Paul McCartney gets back to Australia with stadium tour

2 August

Paul McCartney is bringing his Got Back Tour to Australia, with his first concerts Down Under in six years. McCartney said he has amazing memories of his previous visits to Australia. “Our last trip was so much fun,” he said. “We had such an...[Read More]

It’s a bad look: facial recognition at major concert and sporting venues.

5 July

Families turning up for Disney on Ice for a day out at one of Australia’s largest entertainment venues probably wouldn’t expect their images and data to be recorded by facial recognition technology. But it’s an increasingly normal practice...[Read More]

Hamish Blake, Leigh Sales among Gold Logie nominees

21 June

ABC journalist Leigh Sales has been nominated for a Gold Logie for the first time. But the going may be tough for the veteran current affairs host – the winner is determined by public vote, and she is up against popular Lego Masters host Hamish...[Read More]

‘Last Beatles record’ created using AI says McCartney

14 June

Paul McCartney says artificial intelligence has been used to create “the last Beatles record”, which is set to be released later this year. The 80-year-old former Beatle said AI was used to extract John Lennon’s voice from an old demo and...[Read More]

Threatened lion cubs make Melbourne zoo their home

7 June

Three African lion cubs have been born in Melbourne for the first time in nearly six years. Lioness Nilo gave birth to her cubs at the Werribee Open Range Zoo on Sunday evening after a three-month pregnancy. The cubs, each weighing about 1.5kg, were...[Read More]

Australia won’t set medal target for Paris Olympics

24 May

Australia’s Olympic hierarchy are again baulking at setting a medal target for next year’s Paris Games, while defending sending athletes home within 48 hours of the end of their competition. The new chef de mission of Australia’s Olympic team,...[Read More]

First solo runway by Indigenous label at Fashion Week

17 May

Indigenous fashion label Ngali has presented the first-ever First Nations solo runway show at Australian Fashion Week. The Murriyang collection at Carriageworks in Sydney on Wednesday featured a cast of all First Nations models including Samantha...[Read More]

The red poppy’s rise as a symbol of remembrance

26 April

There’s a terrible truth behind historic images of pretty red poppies dancing in the battlefields of World War I. If not for the nitrogen in the bombs that tore up the landscape, and in the blood of slain soldiers, they would never have bloomed in...[Read More]

Clarkson says AFL tackle crackdown changing the game

19 April

Alastair Clarkson believes the AFL’s crackdown on tackling is causing a “massive dilemma” for coaches and players and predicts teams will need to reconsider their technique at training to avoid suspension. Essendon skipper Zach Merrett is...[Read More]

States mark 100-day countdown for Women’s World Cup

12 April

Fans of the world game have gathered on a chilly autumn morning in Sydney to kick off a countdown to one of the global sporting calendar’s biggest events. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 begins in 100 days, when fans from around the world will...[Read More]

Australia to get an electric vehicle drive-in theatre

5 April

Australia is set to get its first electric vehicle-only drive-in movie theatre, mixing old entertainment with new technology. The event, created by electric car brand Polestar, will see all Australians with a battery electric vehicle from any brand...[Read More]

Australian cheetah cub fostered into aunty’s litter

29 March

A single cheetah cub born at South Australia’s Monarto Safari Park is being fed and cared for by a different mother in what is believed to be an Australian first. The cub was born to seven-year-old mum Quella earlier this month, but fears were...[Read More]

Aspiring artists consider new careers after COVID

22 March

More than three years after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the lingering impact is still being felt across the live music sector as new research shows aspiring artists are struggling to book gigs. About 81 per cent of aspiring artists say it’s...[Read More]

Ways to Make Your Own Luck With Money This St. Patrick’s Day

17 March

Contrary to popular belief, there is no fabled pot of gold sitting and waiting for you to come and claim it at the end of the rainbow. Unless you’ve won the lottery or you have a trust fund, it’s doubtful that you’ll make money through luck...[Read More]

More Australians watching streaming services: report

8 March

More Australians are watching content through streaming services, while commercial TV remains the most popular way to get the news. They’re among the findings laid out on the recent viewing habits of Australians in the latest media content...[Read More]