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Bananarama return to the charts for the first time in decades

Bananarama return to the charts for the first time in decades

Bananarama look set to return to the British pop charts for the first time in decades with their new album In Stereo. The album came out last week and it’s predicted that it’ll crack the Top 20 of the charts this week. The record is the duo’s first album in nine years and their first to […]

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Entertainer Simon Gallagher splits from wife after more than 30 years

Entertainer Simon Gallagher splits from wife after more than 30 years

Much loved Australian entertainer Simon Gallagher her split from his wife Lisa after more than three decades together. Gallagher, who was a household name in the 1980’s, had been living the quiet life in Queensland with his wife Lisa and teenage children when they were suddenly thrown into the spotlight last year. Entertainer Todd McKenney, […]

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Chelsea Manning remains in jail after being denied bail

Chelsea Manning remains in jail after being denied bail

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is staying in prison after the US federal appeals court denied her application to be released on bail. The court opted to uphold a lower court’s decision to hold her in civil contempt after she refused to testify before a grand jury. Manning has been detained since March when she refused to […]

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Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

The largest ever percentage of Australians will be voting in the upcoming federal election with over 100,000 people enrolling to vote in the last week. A record 16,424,248 Australians are enrolled to vote in the 2019 federal election. This follows almost 100,000 additions to the roll in the week preceding the close of rolls, which […]

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Go on a boundary pushing musical adventure with Zubin Kanga

Go on a boundary pushing musical adventure with Zubin Kanga

Composer and musician Zubin Kanga is presenting an intriguing performance at the State Theatre Centre on Wednesday night. The internationally acclaimed Australian pianist and contemporary music specialist will perform his latest program of works entitled Piano Ex Machina  in Perth as part of an Australian premiere tour including Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Following 2015’s acclaimed Dark […]

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Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Opposition leader Bill Shorten is set to announce plans to outlaw gay conversion therapy if Labor are elected to government. A media release from a trio of Labor MP’s; Mark Dreyfus, Louise Pratt and Catherine King, announced the policy. “We will work with survivors and advocates on a range of strategies to end this insidious […]

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Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for his beliefs

Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for his beliefs

Western Australian religious leader Reverend Margaret Court says Rugby player Israel Folau is being persecuted for his Christian beliefs. Rugby Australia have indicated their intention to terminate the rugby players contract after he posted to social media a list of people he believed would go to hell. On the list were homosexuals, adulterers, atheists, fornicators […]

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Mosquito Coast’s Connor Barton chats about their new album

Mosquito Coast’s Connor Barton chats about their new album

Local band Mosquito Coast has slowly been building up their profile over the last few years. Naomi Robinson and Conor Barton burst onto the scene in 2015 chosen out of 850 entries to be crowned triple j’s Unearthed High winners in 2015. Since then, there have been singles, an EP, numerous national tours and high […]

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Jess Ribeiro on making new music and the challenges of online dating

Jess Ribeiro on making new music and the challenges of online dating

Musician Jess Ribeiro has just released her third album Love Hate. The new record showcases a slightly different sound to her previous records and is filled with catchy tunes. Jess chatted to Graeme Watson about making the record, the process of songwriting and her recent adventures in the world of online dating. Take a listen to the […]

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Liberal MP Alex Hawke backs Gladys Liu’s LGBTI comments

Liberal MP Alex Hawke backs Gladys Liu’s LGBTI comments

Liberal MP Alex Hawke has backed comments made by Chisholm Gladys Liu, even though she has tried to distance herself from them. The Special Minister of State posted to Facebook he endorsement of Liu’s criticism of the Safe Schools program. His post is now being run as a paid advertisement. Hawke says the “program was […]

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