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The following information comes to us this morning from The Australian Consulate-General, Chicago, and we felt it was important that we spread the word:

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If you’re a regular reader of Ustralian, you may have noticed that things lately have been a little slow. Despite the fact that there has been a lot happening in Aussie life in the USA, over the past few months we’ve decided to take a step back and re-evaluate the site so that we can [...]

Lance Kalis and Ido Leffler Yes to Carrots

You may recognize the brand from a chain drugstore near you. What you may not know is that the story behind Yes To… cosmetics started in Sydney, Australia, and now finds its place across the globe.

Olivia Newton John and John Travolta to release new Christmas album

When your first single from the Grease album, the biggest movie musical of all time, is chart-topping “You’re the One That I Want, and it becomes the best-selling duet in pop music history – that’s a tough act to follow. But almost 35 years later, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have combined their iconic voices [...]

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It’s almost that time where friends gather and barrackers flock to bars to scream and shout for their favorite Australian Football League or National Rugby League team in the Grand Final.

Glenn de Vine in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory // Image courtesy Australia Unlimited

Welcome to the world of Australian Glenn de Vine, who works at NASA on the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) project, helping to develop tools for space exploration. For de Vine, the path to NASA has involved thousands of hours of dedicated research and hard work. De Vine originally studied Mechanical Engineering at the [...]

Advance Global Australian Awards

Are you an Australian living overseas making a mark in your field? Advance, the leading global community of Australians and alumni living overseas, this week launched a worldwide search for the most innovative and inspirational Australians living abroad.

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Here are 5 great new tracks from around Australia that we recommend you take a listen to.

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[Update] Muirhouse took out the title of ‘Best Foreign Feature Film’ at the 2012 Fright Night Film Festival, beating beat films from around the globe including Canada, Germany, Italy and the UK. It was also among 5 other Australian films selected to compete in this iconic festival. Australian made supernatural horror film Muirhouse is screening this weekend as part of [...]

Australian band Big Scary, taken in New York

The AU Review is an Aussie publication covering music, entertainment and other events in states and cities around the country. They recently asked their writers in each capital city to put together a list of new Aussie songs and artists for us, and we thought this would be a great way to kick off New Music [...]