September 8, 2023

Piano eisteddfod ends on a high note | Canberra CityNews

Piano eisteddfod ends on a high note | Canberra CityNews

First – Oscar Wong, from the Gold Coast. Photo: Peter Hislop. RESULTS are now in from this year’s piano sections of the Australian National Eisteddfod, held last week at Wesley Music Centre. Melissa Buchholz, of Toowoomba Grammar School, and Glenn Riddle, of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, adjudicated more than 450 performances (a record number), ranging

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Locals make learning fun for the spring holidays | Canberra CityNews

Locals make learning fun for the spring holidays | Canberra CityNews

With plenty of time off, the spring holiday is a great opportunity to learn new skills for life as this sponsored post will showcase. SCHOOL’S nearly finished for the year, and the spring holidays are about to get underway, bringing a great opportunity to learn new skills for life. Whether it’s exploring a creative side,

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‘Leadership failure’: University students feel ‘ostracised’ for opposing Voice

‘Leadership failure’: University students feel ‘ostracised’ for opposing Voice

The Australian’s new commentary newsletter. Sign up to get the nation’s sharpest writers, with their bold opinions and incisive analysis in your inbox every Sunday. Thanks for signing up to The Australian Commentary newsletter Sign up Shadow Indigenous Affairs Minister Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has slammed Charles Darwin University for taking a position on the Voice

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‘Sorry if I embarrassed you’: Jimmy Fallon apologises for ‘toxic’ workplace culture

‘Sorry if I embarrassed you’: Jimmy Fallon apologises for ‘toxic’ workplace culture

US talk show host Jimmy Fallon has reportedly apologised to staff on his top-rating The Tonight Show after staff complained publicly about his professional conduct. Industry magazineVariety reported that Fallon had apologised to staff on the NBC program on Thursday afternoon after more than a dozen of the show’s past and present staff told Rolling

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Chief Justice ruling a bad precedent – Community Leader

Chief Justice ruling a bad precedent – Community Leader

COMMUNITY leader William Gua has questioned the fairness in Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer’s ruling in the challenge against the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2022, saying such a ruling continues to encourage bad precedence. “It is a bad precedence which goes against rulings in similar cases in other Commonwealth jurisdictions. Unfortunately, this is not the first

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Mausio’s journey

Mausio’s journey

Managing the relationship you have with your customer is crucial to many businesses and even more so in the fashion industry where clothes are more than something to wear. Michael Mausio has used the pandemic and the lulls and lows during the crisis to get to know the people who wear his “House of Mausio”

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Fishing for a living

Fishing for a living

While waves seem strong and rough on the surface, the underwater world is quite the opposite. This description was shared by Semisi Madanawa of Serua Island. Semisi, who dives and sells fish for a living said the sea teemed with life and offered a stable source of livelihood. “I’ve been a fisherman ever since I

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‘Absolute desperation’: Labour’s issue with false claims on the campaign trail

‘Absolute desperation’: Labour’s issue with false claims on the campaign trail

Chris Hipkins had a bit of correcting to do this week. Photo / Mike Scott The first full week of election campaigning has ended with questions raised about the number of falsehoods that Labour has made on the campaign trail so far. Yesterday, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins had to correct comments he made saying that

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Watch: Trapped explorer releases emotional video amid gruelling cave rescue

Watch: Trapped explorer releases emotional video amid gruelling cave rescue

Turkish and international cave rescue experts are working to save an American speleologist trapped at a depth of more than 1000m in a cave. Photo / AP Rescuers from across Europe rushed to a cave in Turkey on Thursday, launching an operation to save an American researcher who became trapped almost 1000 metres below the

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