News from the USA

Rememberance poppies at the WW2 War Memorial in Canberra

For some of us expats, every day is a great opportunity to show our Aussie pride. Then there are the Australian holidays, the events that give us a chance to get together with other expats, celebrate the familiar and let our guard down. ANZAC Day in the USA is one such day. While the day [...]

Australian comedy duo Hamish and Andy ask Hillary Clinton questions during her global town hall.

On the eve of her retirement as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton offered people around the world the opportunity to ask her questions as part of a Global Town Hall on Tuesday. Hosted by Australian journalist Leigh Sales, the Town Hall attracted a multitude of questions and important commentary. Those interested can view the Town [...]

Andy MacDowall and Gerard Depardieu star in the movie, Green Card.

The US Diversity Visa lottery is now open – and here are some tips and statistics to guide you along.

Sarah Monahan today. Photograph via Facebook.

This morning, reports emerged that Robert Hughes, who played father Martin Kelly on popular 80′s Aussie TV show “Hey Dad!”, was arrested in London following a two year investigation into child sex crimes. One of the alleged victims was Sarah Monahan, who played his young daughter Jenny on the show. The arrest came following the [...]

Obamacare Upheld graphic via Barack Obama on facebook

In this morning’s big news,  the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the validity of President Barack Obama’s 2010  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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 [...]

A photo of the Aussie patron injured in the brawl. Photo by TMZ.

When the entourages of millionaire artists Chris Brown and Drake got into a melee at Manhattan nightclub last night, an innocent Australian tourist caught the brunt of the damage.

My Fox Atlanta Reporter Paul Miliken gets a taste of Aussie kulcha

This weekend, the Down Under Fest took place in Cumming, Georgia. As the rest of the USA remembered fallen soldiers and took place in leisurely BBQs, a large area just outside of Atlanta was designated an Australian wonderland. My Fox News Atlanta was there to cover the activities.

Kylie Edmond and Sean-Patrick Hillman with Snickers, left and puppy Rolo, right.

Kylie Edmond is on a mission: to help the many animals stuck in New York area shelters using a little Rock n’ Roll. Though it’s not what you might think: the singer-songwriter, who hails from Perth but now calls The Big Apple home, isn’t performing for the animals any time soon.

Pet a Kangaroo at Kentucky Down Under

Since 1990, Kentucky Down Under has brought a slice of Australia to the Southern United States – and right now, its future could be in jeopardy.