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Australians flock to the pyramids and Gallipoli, but mention cemetery tourism in Australia and the reaction is deathly silence. PHOEBE BOWDEN reports.
The most recent release of statistics on Australian tourism show the sector has had an incredible increase. LARA GARDNER reports.
Cases of Type 1 diabetes (T1D) are increasing by more than three per cent a year and affecting the daily lives of Australian children. In an effort to combat the disease and discover a cure, Jelly Baby Month aims to raise funds for dedicated T1D research projects. SARAH SPENCER reports.
Sydney has just wrapped up the latest Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) to showcase the Autumn/Winter 2013 collections by our home-grown designers. CORALIE REDDEN reports.
Thousands are expected to turn out for this year’s traditional ANZAC Day Dawn Services in the Southern areas. The services mark 98 years since over 11,000 Australian and New Zealand soldiers lost their lives defending their countries on the shores of Gallipoli, writes ALEXANDRA STOPFORD.
Tarnished but intact, the badge was found in my mother’s jewellery box after she died. Made of silver-plated metal, the badge is circular in shape with a pin clasp on the back. MARY-ANNE BASSI shares her personal story.
It was a freezing winter’s morning – especially at 4:30am – but not as cold as normal. There were a mix of emotions as the crowd cheered; people were welcomed with cries of joy, the singing of volunteers and the succinct clapping of hands. It was like nothing they had seen before – and something they would never forget. SARAH SPENCER reports.
Scott McLaughlin is a 19-year-old from New Zealand native who will be making his driving debut at the Bathurst this weekend. V8 Supercar fans will be treated to cars whizzing past at more than 300km/h over 161 grueling laps. LOREN HAZELWOOD caught up with Scott and asked him about Bathurst and his promising motor racing career.
Food is a huge part of modern Australian culture. As a nation, we collectively enjoy some iconic nosh, such as Vegemite, meat pies and lamingtons – plus who could forget the good old-fashioned barbecue? But do we have a national cuisine? ANGELA SCARFO has a look.
For both his nation and his deadline, TOM SYRMAS braved the cold and early hours of the fifth day of Olympic happenings and wrote this recap as it was happening. It was a productive, but not golden, day for the Aussies in London, with Australian athletes taking out silver in the swimming and the rowing.