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Most popular suburbs in Australia

27 June 2015 In: Property, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Family, General

Freshwater in New South Wales, Unley in South Australia and Albert Park in Victoria are the top three most-searched-for suburbs where people want to live. Freshwater, 17km from the Sydney Central Business District, is the suburb most potential buyers searched in during the past quarter. Unley was second on the list and the best performer for South Australia. It is the first time the inner city suburb has made it onto the list of Sellers…

Doctors in Australia lead the way

01 June 2015 In: New South Wales, Victoria, Health, Family, General

Doctors in Australia are among the fastest in the world at early diagnosis of cancer. GP’s in Victoria and New South Wales are more likely to immediately refer people with possible cancer for tests or to a specialist than those in comparable countries. Cancer survival is highest in Australia, Canada and Sweden; intermediate in Norway; and lower in Denmark, England, Northern Ireland and Wales. New research – by six countries and including the University of…

Midnight Oil exhibition

04 May 2015 In: New South Wales, Entertainment, General

The work of Australian band Midnight Oil is featured in an exhibition at Newcastle Museum. The Making of Midnight Oil examines the iconic band’s impact on social and cultural history across a 40 year period. The group scored a string of worldwide hits in the 1980s and 1990s including ‘Beds Are Burning’. The exhibition is packed with rare and iconic items including stage props, instruments, protest banners, hand written lyrics, photographs and posters sourced from…

NASA ‘UFO’ lands in Australia

28 April 2015 In: New South Wales, Queensland, Entertainment, General

A suspected UFO landed in Australia – but turned out to be a NASA research balloon. Residents reported a number of suspected UFO sightings over Queensland before NASA’s new Super Pressure Balloon was forced to land after completing one-third of its planned 100-day flight. “Controllers detected a leak developing in the balloon and for safety, issued flight termination command over a remote area near the Queensland and New South Wales border just east of Australia’s…

Jenny Dixon Beach New South Wales

26 April 2015 In: Travel, New South Wales, General

A well hidden landmark along the central coast of New South Wales on Australia’s east coast is a beach called Jenny Dixon. With just a few residents living in the area they have to themselves one of the best looking beaches I have seen on the central coast. With wide open sandy beaches and clear blue water this must be one of Sydney’s best kept secrets. Picture: Neal Pritchard If you are seeking a holiday…

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