Why Do Brides Wear White?

by   THE CONVERSATION USA By Marlise Schoeny, Assistant Curator for the Ohio State Historic Costume & Textiles Collection, Adjunct Instructor for the Columbus College of Art and Design, The Ohio State University   “A wedding gown represents far more than just […]

Daily News Roundup

by   MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 World number one Novak Djokovic has lost his fourth-round match at the US Open in dramatic circumstances after he was defaulted for hitting a ball in anger that struck a female line judge in the throat. Djokovic […]


by FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has failed to convince Western Australia to join the rest of the country in aiming to take down borders and ease restrictions by Christmas. National Cabinet’s other state and territory leaders have agreed with […]

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by   THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 An emergency rescue plan is being prepared in the wake of Australia’s financial catastrophe, with massive tax cuts on the cards. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has hinted that personal income tax cuts worth $20 billion could be brought forward to […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds A Star Is Born (1976) now on Netflix! An immensely gifted songbird whose star is on the rise finds her marriage to an aging rocker falling apart as his once-great career declines. Starring: Barbra […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced 17 new coronavirus infections in NSW and only one is a returned overseas traveller in hotel quarantine.      Some 15 cases are linked to known clusters; eight to the Sydney CBD […]

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by   TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 The Queensland Premier has announced the state’s  Queensland’s southern border restrictions will remain in place until at least the end of September, says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. “There will be no changes for the month of September,” she […]

Elder Abuse Perpetrated By Family Members

by   Ninety per cent of elder abuse is perpetrated by family members, according to new data released by Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) and the National Ageing Research Institute. Entitled Seven Years of Elder Abuse Data in Victoria, the report analysed 2,385 […]

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by AUGUST 31 Queensland’s Wacol COVID-19 cluster grew by one new case overnight, prompting the chief health officer to call on people to start wearing masks 9 on public transport and shopping centres. “I won’t be moved on this,” she said. “(Whether […]


by FRIDAY,  AUGUST 28 The annual Schoolies festival at the Gold Coast has been cancelled by the government in response to the growing COVID-19 threat. Queensland’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said she sympathised with year 12 graduates. “I’m really sorry […]

#SheWatches Les Miserables

by   The excellent French drama, Les Miserables, is loosely based on the original Victor Hugo story, but is a modern day crime story inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris. It’s set in the gritty suburb of Montfermeil in Paris, where […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

by   It’s that time of year to spoil that special Father figure in your life! Check out our top picks!   Send a CHOC & SOCKS bundle from Super Sprinkle! Shop here!   Give the gift of good skin with The […]

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by   THURSDAY AUG 26 Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the US states of Louisiana and Texas have been urged to flee as a massive hurricane described as “unsurvivable” headed for land. Hurricane Laura is brewing in the Gulf of […]

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