After nearly 9,000 episodes, 63 weddings, 20 births and 68 deaths, Neighbours is coming to an end. From humble beginnings, the soap has grown into one of Australia's biggest exports, launched international careers and employed thousands.
Just three weeks ago, grazier Andrew Peterson was considering trucking the final cattle in his herd away from his dusty property in western Queensland. The cattle station he managed in Blackall, about 12 hours' drive from Brisbane, had been in drought for almost a decade and there was no feed...
Bill Barker, head ski patroller at Mt Hotham, has seen it all in 35 years at the Victorian ski resort, and is known for his straight-shooting when it comes to on-mountain conditions. So when his morning snow report says it has snowed a whopping 44 centimetres in 24 hours with heavy snow still...
Yeah, that'd be a pretty solid storm for my area of the world.
To put things in perspective, it's not unknown to get close to 4 meters in a single storm. I average about 12m most years but a few years have been much higher snow totals. And those winters were awesome.
Selling the family home and pulling their young children out of school to take them travelling has been an "emotional roller-coaster", but this young mother and her partner say it is the best thing they have ever done.
As the Red Dog franchise continues with the release of a new dramatised documentary about the original film's canine star, a breeder recalls how life changed and breeding kelpies stopped because of a surge in the breed's popularity.
Hopefully after reading these articles, you will some idea why the dog below forms such a huge part of my life
The intelligence does not have to be looked for....it is just...there.
Frozen waterfalls are a sight to behold, but instead of admiring them from afar, one adventurous Tasmanian couple recently strapped on a harness to climb them. Experienced rock climbers Phillip Kapudija and Tionne Hilder trekked for hours through snow to reach the icy waterfalls at the...
When I retired, I was still pretty young. That's what we did, among other things, to prepare for a winter climb of The Knife's Edge on Katahdin (which isn't all that tall, but has some pretty steep sections.
I would not attempt to do this at my age, but it was fun a bit more than a decade ago.
The Difference Between Rugby Union and Rugby League Rugby Union and Rugby League both share basic rules and use a similar shaped ball. The aim of both games is to score more points than the opposition during the 80 minutes of play through...
Australian football is now known as AFL....Australian Football League....or aerial ping pong as the detractors would have it called.......or Aussie Rules.
It is generally acknowledged that Aussie rules is the more skilful of the games, a claim that is hotly contested by the other two 'codes'
Then there is 'football'.....aka Soccer...played with a round ball and originating in england, ireland, scotland etc
I think all codes would generally agree that when it comes to skill, The Soccer (football) players have it in spades... they certainly do have it when it comes to bunging on an act........even Ronaldo has honed his acting skills
Grader Tony Toia will go weeks without seeing another soul in Western Australia's remote outback, but with Jimi Hendrix in his headphones, and his guitar to play to dingoes at night, he never feels alone.