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  • The Art Gallery of NSW's Sydney Modern Project Has Arrived with Immersive Installations and Water Views

    This new Sydney art gallery spans four floors, boasts works from Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami, and has been called New South Wales' "most significant cultural build since the Opera House".

  • The Best Advice Ever: TLC's Chilli on Career Longevity, Cruisy Hits, and Staying Cute and Comfortable

    We chatted with Chilli from iconic 90s favourites TLC about staying timeless in both music and fashion — and the best advice MC Hammer ever gave her.

  • $5 Wagyu Birthday Sliders

    Tuesday 8th November
    @ Various Ribs & Burgers locations across Australia

  • Riot Grrrl Pioneers Bikini Kill Are Returning to Australia in 2023 for a Run of Solo Shows and Festival Gigs

    The trailblazing trio will hit Hobart, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney on their first tour Down Under in over 25 years.

  • The Grass Is Greener Has Cancelled Its Geelong and Canberra Dates — and Zhu and Ty Dolla $ign Are No Longer Playing

    The festival will still go ahead in both Cairns and Gold Coast minus ONEFOUR, Ty Dolla $ign and Zhu.

  • Post Malone Has Created His Own Rosé and It's Now Available in Australia

    There are only 10,000 bottles available in Australia.

  • Stormzy Has Cancelled His 2022 Australian Tour and Dropped Out of Spilt Milk

    Steve Lacy will replace the UK sensation on the Spilt Milk lineup while he's in the country for a run of solo shows.

  • Sydney Will Soon Be Home to a Two-Storey Spa with a Sky-High Relaxation Deck Overlooking Darling Harbour

    Sydney getaway alert: the new holistic spa treatment menu will sit alongside the previously opened infinity pool on level four of the hotel.

  • Huge News: It Looks Like US Burger Chain Wendy's Is Preparing to Launch in Australia

    The popular burger chain — not to be mistaken with the local ice-creamery — is making moves to bring its famous square burgers to Australia.

  • Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever Tour

    Saturday 17th September - Monday 19th September
    @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre

  • Thieves Coffee Is the Coffee Subscription Service Delivering Local Beans and Pods to Your Door Every Month

    Expand your coffee horizons and save by cutting down on trips to the coffee shop.

  • Bon Iver Is Headed to Australia in 2023 Which Will Mark Their First National Tour Since 2009

    Bon Iver's dreamy falsetto will be coming to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane — as well as festivals in Adelaide, Perth and Tasmania.

  • Festival of the Sun Is Returning to Port Macquarie for Its Second Boutique BYO Music Festival of 2022

    One 2022 festival just wasn't enough for FOTSUN — and this time it's bringing Vera Blue, Cosmo's Midnight, Confidence Man and Peking Duk along for the ride.

  • Afends and Female-Led Weed-Loving Magazine Broccoli Are Releasing a Fun Eco-Friendly Summer Collection

    This trippy new collab is made from hemp and recycled nylon.

  • Maybe Sammy Has Been Named the Best International Bar Team at the Tales of the Cocktail 2022 Spirited Awards

    The award-winning cocktail bar has added another trophy to its cabinet.

  • A More Perfect Union 2022

    Saturday 20th August
    @ Sandstone Point Hotel

  • Just In: South by South West Is Coming to Sydney Next Year for Its First Festival Outside the US

    The renowned tech, music, film and cultural festival is heading Down Under for an eight-day activation.

  • Qantas Will Fly Direct From the East Coast of Australia to London and New York from 2025

    If you despise lengthy layovers, keep an eye on Qantas' new flights which will leave from Sydney and fly direct to London or New York.

  • Sydney Favourite Firedoor Just Came in Third in the World's 101 Best Steak Restaurants for 2022

    Firedoor was one of seven Australian spots to make the list — and one New Zealand eatery made the cut, too.

  • Stormzy Is Finally Bringing His Latest World Tour to Australia and New Zealand Later This Year

    The biggest name in UK grime is heading south in November and December to finally tour his pre-pandemic album 'Heavy Is The Head'.

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