breaks a four-game losing streak. Finally won a Golden Point game. Brisbane = two tries in last 10 minutes was enough to beat Newcastle. Gold Coast = took advantage of horrible conditions for... Continue Reading →

2017 Wimbledon Women Singles Finals

The new 2017 Wimbledon Women Singles title belongs to 14th ranked Gabrine Muguruza, ousting Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0! This was Gabrine's first final in the 13 months since she won Roland Garros. With the roof closed for the first time in a ladies' singles final, the No.14 seed took 1:17 hours to win the title. Gabrine withstood... Continue Reading →

Australian Super Rugby wrap

It's been a tough year for Australian Rugby, with rumours the Western Force or Melbourne Rebels are being dumped, Australian Super Rugby teams failing to beat any NZ Super teams and the Wallabies struggling in three mid-season Tests against Fiji, Scotland and Italy. The ACT Brumbies won the Australian Conference with a 6-9 record -... Continue Reading →

2017 Miss World Australia Crowning Ceremony

Miss World Australia hosted the National Final and Crowning Ceremony on Friday the 14th of July at The Grand Hyatt Melbourne! The National Final featured 28 stunning delegates vying for the Miss World Australia title. Contestants vying for the crown include courageous refugee Adau Mornyang & young athlete Zara Keca. State finalist Justine Clark Miss World Australia’s first ever contestant to compete... Continue Reading →

Melbourne’s Photo Show

Michaels Camera and Canon Australia are hosting the Melbourne's Photo Show 2017 on the 22 July, admission free! Not being limited to Canon brand, there will be a range of experiences throughout the day including; A talk with Kristen Cook: Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary - capturing your everyday. Join Kristen for a fascinating... Continue Reading →

Victorian Pole Championship

Have you seen a live pole dancing before? It's more of an art than you think. The choreography, the balance and movement up the pole, and the spectacular acrobatics performed by the dancers are quite amazing! It's surely breath-taking and very alluring to the eyes, certainly an art form at its best! Victorian finalists battle... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 19 Preview

​Friday night: NZ Warriors v Penrith, Auckland A vital game, with the winner to edge two points closer to the top eight. The Warriors are 6-2 at home while Penrith are starting to get the wobbles, though the win over Manly helped. The Warriors' home advantage could be enough. NZ WARRIORS BY SIX Friday night:... Continue Reading →

Holmes leads Queensland’s series win

A Valentine Holmes hat-trick gave Queensland the 2017 State of Origin series infront of over 52,000 at Lang Park. Holmes scored both of Queensland's first half tries and his third in the second half as Queensland won 22-6 and the series 2-1. Holmes became the fifth Queenslander to score an Origin hat-trick. It was the... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 18: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS Sydney Roosters = important win - minus Origin stars - over Souths. Penrith = Controversial win over Manly. Parramatta = lead 16-0 after 23 minutes. That was enough. Canterbury = somehow found a way to beat the tragically luckless Knights. LOSERS  Souths = couldn't bridge an eight-point halftime deficit. Manly = five-game winning streak... Continue Reading →

Reds defeat Brumbies

SUPER RUGBY: The Qld Reds upset the ACT Brumbies 16-15 at Lang Park tonight. While the Brumbies are guaranteed a quarter-final spot, they would have been disappointed blowing a 15-6 lead. Qld Reds' Hamish Stewart scored with nine minutes left to close the gap to two points. A last-minute Quade Cooper penalty goal gave the Reds... Continue Reading →

MasterChef: Callan Smith Eliminated!

Unfortunately, the youngest and a brilliant cook in Callan Smith was eliminated yesterday during the Akagi Shrine Elimination Challenge! Sarah, Callan and Tamara had 75 minutes to make a dish inspired by their personal past and future at the Akagi Shrine. Sarah decided to participate in the elimination round by not using her pin. Callan made... Continue Reading →

Miss World Australia 2017 Finals

Miss World Australia is the national pageant for the world's largest and longest running international pageant - Miss World! Miss World Australia is hosting the National Final / Crowning Ceremony on Friday the 14th of July at The Grand Hyatt Melbourne. This event will feature 28 stunning delegates vying for the Miss World Australia title. The... Continue Reading →

Living Art: Body Painting Competition

Come visit Speakeasy HQ's gallery of living, breathing art! Using skin as empty canvases, watch masterpieces be created before your eyes. Body art pays homage to ancient rituals and traditions while also drawing on elements of the Avantgarde style. Be entertained by live music and performers while you peruse the exhibit with a drink in... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 18 Preview

Friday night: Sydney Roosters v Souths, SFS Another chapter of the traditional rivalry is asterixed by the Origin split round. The Roosters are missing Blake Ferguson, Dylan Napa and Mitchell Pearce which gives Souths a big sniff. If the Roosters lose this, Brisbane will take fourth spot with the bye points. Souths have their little... Continue Reading →

Oz Comic-Con Mebourne 2017!

Relive the adventure of attending Oz Comic-con in Melbourne! Catch all the photos taken by our photographer here! * * * Melbourne, it’s time to get your geek on! Oz Comic-Con, Australia’s favourite pop-culture event, was back in town this weekend, July 1-2, providing Victoria’s ultimate celebration of geeky goodness. Fans had the opportunity to meet... Continue Reading →

Vic Beach Volleyball

Although the sun is out this winter, training is still ongoing with Vic Beach to get ready for the next season of hot volleyball action! VicBeach was born out of a passion to expand our brilliant sport and deliver events and activities on behalf of the broader beach volleyball community. Originally begun by beach legends,... Continue Reading →

Cyrano de Bergerac

Credit: David James McCarty The legendary play Cyrano de Bergerac has had many dalliances with popular culture, most famously in the silver screen adaptation, Roxanne, starring Steve Martin. Behind its timeless appeal are the age-old themes of love, devotion and the power of poetry. Sport for Jove’s translation of the Edmond Rostand classic captures the... Continue Reading →

Scoring Controversy: Pacquiao vs Horn

UPDATE: The results of re-score of the Battle of Brisbane is out now! Click here to view. * * * There are a lot of talks and bad mouthing with regard to the judging of the recent Battle of Brisbane, particularly the scoring by Waleska Roldan, one of the judges of the contest between Manny Pacquiao... Continue Reading →

State of Origin teams game III

Queensland squad for State of Origin III Will Chambers (Melbourne Storm) Gavin Cooper (North Queensland Cowboys) Cooper Cronk (Melbourne Storm) Dane Gagai (Newcastle Knights) Matt Gillett (Brisbane Broncos) Tim Glasby (Melbourne Storm) Coen Hess (North Queensland Cowboys) Valentine Holmes (Cronulla Sharks) Ben Hunt (Brisbane Broncos) Josh McGuire (Brisbane Broncos) Michael Morgan (North Queensland Cowboys) Cameron... Continue Reading →

From Maguire to Holland

With the seventh solo Spider-Man film (Homecoming) released on Thursday, it's a good time to look back at the previous six Spidey films. Spider-Man (2002): The first proper Spider-Man movie - directed by Sam Raimi - was a huge hit in the early 2000s and the first major superhero movie since X-Men relaunched the new wave of... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 17: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS  Parramatta = the oft-criticised Mitchell Moses was the hero against Canterbury. Gold Coast = Anthony Don's hat-trick gave the Titans just their third home win this season. Melbourne = clinical win at Lang Park. Look unstoppable Cronulla = in second place after pummeling the Sydney Roosters. Manly = now five straight wins after beating... Continue Reading →

Battle of Brisbane!

Brisbane to host historic World Title Boxing bout between Manny Pacquiao versus Jeff Horn! Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today confirmed Brisbane will host the biggest boxing match in Australia’s history! Ms Palaszczuk said the highly-anticipated blockbuster world title bout would take place on 2 July 2017 at Suncorp Stadium. “After months of speculation, I am pleased... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 17 preview

Thursday night: Parramatta v Canterbury, Homebush Fresh from the bye, Parramatta face a struggling Canterbury. The Eels can cement themselves in the eight while who knows which Bulldogs side will turn up. Parra are the safer bet. PARRAMATTA BY 10 Friday night: Gold Coast v St. George-Illawarra, Robina  Both teams come off good wins last... Continue Reading →

Party for Kids with Cancer

Article by Kimberley Price Lorraine Lea has become a national treasure in providing homewares to families. Quality is one of the most important charities in the country as it continues to provide outlets for children who face the fight of their life with cancer. These two organisations have teamed up for the fifth year in a row... Continue Reading →

Miss World Australia – NSW Finals

Featured images from the Miss World Australia - NSW Finals taken by our Sydney correspondent Edwin Jardin of Jardin Photography. The final Official Crowning Ceremony will be held on Friday 14th July 2017 at the Grand Hyatt in  Melbourne. For more information visit: http://www.missworldaustralia.com.au

Victoria Polytechnic’s Makeup Carnivale

Victoria Polytechnic's Makeup Carnivale is an exciting end of year event for the Diploma of Specialist Make-up students and is a stunning celebration of students' creativity and talent rolled into one fabulous show! Held at the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne, the Graduating Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up) students featured their outstanding achievements in a... Continue Reading →

Circus Oz – Model Citizens

Breath-taking and death-defying acts.. uniquely artistic and flawless acrobatics both infused into one.. surely a show not to be missed!  Following an acclaimed three-month Australian east coast tour, Circus Oz is excited to present the first show for the company directed by Rob Tannion – Model Citizens – when it has its Melbourne premiere under... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 16: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS NZ Warriors = two straight wins has the Warriors on the edge of the eight. Gold Coast = from Origin zero to two-try Titans hero, the Hayne Plane lit up Campbelltown again. North Qld = fantastic comeback win against Penrith. Brisbane = brilliant win in Canberra, with almost half their team backing up from... Continue Reading →

2017 Crown Group Australian Badminton Open

The 2017 Crown Group Australian Badminton Open came to a close with thrilling action across the board, but it was Japan who reigned supreme with three wins from five matches! Men’s Singles India’s Srikanth Kidambi clocked his second consecutive SuperSeries win, defeating the reigning World and Olympic Champion Chen Long in an exciting two-game match.... Continue Reading →

Jesus Christ Superstar coming to Melbourne

Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to Melbourne from July. The Arts Centre Melbourne (State Theatre) will host Superstar from Saturday July 29 until Sunday August 13. Presented by The Production Company, Rob "Millsy" Mills (Ghost, Wicked) plays Jesus, Alinta Chidzey (Curtains, Show Boat) plays Mary Magdalene and Zoy Frangos (Les Miserables, South Pacific)... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 16 Preview

Friday night: NZ Warriors v Canterbury, Auckland The Warriors will be rested and confident after their breakthrough win against Gold Coast. Canterbury had a surprise Queen's Birthday Monday win against the Dragons and beat the Warriors in NZ in round three. With light Origin representation, the Warriors should win this. NZ WARRIORS BY FOUR Friday... Continue Reading →

Southern Cross DanceSport Championship

The prestigious Southern Cross DanceSport Championship will be held this year in the Grand Ballroom at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000 on Saturday 29th July from 9am. For tix visit: http://australiandancingsociety.com.au/adsForms/buy-tickets/order.php?event_id=2

Queensland level Origin

Qld have levelled the State of Origin rugby league series, winning game II 18-16 at Homebush. Many expected Johnathan Thurston's return to make a difference - and he did: kicking the game-winning conversion in the final minutes. Queensland came back from a 16-6 halftime deficit with two tries to Dane Gagai. The series moves to... Continue Reading →

Victorian Pole Championship!

The depth of Victoria’s pole dance talent will again be on show in 2017 during the Victorian Pole Championships! Victorian finalists will battle it out in Professional, Amateur and Group divisions, giving the best pole dancers of all stages and styles the opportunity to show off their strength, flexibility and creativity. Winners in each category... Continue Reading →

Pakistan win Champions Trophy 

Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy by 180 runs at The Oval.  Defending 339, Pakistan demolished India for 180 in 30.3 overs. It's Pakistan's first Champions Trophy title. They were the lowest-ranked team entering the tournament and lost heavily to India in the first round. Mohammed Amir (3/16), Hasan Ali (3/19) and Shadab Khan (2/60)... Continue Reading →

Holeless Belt?

Yes it's possible.. Bought one of these  adjustable belts and it felt fantastic! Very solidly built and no worries of pants not holding up or blood getting cut off because of ill-placed belt holes! Truly a joy to own. The original creators, Anson Belts, is a family-owned business and are dedicated to making ever customer’s... Continue Reading →

Shaun’s Madder than Ever

Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell is back this week, with series seven beginning on ABC on Wednesday night (June 21st). Last year’s 12-episode series was fun, with plenty of ammunition from the federal election for Shaun’s unique brand of absurdist humour. With a certain American president in every comedian’s sights, it’ll be interesting to see... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 15: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS Souths = Angus Crichton's hat-trick helped Souths come from behind against Gold Coast. Melbourne = second-gamer Brodie Croft kicked an important game- winning Golden Point field goal against North Qld. Cronulla = premiership teams find a way to win. That's what Cronulla did against Wests, erasing an eight-point deficit with 10 minutes left. Parramatta... Continue Reading →

The Sleeping Beauty Returns

The Australian Ballet’s most lavish production, David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty returns for a special encore season! Reawakening a world of courtly love, charming fairies and a glittering masked ball, The Australian Ballet’s dazzling production of The Sleeping Beauty tours to Melbourne and Sydney in 2017. Spectacularly reimagined by Artistic Director David McAllister, this extraordinary... Continue Reading →

The Sleeping Beauty

The Australian Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty Gleaming with baroque golds and creams, glowing with vivid colour, and spilling over with fairies, princes, woodland nymphs and story-book charm, The Sleeping Beauty ballet casts a spell of delight all the way to true love's kiss.. Set to Tchaikovsky's celebrated score and blessed with breathtaking designs by... Continue Reading →

Makeup Carnivale 2017

Victoria Polytechnic invites you to the most exciting end of year event for their Diploma of Specialist Make-up students: Makeup Carnivale! The evening celebrates the artists' creativity and talent as they transition from training to industry. Showcasing their outstanding achievements in a spectacular and interactive event, come and see the graduating class create characters, art and performance. Come and... Continue Reading →

Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza

The Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza (FBME) is the upcoming health and fitness competition leader in Australia. FBME is the Australian comp for all female bikini fitness competitors offering the best prizes and sponsorship opportunities. At the FBME competition, there are four competition rounds making them the best stage time competition in Australia, offering each female competitor a... Continue Reading →

Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza – Victoria

What's Fit Bikini Model Extravaganza all about? It's about the modern day woman today who's healthy and looks amazing in a bikini but without being too defined. They would be role models for women of health & fitness and could be the face of famous health brands. Specific women they're looking for are those with fit bikini model... Continue Reading →

2017 Australian Badminton Open

The 2017 Crown Group Australian Badminton Open continues to attract the world’s elite badminton players, including Olympic champions and the sport’s most popular personalities such as Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, Chen Long and Saina Nehwal! The men’s and women’s singles player draw will also feature all Rio 2016 Olympic medal winners and all World Top... Continue Reading →

India make Champions Trophy Final

India will play Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday after India beat Bangladesh in the Edgbaston semi-final. Chasing 265, India (1/265) cruised to a nine-wicket win in 40.1 overs. Rohit Sharma (123 not out off 129 balls) and Shikhar Dharwan (46 off 34) compiled 87 for the first wicket.... Continue Reading →

2017 Australian Gymnastics Championship

Danielle Prince continued the New South Wales domination of Rhythmic Gymnastics at this year’s Australia Gymnastics Championships, claiming three Gold and one Silver Medal in tonight’s Senior International Apparatus Finals at Hisense Arena. In front of an enthralled crowd, Prince’s experience shone through as she consistently outclassed the field - winning Ribbon, Clubs and Hoop... Continue Reading →

Pakistan make Champions Trophy Final

Pakistan produced the biggest upset of the ICC Champions Trophy, beating England in the Cardiff semi-final. England - undefeated so far - were heavily favoured to win, but were dismissed for 211. Pakistan (2/215) lost only two wickets chasing the target in 37.1 overs. Hasan Ali took 3/35 in 10 overs, supported by Junaid Khan... Continue Reading →

RAW Melbourne presents FIXATE

Showcase Director Courtney Austin is thrilled to be bringing you another group of Melbourne's best emerging talent at the upcoming FIXATE showcase! On Thursday, 29th June, FIXATE will bring together 60+ local emerging artists spanning fashion, music, visual and performing arts, music and more, for a one night special event at Melbourne Pavilion. Fixate is the third in a... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 15 Preview

Friday night: South Sydney v Gold Coast, Homebush The second split round brings one of the most unappealing Friday night games for a while. Souths have won one game since round six while the Gold Coast had a big home loss to the Warriors last week. The Titans lose Jarryd Hayne, Nathan Peats and Jarrod... Continue Reading →

Oz Comic-Con Melbourne is back!

ATW is running a competition to win a Double Weekend Pass for 2 adults for the full weekend! Just share this article in your social media account whether in Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and copy the link to the comment section below. The post with the most likes wins the free tickets! Winners will be... Continue Reading →

Then There Were Four

England, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finalists. England dominated Group A, beating Bangladesh by eight wickets, New Zealand by 87 and Australia by 40 runs. Joe Root leads the England runscorers with 212 (averaging 106), while Liam Plunkett has eight wickets at 20.37. Bangladesh qualified for their first CT finals with... Continue Reading →

Argentina beats Brazil at the MCG

Jorge Sampaoli's Argentina reign began with a win as Gabriel Mercado's goal secured a hard-fought victory at the MCG on Friday June 9. The defender reacted quickly after Nicolas Otamendi's header came back off the upright and tapped home to make the difference shortly before the break. Sampaoli fielded an attacking XI in his first game as Argentina... Continue Reading →

Australian Grand Prix 2017

Winning lap times for Formula One: Sebastian Vettel | Scuderia Ferrari | 1:24:11.672 Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team | 1:24:21.647 Valtteri Bottas | Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team | 1:24:22.922 Sebastian Vettel delivered a glorious and long-awaited victory for Ferrari with a beautifully-judged drive in perfect conditions at Albert Park on Sunday... Continue Reading →

J Lo’s Secret in Keeping Fit

Do you want to know J Lo's secret in keeping fit? Then read on. J Lo eats everything organic and is a big fan of the ‘protein and veggies’ combo, and loves all types of protein from pork to chicken. She doesn’t go around eating chips or doughnuts. She’s big on fruits and veggies and... Continue Reading →

Mick Taylor is back

Fans of Australian horror series Wolf Creek can look forward to a second season of the TV adaptation on streaming site STAN later this year. Branching from the 2005 film, season one saw American tourist Eve Thorogood (played by Australian Lucy Fry) pursuing Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) after he murders her family. While the revenge/"final girl" plot is a... Continue Reading →

NRL round 14: the Winners and Losers

WINNERS Melbourne = even without Cooper Cronk, they had enough class to beat Cronulla. Manly = controversial win against Newcastle - Akuila Uate's "try" will be talked about for a long time. Brisbane = great first 20 minutes was enough against Souths. NZ Warriors = first win in Australia this season, beating Gold Coast. Penrith... Continue Reading →

NSW State of Origin II team 

NSW Blues  1. James Tedesco (Wests Tigers)2. Brett Morris (Canterbury Bulldogs)3. Josh Dugan (St. George-Illawarra Dragons)4. Jarryd Hayne (Gold Coast Titans)5. Blake Ferguson (Sydney Roosters)6. James Maloney (Cronulla Sharks)7. Mitchell Pearce (Sydney Roosters)8. Aaron Woods (Wests Tigers)9. Nathan Peats (Gold Coast Titans)10. Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks)11. Boyd Cordner (Sydney Roosters)12. Josh Jackson (Canterbury Bulldogs)13. Tyson... Continue Reading →

Queensland team for State of Origin II

Billy Slater - Melbourne Storm  Darius Boyd - Brisbane Broncos  Will Chambers - Melbourne StormDane Gagai - Newcastle Knights  Valentine Holmes - Cronulla Sharks Johnathan Thurston - North Qld Cowboys  Cooper Cronk - Melbourne Storm Jarrod Wallace - Gold Coast Titans Cameron Smith - Melbourne Storm Josh Papalii - Canberra Raiders Gavin Cooper - North... Continue Reading →

Australia eliminated from Champions Trophy

Australia have missed the Champions Trophy semi-finals after another rain-affected game, losing to England by 40 runs on Duckworth-Lewis. Australia started positively with Aaron Finch (68 runs from 64 balls) and captain Steve Smith (56 from 77) compiling 96 for the second wicket. Australia were 4/181 before Travis Head’s 71 not out from 64 balls... Continue Reading →

Farewell Adam West

For some fans, there is only one Batman: Adam West. The world lost West at 88 after batting leukaemia. While Batman only lasted three series (1966-68), and one movie, West and Burt Ward (Robin) embraced the campy ridiculousness of it, from the elaborate cliffhangers and famous BIFF! BANG! POW! sound effects during fights. It turned... Continue Reading →

Chevrolet Brazil Global Tour Continues..

Brazil vs Caltex Socceroos See Brazil take on the Caltex Socceroos as part of the Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour at the MCG this Tuesday 13 June! Catch world-class players in Neymar Jnr, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo do battle in the sporting capital of the world, when they take on the Socceroos’ stars Mile Jedinak, Tim... Continue Reading →

2017 NAB AFL Under 18 Championships

The 2017 NAB AFL Under-18 Championships commence this Saturday 10 June, in Perth! Western Australia will play South Australia at Domain Stadium at 12.30pm. The Championships will be played at seven venues throughout the country over the next four weeks. AFL National and International Talent Manager Kevin Sheehan said: “The best Under-18 talent will be on... Continue Reading →

Swing City

Following in the furious dance-steps of 2013’s Roaring Swing and 2014’s Swing Noir, Swing City promises to be one of the most heart-thumping and adrenaline-pumping events at this year’s Melbourne International Jazz Festival. In an all-in night of music and dancing that would make Count Basie and Duke Ellington proud, Australia’s hot musical export, multi-instrumentalist... Continue Reading →

What’s up in July?

River Rink at Fed Square Saturday 1 July - Sunday 23 July Get your skates on and take a spin around River Rink at Fed Square this winter. Bring your family and friends along for a skate while enjoying a picturesque backdrop of the Yarra River and the Melbourne city skyline.  For first timers or... Continue Reading →

NRL round 14 preview 

​Thursday night: Cronulla v Melbourne, Shark Park The second grand final replay, this promises to be a cracker! How will Melbourne's training run against Newcastle prepare them for a rested Sharks infront of a hostile Sydney crowd? That home advantage - and the confidence from their win in Melbourne in April - should tip Cronulla... Continue Reading →

The NRL’s Halfway Mark

We’re officially halfway through the 2017 NRL season, so let’s look at the definities, probables and teams who should start planning for September holidays DEFINITIES MELBOURNE = as usual, Melbourne are the benchmark of the competition, with 10 wins and two losses. While they’ll have to navigate their stars through the Origin period (Chambers, Cronk, Smith... Continue Reading →

Another Washout for Australia

Rain stopped Australia's progress in the ICC Champions Trophy against Bangladesh at The Oval Monday night. Chasing 182, Australia were 1/83 from 16 overs before the game was abandoned. The game was declared a No Result as Australia hadn't reached the minimum 20 second innings overs. Mitchell Starc (4/29) and Adam Zampa (2/13) dismissed Bangladesh... Continue Reading →

Fat vs Carbs: A Documentary

Please watch BBC Newsreader Jamie Owen's independent documentary on what's causing Obesity, trying a Low Carb High Fat diet himself, and the results in the end will astound you!

Talk

A welcome examination of the impact of new technologies and attitudes on the media landscape. The highly anticipated Sydney Theatre Company production by Wharf Revue fame, Jonathan Biggins, will please critics of the accelerated media cycle and growing reliance on social media platforms. In writing and directing this piece, Biggins makes transparently clear his attitude... Continue Reading →

Why Golden Point Needs A Facelift

The Golden Point rule has been part of the National Rugby League competition since 2003 (Manly won the first GP game 36-34 against Parramatta on May 18 2003) and continues to create controversy. Broadcasters love it because it creates drama and ensures a result (in over 100 GP games only 14 have stayed as a... Continue Reading →

Face Fashion 2017 Melbourne Runway Day 1

Face Fashion provides a platform for fresh emerging labels to introduce themselves to the competitive Australian fashion industry. The company was established by Marvin Osifo in 2006 with the aim of creating a global movement of fashion conscious people, which actively consumes, engages with and promotes quality Australian fashion using a broad variety of avenues and... Continue Reading →

NRL Round 13: The Winners and Losers

WINNERS Melbourne = too good for Newcastle, even without Cameron Smith. Parramatta = two straight wins after beating the Warriors. St.George-Illawarra = too good for Wests Tigers, leading 12-0 and 16-6, helped by Gareth Widdop's two-try return. Sydney Roosters = tight win against Brisbane puts them in the top four. North Queensland = had too much... Continue Reading →

Barnsey and Farnsey Reunite For A Good Cause

Fans of eighties/nineties Aussie rock are in for a treat on Wednesday June 28 at Melbourne's Hisense Arena. Playing it Forward features Aussie rock legends Jimmy Barnes, John Farnham, Noiseworks and Diesel. The one-off benefit concert is for Australian guitarist Stuart (Chet) Fraser (who played with both Barnes and Farnham) and his battle with lung cancer. PIF... Continue Reading →

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