Australia Day

Ford are giving away Mustangs across the Australia Day Long Weekend for road trip loans

January 16, 2018

Long weekends in Australia are best served with a good ol’ fashioned road trip, which is why Ford are taking heading up and down the east coast with a couple of sweet rides for the upcoming Australia Day Long Weekend. The company is offering up Mustangs for free to loan to Aussies so they can […]

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Book Review: Australia Day by Melanie Cheng is a stunning debut that takes its place among Australian short story greats

August 8, 2017

Australia is undoubtedly going through a renaissance of short fiction—from collections by household names (at least to lovers of the form) such as Tony Birch, to stunning debuts like Australia Day by Melanie Cheng, there is a little bit of something for everyone. It goads me to hear anyone say that they hate the short […]

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Tash Sultana, Middle Kids, Alison Wonderland to join Jay Z & The Killers at Austin City Limits 2017

May 5, 2017

Only hours ago, Jay Z was squeezed onto the Austin City Limits festival line up ahead of the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers and sis-in-law Solange – an exciting return from the New York King who is currently popping up on a few huge stages throughout the year. Of course, ACL is a huge drawcard for […]

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UberEATS to deliver bags of ice to backyard barbecues across Australia tomorrow

January 25, 2017

If a typical Aussie backyard BBQ is your main game for the Australia Day public holiday tomorrow then you may want to make sure you’ve got UberEATS on your smartphone. The delivery service have announced that instead of the usual messina and puppie bringing, their fleet of on-demand drivers will be heading around all serviced […]

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The top places and events to celebrate Australia Day 2017

January 23, 2017

Whether you want to eat or party your way through Australia Day, we’ve sought out some of our favourite events across the country (mainly Sydney and Melbourne) for you. Our official national day of celebration comes around this Thursday, but the various events around the country extend far beyond that, from Australia Day Eve (Wednesday) […]

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Ngaiire and Nina Las Vegas to headline Australia Day festival Goat Island Sounds in Sydney

January 9, 2017

Not every Australia Day event is made equal. Boutique festival Goat Island Sounds will return on January 26th to dominate competition in Sydney, bringing a banging line-up, a live stream of triple j’s Hottest 100, and one of the most enchanting scenes possible in the harbour city. Six acts will spread across two stages set-up […]

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Tuka, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Jinja Safari, and more to play The Rocks’ free Australia Day festival

January 9, 2016

Sydney’s historic harbour-side precinct The Rocks is always one of the most popular locations for public Australia Day celebrations year after year, and 2016 will be no exception as organisers of the suburb’s annual festival have curated a huge music program to go along with the (hopefully) sun-charged atmosphere of eclectic market stalls and delicious […]

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Sydney’s Goat Island to host a new Australia Day festival

January 4, 2016

In the coming weeks we can expect a whole heap of Australia Day (January 26th) events to be announced, but for now this is a nice way to kick start the Sydney options. Sydney Harbour’s Goat Island will be the site of a new small-scale music festival titled Goat Island Sounds, presented by NSW National […]

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