‘Give A Frock’ About Women Experiencing Disadvantage

Sacred Heart Mission’s ‘Give A Frock’ campaign is back and more luxurious than ever, bringing with it a new ambassador, Australia’s favourite homemaker Chyka Keebaugh, and more events including a fashion show showcasing prestigious gowns donated by Melbourne’s finest fashionistas for a […]

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A large fire destroyed a home at Mount Beppo, west of Brisbane, on Thursday afternoon, Queensland fire authorities say. Twenty-five crews, including waterbombers, worked to control the fast-moving blaze that travelled east from Mount Beppo near the Brisbane Valley Highway towards the […]

#SheReviews Ladies In Black

One of my favourite plays for 2017 was Queensland Theatre’s ‘Ladies In Black’ based on Madeleine St John’s classic novel ‘The Women In Black’. The costumes, the era, the story and the colourful characters all spoke to me and had me laughing, […]

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THURSDAY, September 20 A Tasmanian tourist bitten by a shark in the Whitsunday Islands region of north Queensland has been saved by the actions of an emergency department doctor, according to an Australian Associated Press report in News.com. Dr John Hadok from […]

#SheReviews I Am Paul Walker

Having three sons and a husband who all loves cars, I am very familiar with the work of Paul Walker who played the role of Brian O’Conner in the many ‘Fast and Furious’ films. My son’s teenage years were punctuated by the release of […]

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People have taken to social media to share their inventive strawberry recipes and urge others to support farmers, giving rise to the trending tag #SmashaStrawb. As the needle contamination scare continues to play havoc for the strawberry industry in Australia, the owners […]

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Tuesday, September 18 Emmys 2018: The winners Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Sara Bareilles (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert) Penelope Cruz (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) Judith Light (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American […]

Gratitude- The Key To Health & Happiness

Studies have shown that regularly practising gratitude through journaling can make you more successful, healthier and increase your happiness by up to 25 percent. With World Gratitude Day on 21 September there’s never been a better time to pick up a pen […]

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Police shoot man armed with knife dead outside Ipswich train station A 24-year-old man armed with a knife has been shot dead by police at Ipswich train station, west of Brisbane, following a stand-off with officers. The incident occurred on one of […]

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Three more Queensland strawberry punnets found contaminated with needles Another brand of strawberries will be pulled from shelves after three more punnets were found contaminated with sewing needles, Queensland Health has confirmed. The strawberries are understood to have come from Donnybrook strawberry […]

Are Manners Going Out The Window?

The topic was Modern Manners and I was listening to Loretta Ryan’s Sunday morning show on Brisbane’s 612ABC radio. It inspired me to write this column.   There appears to be a decline in basic social manners. It makes me wonder if […]

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13  A woman has died in her home after reportedly being sent home just two days after giving birth in a Brisbane hospital, the ABC reports. The Brisbane Mater Mothers’ Public Hospital is investigating the death. It’s understood the woman […]

Finland Department Store Opens Gender Neutral Level

The largest department store in Scandinavia has taken a stance against gender norms with the launch of a gender-neutral clothes shopping floor situated between the men’s and women’s departments. Finland’s Stockmann store, in the heart of Helsinki, which was founded in 1862, […]

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Tuesday, September 11 Broadcaster Alan Jones, 2GB and 4BC defamed the Wagner family in a series of radio broadcasts between 2014 and 2015, the Queensland Supreme Court has found. The Toowoomba-based Wagner family has been awarded around $3.4 million in damages, plus […]

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Tuesday, September 11 Petrol prices in south-east Queensland have reached a four-year high, as motoring group RACQ accuses service stations of gouging customers. RACQ spokeswoman Lucinda Ross said the average price for unleaded petrol in Brisbane had risen to $1.62 per litre […]

The Brisbane Festival Launches For 2018

Brisbane Festival has unveiled a program brimming with big-name acts, more world premieres than ever, and a spectacular new light-and-laser show on the river that will see Brisbane illuminated for 22 days of celebration this September. There will be almost 600 performances […]

Meet Anna McGahan

If  you are a fan of ‘House Husbands’, ‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries ‘ and ‘Anzac Girls’, as I am, you will instantly recognise the lovely actor – Anna McGahan. You might also know her as Nellie Cameron from ‘Underbelly ‘or Rose Andersen […]

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