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Kiss tour of Australia

05 October 2015 In: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, New Zealand, Entertainment, General

Comic-book rockers Kiss are currently on a sell-out tour of Australia. The US heavy metal band, more famous for wearing make-up than for their music, are celebrating the four decades since their formation with a tour of Australia and New Zealand. The bands’ 40th Anniversary World Tour features a stage production called ‘The Spider’, moved by 38 computer controlled winches, boasting 220 automated lights weighing in at 43,000 kgs, incorporating 900 pieces of pyrotechnics and…

Joan Baez tour of Australia

03 October 2015 In: Darwin, Cairns, Adelaide, Brisbane, New Zealand, Entertainment, General

Legendary folk singer Joan Baez is currently on a nationwide tour of Australia. For more than 50 years the American singer and activist has been an outspoken figure in the cultural and political life of the US. She is part-Spanish, part-Scottish and she sings in Spanish and English on the more than 30 albums she has released during her career. Apart from her own self-penned material, Joan has covered songs by contemporary stars as Ryan…

House prices fall in Australia

02 October 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, General

The price of residential property has fallen in half of all capital cities in Australia. In the past three months the value of residential property in half of Australia’s capital cities has decreased, with traditional ‘hotspot’ Sydney seeing flat price growth. Darrell Todd of thinkingaustralia says: “A fall in house prices is good news for buyers and migrants seeking to purchase their first home down under. I have been predicting a housing price slowdown since…

School break fun in Adelaide

27 September 2015 In: Study, Adelaide, Family, General

The annual Nature Play Festival begins this weekend in Adelaide, Australia, to celebrate the start of the Spring school holidays. Across the city are there dozens of special events to children and their families entertained, from moon lanterns to the Bay to Birdwood car rally, children’s holiday entertainment and nature play there is no lack of fun to get involved in this weekend. At the Migration Museum kids can learn how to make a shadow puppet…

$50bn boost for Australia cities

23 September 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, Economy, General

Major cities across Australia such as Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, are to benefit from $50bn in new infrastructure projects. The money has been set aside by the government to fund a wide range of projects including new road and rail links, hospitals and community facilities to keep pace with the rapidly expanding population of Australia’s capital cities. Darrell Todd of thinkingaustralia says: “This is great news for potential migrants as thousands of skilled workers will…

Australia land prices rise 6%

23 September 2015 In: Migration, Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Tasmania, General

The price of vacant land for residential development in Australia has risen by an average of 6% over the past 12 months. But while some cities such as Sydney have seen land prices rise by over 16%, Brisbane has seen an almost 3% fall in prices. The cost of land traditionally makes up around one third of the price of a newly-built house which goes a long way to explaining the recent big rise in…

Fleetwood Mac to tour Australia

21 September 2015 In: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, New Zealand, Entertainment, General

Fleetwood Mac are to tour Australia during October and November. The enduring rock ‘n roll survivors will bring their ‘On With The Show’ World Tour to major cities across the country, their first series of concert dates in Australia and New Zealand since 2009’s sold-out Unleashed Tour. The band has put drug addiction, musical bust-ups and relationship breakdowns behind them and will be performing as a five-piece for the first time since 1998. All five…

‘Green’ jobs grow in Australia

17 September 2015 In: Jobs, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Australian Capital Territory, Technology, General

Opportunities for workers in the renewable energy industry in Australia are growing fast as major cities seek to go carbon-neutral. Melbourne aims to be carbon-free by 2020, Sydney has a target of reducing its emissions by 70% by 2030 and Adelaide has announced major plans to reduce and eliminate its’ reliance on carbon-based energy that will create thousands of new jobs over the next decade and more. In Adelaide, the South Australian Government says that…

Australia house prices fall

16 September 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, General

The price of homes in 50% of Australia capital cities has fallen over the past three months. Darwin recorded the biggest fall in values with prices dropping by 3.2% over the past quarter. Prices in Perth were down by 1.5%, Canberra is 0.8% lower and Adelaide prices are slightly lower, at 0.1%. The average price of a house in Adelaide is now $425,000 while average cost of a Unit (apartment) is $342,000. While prices in…

Adelaide aims to be carbon-free

16 September 2015 In: Adelaide, South Australia, Technology, General

Adelaide has launched a new plan to become the first carbon neutral city in the world. The government of South Australia has set out a new strategy to de-carbonise its economy and aims to reduce carbon emissions by 60% in coming years. A panel of experts has been appointed to provide advice on climate policy and how to create jobs in clean energy technology and other low-carbon opportunities. The new strategy paper, which will be…

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