The SSM ‘Yes’ Vote One Year On

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By: Akos Balogh

It’s been one year. One year since Australia voted ‘yes’ to Same-Sex Marriage. You might have missed the anniversary last Thursday (it wasn’t headline news – which is surprising, considering the airtime it took up a year ago). But it was picked up by the likes of The Project, where presenter Carrie Bickmore confidently asserted that ‘the sky hasn’t fallen in’ since SSM became legal. Continue reading “The SSM ‘Yes’ Vote One Year On”

Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Review

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Above: Mackenzie Foy as Clara. Image credit – Walt Disney Pictures

By: Rachel Murphy

Rated: PG (Would not recommend for children under 8 years old)

For me, just the word ‘Nutcracker’ evokes images of a magical world full of impossible things becoming possible. It conjures scenes of beautiful glittering trees, perfectly crafted vintage toys and the scary Mouse King through my mind. Continue reading “Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Review”

A Practical Guide to Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

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By: Anne Rinaudo

In her book, Habitat – A practical guide to creating a wildlife friendly Australian Garden AB Bishop shares a wealth of advice and information, including how to build places for all sorts of animals to congregate. There are even step by step guides to building an insect hotel and a bee apartment block. Continue reading “A Practical Guide to Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden”