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FIREWORKS OVER MACAU

When celebrations are planned in Sydney, fireworks displays are usually at the forefront, such as our world famous New Year’s Eve fireworks. Anyone living near Sydney Harbour will tell you that fireworks seem to be going off almost every night, celebrating a sporting win, corporate event or family birthday. 481 more words

INTRODUCING SNUGGLEPOT & CUDDLEPIE TO NEW GENERATIONS

Two of the most beloved characters in children’s literature are Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, made famous by author, illustrator and cartoonist May Gibbs in her best known work “The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie”, which sold 17,000 copies during its first release in 1918. 312 more words

NEW SAILING SHIP FOR STAR CLIPPERS

Star Clippers, the tall ship sailing specialist, has started building a fourth ship to add to their fleet of graceful square riggers and the first new build since the launch of “Royal Clipper” in July 2000. 451 more words

BANGARRA DANCE THEATRE PROJECTED AT VIVID

Each evening when the city lights up for Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, the southern pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge will feature a spectacular projection of contemporary dance and Eora history, thanks to a partnership between Bangarra Dance Theatre and the University of Sydney. 155 more words

CHECK YOUR MACULAR

Macular Degeneration is Australia’s leading cause of severe vision loss and blindness, but many still wrongly confuse symptoms of the disease as a normal sign of ageing. 239 more words

CAIRNS SHOWCASES INDIGENOUS TOURISM

The Far North Queensland city of Cairns is often the first port of call for visitors to Australia, especially those from Asia and young Europeans on the “Back Packer Trail”. 526 more words

THE THREE MUSKETEERS – SWASHBUCKLING ADVENTURE

Alexander Dumas’ famous tale, “The Three Musketeers”, is the current production for Sydney’s Genesian Theatre in Kent Street. This adaptation by Ken Ludwig, commissioned by the Bristol Old Vic in England, is directed by Mark Banks with Roger Gimblett. 131 more words