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We survived another one! The musically jam packed five days in Austin, Texas every year known as South By Southwest has come and gone, but we’ve got pictures to show everyone how great it truly was. From seminal Aussie artists like Nick Cave to up and coming rapper 360, there was something for everyone. We [...]

Palma Violets at Red 7 for Laneway's SXSW Showcase

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival will make its debut in the United States this coming fall. Founders Jerome Borazio and Danny Rogers made the announcement that Detroit will be the host city at Red 7 in Austin, Texas during the festival’s annual SXSW showcase this past Saturday.

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, [...]

SXSW

It’s March, and all music geeks knows what that means. It’s time for the annual South By Southwest Music Conference. Running from March 12 – 17, the conference will play host to thousands or artists over a countless number or shows and impromptu performances across the city of Austin, TX. The acts this year can’t [...]

The Secret Life of Us Joins Aussie lineup on hulu

We look at the Aussie programming now available to watch via streaming site Hulu, including this popular drama.

The Aussie BBQ 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, gather ’round and get excited because the Aussie BBQ is coming back to the United States! With South By Southwest fast approaching, Stage Mothers and Sounds Australia have put together another incredible round of shows happening at the festival in Austin, TX on as well as in Los Angeles [...]

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Those of us who came of age in Australia around the turn of the millenium will remember fondly the plethora of great Aussie bands of the time. One such band was george, the band that Katie Noonan started with her brother, Tyrone Noonan.

Tropfest Australia 2013

Tropfest, everybody’s favorite short film festival, is back this weekend in its hometown of Sydney. On Sunday, founder John Polson and the rest of the Tropfest crew will view shorts from all 16 finalists and decide the fate of the next big director in front of the largest crowd ever to tune in. That’s right, [...]

Am I Black Enough for You - a novel on Aboriginal Identity by Anita Heiss

Dr. Anita Heiss is an author of both fiction and non-fiction works and also writes poetry, social commentary, and travel articles. She is a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales and she travels around the world lecturing on Indigenous culture. I recently had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Heiss about [...]

Australia Day T-shirts by Dan Milbourne, an Australian designer in the USA. Why not get into the spirit this year by ordering one of these great shirts to wear year-round? via danmilbourne.com

It’s almost that time of year again! Australia Day will be celebrated across the United States this coming Saturday, and we have a comprehensive guide as to what’s going on where. There are also a few pre-parties on Friday night. Put on your dancing shoes, have a pie and a beer or two and enjoy!