South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme Extension

The State Government will extend the South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme (SATSS) for National Disability Insurance Scheme participants. The decision is in response to concerns expressed by South Australians with disabilities and MP Kelly Vincent that NDIS packages are not providing sufficient support for their transport needs. “I am contacted every day by South Australians…

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Atomic Blonde

Director David Leitch Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman Rated MA Score 3.5/6 An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. Atomic Blonde is based on Antony Johnston and Sam Hart’s 2012 graphic novel…

Optus Connect5 – 2017

Optus has opened entries for its five-minute film competition, Connect5, aimed at Australian filmmakers, videographers, vloggers, animators, or anyone with a creative idea and a smartphone. Ben White, Managing Director of Marketing and Product at Optus, explained that filmmakers have until 1 October 2017 to submit an original short film which encapsulates how lives change…

National Missing Persons Week

Western Australian Police Minister Michelle Roberts is urging families, friends and communities to stay connected with those around them, as National Missing Persons Week gets under way. National Missing Persons Week is held in the first week of August each year, to highlight the plight of missing persons, their families and friends. “People go missing…

BBC Three to Air Ronny Chieng: International Student

BBC Three will air Australian comedy Ronny Chieng: International Student. The 7×30′ series stars Ronny Chieng, the comedian known around the world for his monologues on America’s The Daily Show. Chieng plays himself in the series, based on his life and experiences as an international university student living and studying in Australia. Meet Ronny Chieng,…

Dad’s Army (2016)

Director Oliver Parker Starring Toby Jones, Bill Nighy and Catherine Zeta-Jones Rated PG Score 4/6 The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion. Dad’s Army is based on a sitcom that ran on the BBC from 31st of July 1968…

Lego Towers of Tomorrow at the National Museum of Australia

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks features 20 of the world’s most astonishing skyscrapers from Australia, Asia, Canada, USA and United Arab Emirates, constructed with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy by Australia’s Ryan McNaught, the only certified LEGO professional in the Southern Hemisphere. The exhibition, opening at the National Museum of Australia on 28 July,…

Lisbon to host Eurovision 2018

For those of you who might not have heard already, The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP) has revealed that the city chosen to host the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 will be the country’s capital and largest city, Lisbon. Portugal are hosting the next Contest following Salvador Sobral’s…

64th anniversary of the Korean War armistice

Veterans Issues Minister Peter Tinley has urged Western Australians to pause and reflect on the service given by Australia’s armed forces on the 64th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. “Western Australians served with distinction in the Korean War and it is important we recognise their contributions today, on the 64th anniversary of the armistice.…

New way to Dispose of Unwanted Paint

Paintback officially launched operations in the ACT today with a mission to change the way people deal with potentially hazardous paint materials once they are no longer of use. Paintback is a voluntary, national project which offers a safe and accessible way to dispose of unused architectural and decorative paint, without sending it to landfill.…

Better Dog Parks in Canberra

Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan Fitzharris has announced that community feedback has helped inform the roll-out of $200,000 of upgrades at Canberra’s popular off-leash dog parks. Improvements will be made at the ACT’s six dog parks to make these spaces safer and more comfortable for people and their pets. “Canberra has a passionate,…

Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions

Director Satoshi Kuwabara Starring Shunsuke Kazama, Kenjirô Tsuda, Gregory Abbey Rated PG Score 2/6 Yugi and Kaiba have a special duel that transcends dimensions. Now, maybe I’m just a little to overly cynical in my middle age but I’m fairly certain that there are one or two duels featured in this movie that could have…

Picnic at Hanging Rock to be added to Amazon Prime Video

Foxtel’s upcoming event drama series Picnic at Hanging Rock is the latest Australian series to be added to the Amazon Prime Video U.S. line-up following a deal with FremantleMedia International. The epic new series, starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Parts 1 and 2, In Darkness) as English headmistress Mrs.…

Matt Groening Headed to Netflix With New Series

Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV network, has ordered twenty episodes of Disenchantment, an adult animated comedy fantasy series from the mind of Matt Groening. In Disenchantment, viewers will be whisked away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo,…

Boo Seeka to Play Snowtunes 2017

Snowtunes is excited to officially announce Boo Seeka as the latest artist to join the festival. Boo Seeka who have just released their long-awaited album, Never Too Soon, festival goers will have the chance to experience the band’s fresh, new sound live in action. Band member Sammy Seeka described Never Too Soon as, “The best…

King Kong (2005)

Director Peter Jackson Starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody Rated M Score 5/6 A movie crew, traveling to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, encounter a furious gorilla, taking their leading actress and forming a special relationship with her, protecting her at all costs. Just for the record I have no concrete plans…