Lunar New Year festivities begin in Brisbane

Thousands of people flocked to Brisbane on Saturday 21 January to celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year, which falls on Sunday. Images posted to Twitter show a group performing a traditional lion dance. The source said the video was shot in Fortitude Valley, a suburb of the city. This year is the Year … Read more

Hello mum texting scam: Melbourne man arrested, charged

A Melbourne man has been charged with using the infamous “Hi Mum” SMS scam to defraud victims of “a significant amount of money”. The scam involves cybercriminals texting victims claiming to be their child that their phone has been lost or damaged – thus using an unknown number – and asking for urgent money to … Read more

Sydneysiders spend a lot of money sending their dogs to shelters

For many paw parents, living in the city means sending your kids and your pets to daycare! At the height of the pandemic, as Aussies navigated lockdowns and worked exclusively from home, pet ownership increased by 10 percent. However, now that people are back in the office, they don’t want to leave their pets alone. … Read more

Lunar New Year festivities begin in Brisbane

Thousands of people flocked to Brisbane on Saturday 21 January to celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year, which falls on Sunday. Images posted to Twitter show a group performing a traditional lion dance. The source said the video was shot in Fortitude Valley, a suburb of the city. This year is the Year … Read more

Australian Open 2023: American Ben Shelton beats Alexei Popyrin, message for ‘rowdy’ John Cain Arena crowd

There’s no place for tennis like the John Cain Arena. Nick Kyrgios called it “the zoo” last year, telling fans who packed the $29-a-ticket stadium that they were “out of control.” The crowd at JCA was at its wildest again on Saturday night as Australian wildcard Alexei Popyrin attempted to continue his remarkable run by … Read more

Experts debate the consequences of China’s aging population

China’s population is on the verge of a dramatic collapse with a looming demographic crisis from an aging population – experts say this could impact the wider global economy with Australian industry in the firing line. Official data released on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in Beijing shows that the world’s most … Read more

BBL 2023: Steve Smith century, Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, Parramatta Eels, score, updates

Steve Smith has done it again. Australia’s Test No. 3 has reminded the cricketing world that he is just as dexterous in the game’s shortest form, crushing his second Big Bash century in a week. Smith batted first in the Sydney derby between the Sixers and Thunder and put on an absolute clinic to reach … Read more