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Seven Hours On The Elvis Express

Each January for the past 23 years, the small town of Parkes in central NSW has held the Parkes Elvis Festival in celebration and commemoration of Elvis Presley. It’s a five-day festival, which this year attracted a record crowd of around

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Seven Hours On The Elvis Express

Each January for the past 23 years, the small town of Parkes in central NSW has held the Parkes Elvis Festival in celebration and commemoration of Elvis Presley. It’s a five-day festival, which this year attracted a record crowd of around

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“People Stay The Same Age And I Get Older”: Noel Fielding On The Enduring Magic Of The Mighty Boosh

It’s 6am and I’m waiting on a call from Noel Fielding, quietly acknowledging the many ways I have changed since I was 15. I’m up at a distinctly adult hour. I’m in a small apartment in Melbourne’s inner suburbs instead of a

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“People Stay The Same Age And I Get Older”: Noel Fielding On The Enduring Magic Of The Mighty Boosh

It’s 6am and I’m waiting on a call from Noel Fielding, quietly acknowledging the many ways I have changed since I was 15. I’m up at a distinctly adult hour. I’m in a small apartment in Melbourne’s inner suburbs instead of a

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What Australia Can Learn From New Zealand’s Approach To Indigenous Languages In Schools

After much consultation and development with Indigenous communities, NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli finally dropped the big news yesterday: Aboriginal languages will be available to study as an HSC subject from 2016. This comes 11 years after the state announced its first

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What Australia Can Learn From New Zealand’s Approach To Indigenous Languages In Schools

After much consultation and development with Indigenous communities, NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli finally dropped the big news yesterday: Aboriginal languages will be available to study as an HSC subject from 2016. This comes 11 years after the state announced its first

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“It Belongs To All Of Us”: Sarah Ferguson’s New Doco Will Change How You Think About Domestic Violence

This post contains detailed discussion of domestic violence. – Over the past year especially, Australia has been full of conversations about domestic violence. Calling it our “national shame”, the Prime Minister has announced a $100 million funding boost for crisis management. Our

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“It Belongs To All Of Us”: Sarah Ferguson’s New Doco Will Change How You Think About Domestic Violence

This post contains detailed discussion of domestic violence. – Over the past year especially, Australia has been full of conversations about domestic violence. Calling it our “national shame”, the Prime Minister has announced a $100 million funding boost for crisis management. Our

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Discrimination, Assault And Everyday Sexism: Women Talk About Working In Australian Music

This weekend, Melbourne Music Week kicked off with a huge immersive experience at the old Royal Women’s Hospital. Actors dressed as hospital staff and priests roamed the corridors entertaining punters under rave lights alongside a bill of secret performers. The following day the space transformed

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Discrimination, Assault And Everyday Sexism: Women Talk About Working In Australian Music

This weekend, Melbourne Music Week kicked off with a huge immersive experience at the old Royal Women’s Hospital. Actors dressed as hospital staff and priests roamed the corridors entertaining punters under rave lights alongside a bill of secret performers. The following day the space transformed

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Introducing ‘Australia, Get It Up Ya!’: A New Sketch Series That Probably Makes Fun Of Your Hometown

If you live in one of Australia’s major cities, it’s likely you can’t stray too far without thinking of the work of a local comedian. A stroll to Sydney’s beaches will come with standard jibes about the Bondi Hipsters. Each hungover

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Introducing ‘Australia, Get It Up Ya!’: A New Sketch Series That Probably Makes Fun Of Your Hometown

If you live in one of Australia’s major cities, it’s likely you can’t stray too far without thinking of the work of a local comedian. A stroll to Sydney’s beaches will come with standard jibes about the Bondi Hipsters. Each hungover

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Awkward Laughs, Big Issues, And Ejaculate-Filled Croquembouche: A Day On The Set Of ‘Please Like Me’

Spoilers! You might want to get up to date on Please Like Me before reading. – The third season of Please Like Me is shooting on location in Brighton — a ritzy beachside suburb in Melbourne’s south — and Josh Thomas

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Awkward Laughs, Big Issues, And Ejaculate-Filled Croquembouche: A Day On The Set Of ‘Please Like Me’

Spoilers! You might want to get up to date on Please Like Me before reading. – The third season of Please Like Me is shooting on location in Brighton — a ritzy beachside suburb in Melbourne’s south — and Josh Thomas