Australia Today

For what shall it profit a city if it loses its civic soul? A plea to preserve Melbourne's Fed Square

Graeme Davison, Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor of History, Monash University

It's impossible to put a price on the value of Federation Square as a gathering place for the citizens of Melbourne.fabcom/flickr, CC BY-NCFor 150 years Melburnians dreamed of a sq...

Thirty years since the Seoul Olympics, South Korea is still tackling the legacy of overseas adoption

Jessica Walton, DECRA Senior Research Fellow, Deakin University

South Korea continues to have a problem with abandoned babies and ongoing overseas adoption despite economic growth.Jessica WaltonSouth Korea holding this year’s Winter Olymp...

Grey's Anatomy is unrealistic, but it might make junior doctors more compassionate

Deborah Lupton, Centenary Research Professor, University of Canberra

Grey's Anatomy's portrayal of trauma experiences is far more dramatic than in real life.IMDb/Shondaland, The Mark Gordon Company, Touchstone Television (2005-2007), ABC StudiosPati...

Why police in schools won't reduce youth crime in Victoria

Diana Johns, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Melbourne

The Police Schools Involvement Program was abolished in Victoria in 2006. It is the only state without a police in schools program. In the 12 years since, the youth crime rate in V...

The Most Stylish Women of All Time and How to Be Like Them

Scarlet Gratton

The mark of style is uniqueness. It’s not just in following the trends; it’s in being creative enough to set new ones in place. It’s about natural allure that draws people in and...

Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40%

Qamar Schuyler, Research Scientist, Oceans and Atmospheres, CSIRO

Uncountable numbers of drink containers end up in the ocean every year. ShutterstockPlastic waste in the ocean is a global problem; some eight million metric tonnes of plastic ends...

Spinal fusion surgery for lower back pain: it's costly and there's little evidence it'll work

Gustavo Machado, NHMRC Early Career Fellow, University of Sydney

Back pain affects one-quarter of Australians.from shutterstock.comBack pain affects one in four Australians. It’s so common, nearly all of us (about 85%) will have at least o...

Holidays & Travel

STA Travel: MASSIVE THREE DAY NEW ZEALAND SALE

NEW ZEALAND FLASH SALE!!!!    For the next THREE DAYS ONLY, STA Travel is having massive flight and Campervan hire sales for New Zealand!!    Fly one way for $129, and RETURN FOR $275!! Campervans start from $47 a day!    If...

MANTRA HOTELS LAUNCHES BIGGEST EVER GLOBAL SALE

Mantra Hotels is set to launch its biggest ever Global Sale with massive savings on more than 130 Mantra, Peppers, BreakFree and Art Series Hotels, booked between 13 - 21...

Bangkok's Winter Festival "Love and Warmth at Winter's End"

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has graciously initiated the organisation of a winter festival under the theme 'Un Ai Rak Khlai Khwam Nao' (Love and Warmth at Winter's End)...

Give Your Valentine a Villa in Mykonos

Need a Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift?  For $66 Give Your Valentine a Villa in MykonosThis Valentine’s Day, if you are still debating on a meaningful gift for your loved one...

The Nam Hai Launches AntiGravityYoga and Unveils New Serenity Structure

Hoi An, Vietnam – Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An is elevating its wellbeing offering with a new yoga pavilion and introduction of AntiGravity® Yoga, a dynamic 'flying' yoga...

Rydges South Bank rolls out the MAGIC CARPET to welcome Aladdin to Brisbane!

Rydges South Bank is rolling out their very own magic carpet to welcome the blockbuster stage show Disney’s Aladdin – The Musical to Brisbane, announcing an exclusive stay, taste and...

New cellar doors across Tasmania

New Cellar Door at Clover Hill Drawing inspiration from the form of a clover leaf, the new Clover Hill cellar door ( sits on the edge of the valley...

Club Med helps Aussies hack their holidays

This month, Club Med is helping Australians make the most of their annual leave and save more on the holidays of their dreams, by offering their best price all year...

Five Reasons You Need to Be at the Noosa Tipis During the Noosa Food & Wine Festival

The Noosa Food & Wine Festival is happening 17- 20 May 2018 with over 30 great events and one of the hottest places to be is under the Noosa Tipis...

Fashion & Beauty

The Most Stylish Women of All Time and How to Be Like Them

The mark of style is uniqueness. It’s not just in following the trends; it’s in being creative enough to set new ones in place. It’s about natural allure that draws...

Australian size-inclusive activewear label Active Truth

Mums and daughters #twinning in new activewear range that encourages healthy body image in women and girls Mums and daughters #twinning in new activewear range that encourages healthy body image im...

Bras N Things Heat Up The Night campaign

Inspired by hot summer nights and dazzling neon city lights, Bras N Things’ new Heat Up The Night campaign showcases stunning fashion lingerie, decadent embroidered lace and bold caging details.   Featuring...

Fashion Moment Holiday: Restyle Your Wardrobe and Enjoy Exclusive Shopping Privileges at Four Seasons

Adjacent to the prestigious IFC mall, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong has always been the venue of choice for the glam and glitterati to flaunt their fashion statements. Housing five...

Staying Fashionable on the Beach this Summer

Whether you’re travelling alone, with your partner for the first time or on a relaxing trip with your whole family or friend group, looking great while you’re on the beach...

Santamaria Shirt Makers

Traditional shirt-making for the modern era How the second generation of a traditional shirt maker is transforming the family business for the digital age From Madrid to London and now the world...

HEALTH

Cinzia Cozzolinos shares her 7 Day Feb-Fast Detox

Nutritionist and Founder of Nutrition Darling and Smoothie Bombs shares her 7 Day Feb-Fast Detox.  Cinzia Cozzolinos Tips are below and her 7 Day Plant Based Eating Plan is...

Malcolm Turnbull - Ground-breaking flu vaccines to protect millions of Aussies

The Turnbull Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over three million Australians aged 65 years and over - free of charge. This is a direct response to last...

Alcovit

Here we go a "new hangover cure", sure thing whatever.   Alcovit Australia states from the start it is NOT a Hangover Cure, it is NOT something that allows you to drink...

"Career mums" vs "home makers"

Mums today are adjusted into many different scenarios; whether you have a stay at home business, working only a couple of days a week whilst your children are with carers...

Seasonal health retreat in a box

A seasonal reminder to slow down can help manage anxiety and stress in Australian women. It’s back to work and back to the daily grind. Well-being expert, Holistic Nutritionist and Personal...

Surviving A Divorce

Breakups are tough at the best of times. When you’ve been married for some time, have a family, and find that your relationship has broken down beyond repair, the process...

LIFE STYLE

8 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Home Healthy and Clean

Although we see our homes as our safe havens, they aren’t actually as safe as we may think. In fact, there are probably numerous hidden toxins and allergens that we...

Cleaning Tips for Your Living Space in Australia

We all know that cleaning our home is extremely important; however, it seems that not all Aussies take this seriously and make some crucial mistakes when it comes to the...

Sydney Bayside Home Retreat for any family

Amid the leafy based greenery of The Sydney Suburb Putney resides a timeless new feature home setting to the modern 2018 family unit. The conjunction of bayside living, ambiance, tranquility...

How to Boost the Value of Your Home on a Budget

Everyone who has ever tried to sell their home will tell you that it’s often very difficult to get as much money as you originally planned. There are many reasons...

The Cheapest Tradies for 2018

Are you a Bargain Hunter? Where The Cheapest Tradies for 2018   It's peak renovation season in Australia with 31% of home improvement jobs posted over February, March and April. With the...

Parents use app to share the parenting overload

Easy, safe and guilt-free solution to conquer and cope with the family’s schedule.   Australia, 31st January 2018- It takes a village to raise a child. Our lives are busier than ever...

FOOD & DINING

Introducing Champagne lovers to, Emperor, Australia’s home of Champagne

Every bottle of Champagne ordered from Emperor is beautifully packaged in custom Emperor gift boxes or wrapping paper. Emperor houses the most extensive collection of champagne in Australia.   Kyla says:...

Hot Stuff: the strategically engineered reusable coffee cup combating Australia¹s landfill epidemic

As Australia’s caffeine addiction continues to soar, environmentalists warn that disposable coffee cups are fast on their way to becoming a major pollution hazard. According to the ABC (2016), coffee cups...

Get saucy this Valentine's Day with Lillie's Q

Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with a special partner or celebrating love with your friends, why not treat them (and yourself) to something a little different this year. Get your taste...

Winter Food and Wellness a Winning Combination for Aussies Travelling to Japan

Increased flight options, striking natural scenery, fascinating culture, world-famous onsens and delicious food: there are many reasons why the Australian love affair with Japan seems to be a never ending...

Move over avocado toast. This millennial has created healthy bake mixes

Back to work and school healthy snacks made with real ingredients. 29 year old Genevieve Le Hunt grabbed a gap in the baking mix market. Genevieve created Bake Mixes, organic, vegan...

The Australia Day BBQ game changer with Lillie’s Q

There’s no tradition quite like a backyard barbie on the family Weber-Q, especially on the nations most celebrated day – Australia Day! Why not try something a bit different this year;...