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Thailand Cave Rescue

Whilst the world looks on in great anticipation, we must not forget those who are defying the odds and risking their own lives to free 12 children ranging in age between 11 and 16 and their assistant soccer coach. The nightmare began after a Saturday...

Vanessa Amorosi (Australian Singer/Musician)

A section of this article was written based on many conversations with Vanessa's late father some time ago Frank Amorosi and an interview with her former manager Jack Strom and I thank him for his contributions. On the back of her debut back in the...

KEVIN BORICH

THIS INTERVIEW HAS THE FULL CO-OPERATION OF KEVIN BORICH Kevin Borich is a highly acclaimed Aussie Blues, Rock and Funk Musician. He is always in very high demand, due to cementing himself as part of the Australian Music Scene. As an artist who has stood the...

ROD LAVER (MBE, AC)

Today we celebrate Australia Day, and there is no person in the history of Australian Sport, who is more deserving to wear the title "Living Legend" than Rod Laver.  There is so much that can be said about Laver that a newspaper article just...

MARGARET COURT (MBE, AO)

Margaret Court Frank Sedgeman a former Australian Tennis Champion was right on the money when he first noticed a thirteen year old Margaret Court and told her that she was so talented, that she could be the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon. Turn the...

HENRY “HARRY” HOPMAN (CBE)

HENRY “Harry” HOPMAN (CBE) Tennis Icon Henry Christian Hopman (CBE) was a world-acclaimed Australian Doubles and Mixed Doubles Tennis Player and Coach. Affectionately known as “Harry”, he was born 12 August, 1906 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australia to parents Henry Hopman (a school teacher) and...

FRED STOLLE (AO)

Stolle is the only male player in history who gain notoriety for having lost his first five Grand Slam singles finals, the fifth of which he was leading by two sets to love. Frederick Sydney Stolle (AO) was born 8 October 1938, in Hornsby, New...

DYLAN ALCOTT (OAM)

DYLAN ALCOTT (OAM) Born 4 December 1990, Dylan Martin Alcott, represents Australia as a Wheelchair Tennis Player, Basketballer, radio host at Triple J and motivational speaker. Born with a tumour wrapping around his spinal cord, Alcott had to endure immediate surgery within the few weeks of...

IN THE DOG HOUSE (factors to consider when purchasing a new pet – part 1)

PETS CORNER FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING A NEW PUPPY/KITTEN CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE PURCHASE (PART 1) As a Veterinary Nurse with about 15 years experience under my belt, I think I am more than qualified to add the odd article to this section. Many times over the years my friends...

WENDY TURNBULL (MBE)

Wendy Turnbull (MBE)  (born 26 November 1952) is a retired Australian professional tennis player. During her reign on the court, she won 9 Grand Slam titles, 4 of them in women’s doubles and five in mixed doubles. She is a 3 time Grand Slam...