There is still no official word on reports The Rolling Stones have cancelled their first Australian concert, after the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend.
The Seekers frontwoman Judith Durham is in hospital after suffering a brain haemorrhage soon after performing as part of the band’s 50th anniversary tour.
Melbourne’s Metro Trains’s rail safety public service campaign Dumb Ways to Die, which went viral,
WAY TO THE BLUE: THE SONGS OF NICK DRAKE Various (Southbound) Tribute albums are always bound to be bittersweet affairs. Anyone who has had an affinity with the artist – in this case English folkie Nick Drake – is likely to be disinterested unless they are zealous completists and those unfamiliar in the first place aren’t likely to care about the re-visitation.
Television executives used to think Australian audiences were too reserved to make a local talk show work.
Chicago native Ben loves his country and is proud to be an American. Yet the longtime resident of Melbourne has just relinquished his U.S
Australian Open organizers have granted a wildcard to former world number one Justine Henin to play in the opening grand slam of 2010. The 27-year-old Henin announced last month that she was returning to competitive tennis, shortly after fellow Belgian Kim Clijsters capped her own comeback by triumphing in the U.S
Three more men were charged Wednesday with conspiring to carry out a terrorist act on a military base, bringing the total to four, police in Victoria, Australia, said. Police arrested them early Tuesday while executing 19 search warrants in nine Melbourne neighborhoods as part of the investigation into a group suspected of having ties to Al-Shabaab, a Somali insurgent group with links to al Qaeda, authorities said
Four suspects accused of planning to carry out a terrorist attack on a military base in Australia were arrested in early morning busts across Melbourne on Tuesday, authorities said.
Hackers repeatedly attacked the Web site of Australia’s largest film festival Saturday, asking organizers to apologize to the Chinese people for planning to screen a documentary on an exiled Uyghur leader. The attacks were carried out on the opening day of the Melbourne International Film Festival — in what organizers are calling the third phase of a “concerted campaign” to withdraw the film “The 10 Conditions of Love.” The documentary examines the impact on the family of activist Rebiya Kadeer as she fights for greater autonomy of the ethnic minority group, the Uyghurs, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China’s northwest. Kadeer is the president of the World Uyghur Congress, made up of exiled Uyghurs.