• A wolf in wolf’s clothing?

    “Are we being softened up for a slightly less horrendous education reform?” asks Jane Caro in The Guardian: What is the Abbott government playing at? Within 24 hours they sent the education sector into orbit and then...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Over 500 works from Catherine the Great at NGV 31 July – 8 Nov

    Featuring outstanding works from artists such as Rembrandt, Velasquez, Rubens and Titian and exemplary works from Van Dyck, Snyders, Teniers and Hals, the exhibition represents the foundation of the Hermitage’s collection and includes some of the finest Dutch...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • Bill Jackson – The Wayside Ballads, Vol. 1

    By Lynette AuCoin. Melbourne musician Bill Jackson takes us on a journey filled with the down and out, the lowdown and the downright unlucky with his latest release The Wayside Ballads, Vol. 1.  Enlisting the help of fellow wayside travellers...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Cooking it up.

    By Sherri McIver. ‘I can write. I could if I wanted to. I just don’t know what to write about.’ Writers hear this a lot along with ‘where do you get your ideas?’ Cue the eye roll...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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  • A guide to not being an asshole on public transport

    By Maddy Thomas. “Turn your fucking music off loudspeaker.” I spend about two hours each day on public transport. I get the train to and from work, and for the most part I enjoy the opportunity to...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Ruby Boots/Raised By Eagles – double the love at Howler

    By Lynette Au Coin. Love was in the air at the recent sold-out double album launch of Ruby Boots and Raised By Eagles at Howler in Melbourne’s Brunswick – and what an impressive venue for a double...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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