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LADEN councils are racking up millions on publicly funded credit cards, leaving ratepayers to pick up the tab on goods such as Bee Gees concert tickets and fancy dress costumes.
From humble beginnings in Australia to promoting the Sydney Orchestra, it took a job in Savannah to finally help David Pratt "find his groove." Pratt, the executive director of the Savannah Philharmonic Symphony and Chorus, was born in Bendigo Victoria, Australia, to an Australian mother and Welsh father.
There's something mercurial about a painted portrait, something that captures subjects in a way no other medium can.
CIRQUE Du Soleil is rewriting HIStory with Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, an arena-sized tribute to the enduring pop icon coming to Australia in September.
The lights have been switched on at Sydney's Vivid festival, a three-week melting pot of cultural, artistic and musical events.
While Apple's latest retail outlet in Australia isn't scheduled to open for another three hours, customers eager to get into the region's first Apple Store are already queuing up, some having been there for nearly 12 hours.
Four months ago, Prime Minister Julia Gillard's partner Tim Mathieson quietly bought a bush block on the banks of the Goulburn River near Jamieson, in north-east Victoria.
Village Cinema staff Hannah Morell, left, and Emma Pace will be getting into character of the 1920s for the screening of The Great Gatsby in Hobart on Thursday.
This continued the sour mood from yesterday, when investors fretted over the prospect US and Japanese central banks might in future withdraw their support for the two economies through bond purchases.
A body believed to be that of a man reported missing at a remote beach in Western Australia last week has washed ashore.
The renaming, approved by South Australia's Geographical Names Committee in December, follows the granting of native title last May over 70,000 square kilometres of land that included Lake Eyre.
Former Clutha River Cruises operator Steve Toyer farewelling his boat the Mataau, also the Maori name for the waterway he has worked and played in for the past 11 years before returning to Australia.
'Untitled 10' by Klaus Moje is part of the new exhibit at the Museum of Glass, 'Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest.
The largest jeweler in China, auctioned off 30.97 million Hong Kong dollars, or $3.98 million, worth of fine jewelry late last week.
The low-cost Tune hotel chain is on schedule to open its first Australian property in November and is likely to start online selling in July in a pre-opening sale with some of the lowest room-rates in years.
When I grew up, and some might say that would be rather recently, sealed roads around my district were still a novelty.
In my old age I have started doing offerings in the street not that doing offerings is a new thing.