New York City

Marieke Hardy's latest book, 'You'll Be Sorry When I'm Dead', is currently available.

You may remember her from mornings on Triple J, her countless Australian Television writing credits or her recently published book, You’ll Be Sorry When I’m Dead. Right now, however, Marieke Hardy is bringing her so-called ‘literary salon,’ Women of Letters, to New York City. The show, which has been developed along with writer Michaela McGuire, [...]

Brooklyn Apartment Building

When I first came to New York City, finding an apartment was exciting. But after 3 weeks, 25 apartments, 45 minutes in an elevator and a call to 911, I was pretty much over the whole experience.  I learnt that at some point, optimism has to give way to realism.

Universal-Thump

Greta Gertler and The Universal Thump are down South this week, hitting Athens, GA tonight, Chapel Hill, NC on Tuesday before heading back up to Philadelphia on Sunday.

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The recent Hurricane that ravaged New York impacted thousands of Australians. Read about some personal experiences.

Aussie BBQ CMJ 2012

The Aussie BBQ is coming back to New York City for its annual CMJ edition this coming Saturday, October 20. The 13-hour event features 24 acts on two stages and, of course, actual Australian cuisine.

Husky in Central Park: photo by Rafe Baron

A beautiful Saturday afternoon ushered in Australia Day at Central Park in New York City this past weekend. The self described “boutique festival” showcased a handful of up and coming Australian acts to an eager, Aussie flag waving crowd.

Australia Day in Central Park August 18, 2012

This Saturday marks a huge celebration of Australian music in New York City’s Central Park. Australian acts Husky, Sheppard, High Highs, George Byrne, Maya Jupiter, DJ Ashley Feraude and graffiti artist Kid Zoom will grace the park’s SummerStage for what is shaping up to be an unforgettable day.

photo by Rafe Baron

This week kicks off in style on Tuesday in Brooklyn, NY with a completely sold out show from Tame Impala. The band also plays the Outside the Lands Festival in San Francisco on Saturday.

Manhattan Skyline: photo by Rafe Baron

Brigid Delaney’s article in yesterday’s Sydney Morning Herald National Times did a great job describing why living in New York City can be more beneficial (and cost effective) than the big cities in Australia. According to the article, some 1500 Australians now arrive in New York each day to escape the economic barriers of Sydney for [...]

Derryn Hinch addressed crowds in New York City for the American Australian Association. Pictured: Derryn Hinch and Debbie Chappel

On Tuesday night, The American Australian Association hosted an evening with well-known Australian media figure, Derryn Hinch. He spoke candidly to the crowd about his long career in the media spotlight as well as his own battle with cancer, resulting in a life-saving liver transplant in June 2011. Take a look at some photos from the event below.   [...]