From the Archives, 1987: Senator among 98 arrested at Pine Gap protests

First published in The Age on October 19, 1987 Senator among 98 people arrested in mass protest Hand-to-hand combat at Pine Gap Senator Jo Vallentine was among 98 protesters arrested yesterday on various charges at a rally by 600 people wanting to close the joint Australian-United States base at Pine Gap. Banner carrying protestors march […]

President Biden Says It's Tough Being a Cop, Rejects Defunding Police

President Biden dished a vote of confidence to our men and women in black and blue — acknowledging the tall order of enforcing the law, while rejecting defunding the police. JB and the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, attended 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service Saturday at the U.S. Capitol … where they paid […]

The Best Halloween Movies on Netflix Right Now

From truly scary horror films to fun frightfests, we’ve got you covered Spooky Season is officially here, which means it’s the perfect time to watch Halloween movies. Figuring out what to watch can be tough, though, especially when it comes to Netflix’s vast catalogue of titles. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a curated list […]

The one person Nellie Melba was so desperate to please

Helen Porter Mitchell was an unusually naughty child: incorrigible, unreasonable and unmanageable, incapable of behaving even by accident. These were her own words, an unkind self-assessment delivered much later in life, possibly as a means of justifying why her parents did their utmost to prevent her from pursuing a career as a singer. Her father, […]

Splurge For The Cause With Breast Cancer Awareness Buys

Too many of us have been touched in some way by breast cancer. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women and death rates in the U.S. are higher than those for any other cancer, except for lung cancer. In women under 45, breast cancer is more common in Black women than white […]

Population shock: Where the truth resides on immigration

How Australia deals with immigration as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic will be crucial to determining the future of our population and our economy. Pursuing a slightly higher level of net migration would push back the inevitable day when deaths start to exceed the number of births. A lower level of net migration would […]

What is the new Hooters uniform?

HOOTERS is an American bar and grillthat describes itself "delightfully tacky, yet unrefined." On October 15, 2021, it was reported that Hooters waitresses were lashing back at their new uniform standards. What is the new Hooters uniform? Hooters is a restaurant chain who are known for their "Hooters Girls:" waitresses who wear low cut tops […]

The Kevin Costner Story: How The Robin Hood Grew His $250 Million Fortune

Kevin Costner’s acting career spans over four decades. The veteran actor has amassed about $250 million through his work, ventures, and partnerships, making his story a success. Known for his Western and Historical drama movies, Costner was inspired by 1963’s movie, How The West Was Born. His magnificent filmography as an actor and filmmaker has […]