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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The 8th Annual Transfer Banked Slalom

    Friday 12th August
    @ Thredbo

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kunstkamer — The Australian Ballet

    Friday 3rd June - Saturday 11th June
    @ Arts Centre Melbourne

  • 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'.

  • Bottomless Vegan Tacos

    Tuesday 27th September
    @ Don Taco

  • Sampa the Great Is Touring Her New Stage Show Across Australia's East Coast This May and June

    In postponed shows from 2021, the Zambian-born musician perform songs from her acclaimed album 'The Return', as well as new music.

  • The Art Gallery of NSW Will Launch Its Sydney Modern Project with New Works by Nine Artists

    Yayoi Kusama, Jonathan Jones, Lorraine Connelly-Northey and Lee Mingwei are all creating original pieces for the art gallery's expansion.

  • Win a Five-Night Stay in a Luxury Brisbane Penthouse and $5000 Spending Money

    Spend five nights in the penthouse suite of Kokoda's new Brisbane property with your own private chef, plus $5000 for a shopping spree.

  • KFC and Sydney Fine-Diner Nel Have Teamed Up for a Chicken-Filled 11-Course Degustation

    The Surry Hills restaurant is creating extravagant and imaginative versions of popcorn chicken, potato and gravy, and wicked wings — with all proceeds going to charity.

  • The Live At Last National Gig Series Is Returning with Four Huge $10 Shows to Raise Money for Support Act

    Catch Pond, Ruby Fields, San Cisco or Psychedelic Porn Crumpets for just a tenner.

  • KFC Has Created a Peking Cluk Burger and It's Throwing a Festival on Cockatoo Island with Peking Duk to Celebrate

    Catch Peking Duk, Baker Boy and Thandi Phoenix on Cockatoo Island next month and get the chance to try the Colonel's new Peking duck-inspired creation.

  • Splendour in the Grass Has Announced Sideshows for More Than 20 International Artists

    Get ready for headline shows from Liam Gallagher, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Jack Harlow, Jungle and Orville Peck.

  • Virgin Is Bringing Back Its Boozy Pride Flights with Drag, DJs and Bottomless Drinks for Mardi Gras

    After first taking off in 2021, Virgin's Sydney-bound pride flights will depart from both Brisbane and Melbourne — just in time for the last weekend of Mardi Gras.

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