From humble beginnings in Australia to promoting the Sydney Orchestra, it took a job in Savannah to finally help David Pratt "find his groove." Pratt, the executive director of the Savannah Philharmonic Symphony and Chorus, was born in Bendigo Victoria, Australia, to an Australian mother and Welsh father.
There's something mercurial about a painted portrait, something that captures subjects in a way no other medium can.
CIRQUE Du Soleil is rewriting HIStory with Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, an arena-sized tribute to the enduring pop icon coming to Australia in September.
The lights have been switched on at Sydney's Vivid festival, a three-week melting pot of cultural, artistic and musical events.
This continued the sour mood from yesterday, when investors fretted over the prospect US and Japanese central banks might in future withdraw their support for the two economies through bond purchases.
Village Cinema staff Hannah Morell, left, and Emma Pace will be getting into character of the 1920s for the screening of The Great Gatsby in Hobart on Thursday.
Four months ago, Prime Minister Julia Gillard's partner Tim Mathieson quietly bought a bush block on the banks of the Goulburn River near Jamieson, in north-east Victoria.
The renaming, approved by South Australia's Geographical Names Committee in December, follows the granting of native title last May over 70,000 square kilometres of land that included Lake Eyre.
Frankie the cat has a friend for life in Jana Beth and Tim Mosley, of York, England.
Former Clutha River Cruises operator Steve Toyer farewelling his boat the Mataau, also the Maori name for the waterway he has worked and played in for the past 11 years before returning to Australia.
The New Zealand Herald is the fastest-growing daily newspaper in the country with readership increasing every single day of the week, the latest Nielsen audience numbers show.
Cycling advocates gather at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum last night to hear about Dunedin's continued cycle network improvements, from New Zealand Transport Agency senior projects manager Phil Dowsett and others involved in the work.
A COSMETIC physician's assertions this week that Megan Gale has undergone too much cosmetic work provoked an explosive denial from the David Jones pin-up girl last night, coinciding with her appearance at the department store's 175th anniversary.
The largest jeweler in China, auctioned off 30.97 million Hong Kong dollars, or $3.98 million, worth of fine jewelry late last week.
CBE chief superintendent Naomi Johnson racked up $1,110.92 in international data roaming charges on her tablet while on a taxpayer-paid trip to New Zealand.
In my old age I have started doing offerings in the street not that doing offerings is a new thing.