The survival of Australia’s endangered languages  an audio-photo essay
Oct01

The survival of Australia’s endangered languages an audio-photo essay

Photographer Martine Perrets haunting images and audio recordings from Western Australia capture its landscape, people and native languages some of them close to extinction Read more:...

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Reality Check: Does the UK sell boomerangs to Australia? – BBC News
Sep30

Reality Check: Does the UK sell boomerangs to Australia? – BBC News

HMRC does not collect data for boomerang sales, but one UK company, Wicked Vision, makes boomerangs in Cornwall and Leighton Buzzard and ships between 50,000 and 100,000 a year to Australia. Charles Williams, general manager of Wicked Vision, said: “Boomerangs are obviously not exactly a huge market. But it says on the packaging, ‘Made in the UK’ so the Aussies know that’s where they are from, and we’re...

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Selena Gomez Reportedly In Rehab To Fight Depression
Sep29

Selena Gomez Reportedly In Rehab To Fight Depression

If this is true, we’re just glad RadarOnline is reporting the former Disney darling was secretly admitted to an east coast treatment facility earlier this month, and sources tell the tabloid the hitmaker will be there for two months, saying: “The facility is a women’s only facility in a secluded wooded area. She’s staying for more than 60 days.” Rehab would definitely explain the 24-year-old’s...

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Women taking pill more likely to be treated for depression, study finds
Sep29

Women taking pill more likely to be treated for depression, study finds

Danish research finds that women on combined contraceptive pill are 23% more likely to be prescribed anti-depressants Women who take the contraceptive pill are more likely to be treated for depression, according to a large new study. Millions of women worldwide use hormonal contraceptives, and there have long been reports that they can affect mood. A research project was launched in Denmark to look at the scale of the problem,...

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The Wrong Girl  Zo Foster Blake’s bestseller brings Australia into the TV romcom revolution
Sep28

The Wrong Girl Zo Foster Blake’s bestseller brings Australia into the TV romcom revolution

Channel Ten has the right idea with The Wrong Girl, the TV adaptation of Foster Blakes tremendously fun novel of the same name As the television landscape expands and forms its myriad cult clusters, there is one genre that has flourished among the many small-screen niches: the humble romcom. On film the romantic comedy is all but dead and buried at least according to many an entertainment article Me Before You or the new TV romcom:...

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4 Ways To Deal With Depression During Your Freshman Year Of College
Sep22

4 Ways To Deal With Depression During Your Freshman Year Of College

College is supposed to be the best time in a young persons life. Its the time of immense personal growth, and its a time when lifelong friendships are made. The four years that we plan for and anticipate our whole lives are talked up to be the ones in which we fall in love and discover our passions, all while having a ton of fun day in and day out. I hated high school. I promised myself that once I went to a university, Id be happy....

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Tourists Warned About Climbing Australia’s Uluru After 11-hour Rescue Mission
Sep21

Tourists Warned About Climbing Australia’s Uluru After 11-hour Rescue Mission

Northern Territory Emergency Service, along with rangers from Parks Australia and police from Yulara and Mutitjulu rescued three men after they became stranded in a crevasse at Mt. Uluru.  (iStock) When misbehaving tourists get in trouble, who foots the bill?  Australians arent happy with three tourists who reportedly ignored pleas not to climb Uluru (a sandstone monolith Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park) and became stuck atop...

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Australias British Colonial Co. restaurant under fire for allegedly promoting imperialism
Sep20

Australias British Colonial Co. restaurant under fire for allegedly promoting imperialism

 (British Colonial Co.) A restaurant in Brisbane, Australia has been accused of gross racism on social media for promoting itself as celebrating the British Empires push into the developing cultures of the world.”  British Colonial Co. opened in late June but attracted new criticism Monday over a description on its website, which read: Inspired by the stylish days of the empirical push into the developing cultures of...

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Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Australia and Slovakia: Australia wins 3-0
Sep18

Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Australia and Slovakia: Australia wins 3-0

John Peers and Sam Groth clinched the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie for Australia with a doubles win over Slovakia in Sydney on Saturday.Peers and Groth were taken to four sets by the Slovak pai Read more:...

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Rugby Championship: Australia v Argentina  live!
Sep18

Rugby Championship: Australia v Argentina live!

Minute-by-minute report: follow all the action as it happens with Paul Connollys minute-by-minute report as the Wallabies look to back up their win over South Africa Read more:...

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