Broadmeadows Multicultural Service Officer a friendly face for new arrivals

When new refugees and migrants arrive in Broadmeadows, Nurjan Eser is there to welcome them to their new community. Her job is to help families establish their lives in Australia at what can be a very overwhelming time. “When people first arrive, they face many vulnerabilities – risk of homelessness, family domestic violence, mental health […]

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Botswana to hold elections on October 23 : International de

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi has ordered general elections on October 23, as tensions rise with his estranged predecessor, Ian Khama, the man who put him in the top job. Khama, whose father led the southern African country to independence, has accused Masisi of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country’s reputation as a beacon of […]

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We’re Hiring! POPSUGAR Australia Is Looking For an Entertainment Editor

POPSUGAR Australia is one of the biggest and most influential women’s lifestyle publications in the country. By combining data, technology and storytelling, we deliver inspiring and informative multi-platform content across entertainment, fashion, beauty, wellness, parenting, sex and more. We help women everywhere to look good, feel good, do good – to live more fulfilling lives […]

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Volunteer firefighters in Australia warned not to crowdfund for equipment

Rural Fire Service members have been warned about crowdfunding for protective masks “without the appropriate authority” amid growing concern about resourcing levels of the state’s firefighting volunteers. As fire crews battle more than 100 blazes across New South Wales, volunteers have been warned by the organisation’s leadership against using social media to crowdfund for equipment. […]

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Greta Thunberg is TIME’s 2019 Person of the Year : International de

Sixteen-year-old Thunberg is the youngest individual ever to be named TIME’s Person of the Year. Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl who began a global movement by demanding action on climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year. The teenager, who recently made headlines by angrily thundering “How Dare You” at the […]

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Keira Maguire Is Reportedly Dating Angie Kent’s Ex

Keira Maguire and Alex McKay are reportedly a couple after their stint in Bachelor in Paradise. The upcoming season of the dating show is due on our screens imminently. For now, fans have been eager to speculate about the duo after their outing in Byron Bay over the weekend. Both Alex and Keira have shared […]

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The empty doorway: the people behind Britain’s homeless statistics – podcast

Homeless people are dying on Britain’s streets in record numbers. It is a crisis that shows itself in towns and cities across the country and its causes and solutions are complex and varied. The Guardian’s Simon Hattenstone and Daniel Lavelle have been investigating homelessness for months and pieced together the lives of nine people who […]

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Brazil president calls Greta Thunberg a ‘brat’ : International de

RIO DE JANEIRO —Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon. Bolsonaro questioned the coverage news media have given Thunberg, 16, who on Sunday tweeted a link to a story about the murder of two […]

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8 Things You Need to Know About Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi

Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night. Over 90 countries and territories were represented, but the seven female judges crowned Miss South Africa 2019, Tonzi, after hearing her responses to questions on social issues, strutting through the evening gown and swimsuit competitions. “I grew up in a world where a woman who looks […]

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Wounding, Labrador

Police have charged 30-year-old man after another man was stabbed at a Labrador unit this morning. Around 5am, police were called to Bright Avenue in relation to a street disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located a 41-year-old Red Hill man on the street, suffering a stab wound to his chest. The man was transported to the […]

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Confidential documents reveal U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan : International de

WASHINGTON—A confidential trove of government documents obtained by The Washington Post reveals that senior U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy pronouncements they knew to be false and hiding unmistakable evidence the war had become unwinnable. The documents were generated by a federal project […]

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Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough Are Reportedly Expecting Their First Baby Together

Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough are reportedly expecting their first baby together. While the pair are yet to confirm the news themselves, a close friend of couple’s spoke to the The Daily Telegraph saying that ‘Jas and Karl are over the moon’ to be starting a family together. Rumours that Jasmine may be pregnant began […]

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44 parliamentary interns graduate

Graduation day has been held at Parliament House for the 2019 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. This year’s program saw 44 parliamentary interns from five universities complete research reports in consultation with Members of Parliament. The participating universities this year were: University of Melbourne, Monash University, Australian Catholic University, La Trobe University and Swinburne University of […]

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Puppeteer behind Sesame Street legend Big Bird dies aged 85 : International de

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who brought boyish vulnerability to Big Bird during 50 years on the groundbreaking children ‘s television show “Sesame Street” has died aged 85. Spinney, who suffered from the movement disorder dystonia, had provided only Big Bird’s voice since 2015 while another puppeteer was in the costume. “We at Sesame Workshop mourn […]

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Anna Heinrich Becomes an Aunty as Sister Andrea Welcomes Son Into the World

Andrea Heinrich has given birth to a baby boy! Her first child with fiance Tynan Diaz, the couple (along with proud Aunty Anna Heinrich shared the news via Instagram on Monday. Andrea posted a pic breastfeeding her new son, with Tynan by her side and the caption “Welcome to the world baby Oliver Ramon Diaz. […]

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Airline review: Fiji Airways, Sydney to Nadi, business class on its new Airbus A350-900 XWB

Fiji Airways first A350-900 XWB. Photo: Supplied THE ROUTE Sydney to Nadi, on the new plane’s delivery flight, ahead of its inaugural commercial flight. THE AIRCRAFT A $US320 million Airbus A350-900 XWB (extra wide body), the first of two to join the Fiji Airways fleet before Christmas. The airline  will offer a daily A350-900 service from Sydney to […]

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New Delhi factory fire kills at least 43, authorities investigate cause : International de

Photo:Firefighting efforts were hampered due to the crowded and narrow streets near the fire. Kishore Singh said rescuers brought victims to his government-run hospital and two others in the city. Another 16 people were being treated for burns or smoke inhalation and were in stable condition, Dr Singh said. More than two dozen police officers […]

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The Most Memorable Aussie TV Moments of the Decade

It’s safe to say the 2010s were certainly one interesting decade in Australian TV. From clips that went viral worldwide to simply next level reality TV shenanigans, there were several moments throughout the years that can be described as simply unforgettable. In order to memorialise the decade that was, we’ve compiled a list of all […]

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West Ham vs. Arsenal: Odds, Live Stream, TV Schedule and Preview

Frank Augstein/Associated Press Arsenal may be in crisis, but the oddsmakers are backing the Gunners to end their longest winless run in over 40 years when they visit West Ham United on Monday. Caesars have named Arsenal +100 favourites, while the Hammers sport odds of +235. A draw comes in at +300. Viewers can tune […]

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Low floodlights made catching tricky – KL Rahul

Fielding at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium can be tricky in the evening because of the floodlights, which are lower than at most other grounds. In the IPL, this venue, home of Sunrisers Hyderabad, has seen a catch conversion rate of only 70%. India’s fielders also found it difficult in the T20I series opener against […]

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Former Liberian official heads to trial on immigration fraud : International de

A Liberian man accused of lying on his US citizenship application about his ties to convicted war criminals, including former Liberian President Charles Taylor, was headed for trial in federal court, just months after another man from the west African country was sentenced to decades in prison in a similar case. Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, also […]

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Meet the Actor Romancing Camila Cabello as Prince Robert in Cinderella

Cinderella has found her Prince Charming! Camila Cabello’s upcoming Cinderella remake has cast Nicholas Galitzine as Prince Robert, the updated version of the “Prince Charming” we know and love. The British actor and singer has snagged a role in a cast that includes Cabello, Idina Menzel, and Billy Porter, with James Corden as a producer […]

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We Went on a Russian Army Propaganda Tour of Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria — Just outside Damascus, foreign reporters on a press tour gathered around a handful of generals from not just the Syrian Arab Army but also the Russian military. The infamous Syrian-Russian special alliance on full display for the cameras was a bizarre scene to witness. But it’s nearly impossible for international journalists to […]

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