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The Fat Penguin's Pop-Up Self-Serve Ice-Cream Bar

The Fat Penguin’s Pop-Up Self-Serve Ice-Cream Bar

The Fat Penguin Café in East Kew will host a super cool Pop-Up Self-Serve Ice-Cream Bar in its newly renovated courtyard these school holidays – and they will donate $2 to the Royal Children Hospital Good Friday Appeal for every ice-cream sold.
Australian Fashion Labels on Growth Path Despite Tough Economic Times

Australian Fashion Labels on Growth Path Despite Tough Economic Times

A South Australian fashion house is bucking a downward industry trend by not following the traditional seasonal buying cycle of the fashion industry. Melissa Wait reports.
For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation

For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation

'For Auld Lang Syne' is a new exhibition from the Art Gallery of Ballarat, taking the viewer on a journey from First Fleet to Federation, delving into details such as fashion, sport, high art and whiskey and bringing all manner of curious stories to the surface.
War Popular Penguins; Read The Classics From Our National Mythology

War Popular Penguins; Read The Classics From Our National Mythology

Honour this centennial year since the outbreak of World War One with the 'War Popular Penguins', a collection of acclaimed military written histories from various authors.
Parents, Meet Your New Best Friend

Parents, Meet Your New Best Friend

Kimochis are designed to help children learn how to effectively manage and communicate their feelings and two of the Mini Kimochis are particularly suited to travel. Parents, meet your new best friend.
You Are Welcome In Australia

You Are Welcome In Australia

Two Melbourne writers - Kate Iselin and Thomas Blatchford - are taking on the Australian Government in an attempt to break myths and challenge perceptions around asylum seekers.
Free Is Better: A Call To Action

Free Is Better: A Call To Action

Free is Better appeals to a new generation of consumers; their call to action will change the way we consume bottled water and ultimately encourage a new way of thinking.
Preppy Prestige; The Perfect Day Out

Preppy Prestige; The Perfect Day Out

Think prestige, think preppy, think the perfect days outing. Once again, the divine Werribee Park Mansion is the location, surrounded by rose-gardens, endless greenery and enchanting décor; you can’t help but feel lost in a charming and captivating world.
Is Racism The New Black?

Is Racism The New Black?

They’re used to finding humour in awkward situations and now comedy stars Charlie Pickering, Libbi Gorr and Meshel Laurie will shine their lights on the painful subject of racism in Australia.
Mother & Son; A New Stage Comedy

Mother & Son; A New Stage Comedy

From the creator of the Australian hit TV series MOTHER & SON comes a brand new stage comedy, starring Australia’s doyen of comedy Noeline Brown as the iconic Maggie Beare.
Budgie Bolt

Budgie Bolt

GIO and Youngcare have teamed up to give bold blokes, gutsy girls and keen kids an opportunity to raise awareness and much needed funds for young Aussies with high care needs by running 6kms in nothing but Budgie Smugglers or Smugglettes!
Australian Olympian Sonya Chervonsky; Empowering Young Women

Australian Olympian Sonya Chervonsky; Empowering Young Women

Meet ex-Olympian, Sonya Chervonsky, who has dedicated herself to empowering young girls in her community facing devastating issues such as neglect, parental loss, depression, bullying, exposure to drug use, physical, emotional and sexual abuse and cultural isolation.