Award-winning architectural practice Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA has been selected to work with the Art Gallery of New South Wales to design the Sydney Modern Project, following an international architectural competition that commenced in September last year. Show More Summary
The State of Origin series — an annual (and typically brutal) best-of-3 rugby competition between New South Wales and Queensland (...)
The second try in the first game of the 2015 State of Origin was an absolute gem. Josh Dugan was set up with an offload and delivered a pitch-perfect kick after a long run that set up Josh Morris.
From The Telegraph: “Hugo the giant Galapagos tortoise gives a ride to an Indian star tortoise at the Australian Reptile Park, New South Wales, Australia. Picture: Rex Features.” Thanks to Arne, who added, “If not a ‘Headline This,’ then at least a ‘Mom Taxi.'” Good CALL, Arne!Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Matchingks, Mom Taxi, Tortoises
When Trevor Bayliss returned home from Sri Lanka and found himself overlooked for the New South Wales job he had to find work away from cricket, but it was brief hiatus before he was reaffirming his talents as a calm, astute coach
Olivia and Oliver were the most popular baby names in New South Wales in 2014. more
The major political parties, plus other interested observers, have put in their requests for the redistribution that will cut New South Wales from 48 House of Representatives seats to 47.
Cremorne pastoral, Arthur Streeton Link is to zoomable image on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Another beautifully painterly and economical landscape by brilliant Australian painter Arthur Streeton.
Get the flock out of here! The Boorungie Station sheep ranch in New South Wales, Australia, is facing accusations of animal abuse from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), not because of any physical abuse, but because...Show More Summary
From the public-domain An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales From Its First Settlement, in January 1788, to August 1801 (pdf): April 1799 On the first of this month the criminal court sat for the trial of a soldier belonging to the regiment, who had a few days before stabbed a seaman […]
Meanwhile, in Australia, it’s raining spiders. Just when you thought there wasn’t enough dangerous animals in Australia, residents of Goulburn, in the southern tablelands of New South Wales have reported it’s raining spiders as thousands of the arachnids take to high grounds and jump, literally raining down on the township. Show More Summary
GROSS!!! It's like something out of our worst nightmares! A small Australian town is completely covered in spiders and their webs after the pesky bugs literally fell from the sky. No joke! Someone from New South Wales took to Facebook today to tell the world that spiders were raining down on him and his home! Turns out it's all about [...]
A woman is accused of attempted murder after home owners awoke to find her hovering over their children, slicing their necks with a steak knife, according to Daily Mail. Homeowners Nigel and Ceri Ash of New Port, South Wales – both 58-years-old – allowed Sadie Jenkins, 28, into to their home as a house guest. Show More Summary
Goulburn, New South Wales, was recently invaded by millions of baby spiders. The unusual phenomenon, which is called Angel Hair migration, makes it appear as though the spiders are “raining” down from the sky. Australia Museum Naturalist Martyn Robinson said baby spiders use several different techniques to migrate. Show More Summary
You might remember last month, an Australian photographer by the name of Patrick Jones sent us some outstanding shots from RSPCA New South Wales. Now he’s back with another set– and this time, it’s ALL Cocker Spaniels! Winston, Dexter, Lincoln, Fanta, Floss, Finni and Fena. No, we don’t know who is who. Not that it […]
Jim Smith had had a sheltered 1940s-50s upbringing on the remote New South Wales dairy farm run by his Methodist parents. He seldom went anywhere else other than to the local school or to the Sunday school. Read more...
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is currently undertaking renovation and upgrade works at the Cape Byron Lighthouse in New South Wales. The
From the Sydney Morning Herald: Originally the state government paid half the cost of public libraries in NSW. By 1980 this had dwindled to 23.5 per cent. Now it is less than 8 cents in every dollar with councils picking up nearly 93 per cent of the bill. The NSW Public Libraries Association says the […]
I must admit I'm rather partial to those adverts which get it wring big time. This is South Wales bus company New Adventure Travel trying to attract the younger punter with its bare shouldered model holding RIDE ME ALL DAY FOR £3 (2015). Show More Summary
In 1998, astronomers at the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, Australia, noticed their radio telescope was picking up an odd signal. These signals, known as perytons, continued to be detected once or twice a year, and were described by scientists a