There’s no time left not to do everything – Mirage News

Australian Greens

Continuing a supplicant politics, where we beg or demand of governments that they act, is both destined to fail and underplaying our hand. So what’s the alternative?

By Tim Hollo

‘Does anyone here think that’s actually going to happen?’

We’d just spent two days at the National Climate Emergency Summit in Melbourne in February, discussing the need for governments to declare a climate emergency and act on it. This was after the horrific …

BUMPER LIST: 100+ events on in Mackay this week – Daily Mercury


THE Community Diary and Weekend Planner offer free entries to not-for-profit groups, organisations, clubs and schools in the wider Mackay region.

Email details of your event, under the subject ‘Community Diary’ to


– GET ONLINE week hosted by Good Things Foundation Australia and Mackay Northern Beaches Neighbourhood Watch: learn how to use the internet, 5.30-7.30pm, light supper included, Bucasia Beachfront Cafe, Bucasia Esplanade. Bookings essential. Ph: Gerri 0423 …

From the diaspora: ASHWARYA – A Humming Heart

21-year old Australian pop singer ASHWARYA’s music is quite like biryani, the rice dish that inspired her latest single of the same name. Her tunes are a slow-cooked medley of flavorful, richly layered elements that will have you rushing back for seconds.

‘BIRYANI’ marked the beginnings of the singer-songwriter’s meteoric rise, set against the backdrop of a global pandemic. It all began back in April when she posted the track to Triple J Unearthed, and …

Why the Arts Matter in Times of Crisis – Featuring Donna Walker-Kuhne – Benton Spirit

Award-Winning Donna Walker-Kuhne

Benton-Michiana Spirit News•

Creative Expression: Why the Arts Matter in Times of CrisisDonna Walker-Kuhne, Author & Founder of WalkerInternational Communications Group Inc

When:Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7 pm

Where:Online; hosted by The Mendel Center atLake Michigan College

Online passes:Free with a pay-what-you-can option to help underwrite the cost of the event

Each pass is valid for one streaming deviceMendel Center Box Office, (269) 927-8700, option 1, or

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WHAT’S ON: 10 things to do on the Coffs Coast this week – Coffs Coast Advocate

THERE’S plenty of COVID-safe events taking place on the Coffs Coast over the next week (October 17 – October 23). Here’s your weekly go-to guide.

Bellingen Community Markets

What: There’s something for everyone at the Bellingen Community Markets, with diverse stalls and loads of choices including delicious food and coffee. The Deep Blue Sea will play live from the main stage and buskers will perform throughout the park.

Where: Bellingen Park.

When: Saturday, October 17 …

ASX dips; Aussie Broadband surges 122pc on debut – The Australian Financial Review

Cometh the hour, cometh the man (or woman). There’s no doubt the COVID-19 crisis has brought the best out of our policy leaders, including the Reserve Bank of Australia’s governor and deputy governor, Phil Lowe and Guy Debelle, and the nation’s brilliant banking regulator, Wayne Byres.

A step behind them in the shadows has been Treasury’s no-less-impressive secretary, Steven Kennedy, who is perhaps playing the most significant part via one of the world’s most powerful …

Two Trains Running: Rhiannon Giddens – Relix

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Our latest cover story features interviews with Ben Harper and Rhiannon Giddens. After traveling down parallel tracks for many years, the two musicians finally crossed paths on a new, socially distanced collaboration.

Here is our conversation with Rhiannon (the interview with Ben is available here).

On …

BIGSOUND 2020: Meet Some Of The Speakers Sharing Their Knowledge – scenestr

Less than a week until BIGSOUND 2020 goes virtual with two days (21-22 October) of dedicated keynote presentations, industry panels and practical workshops, there’s still time to register (it’s free in 2020).

If you’re looking to upskill yourself to gain a better understanding of all facets of the local music scene, BIGSOUND’s dedicated Professional Development stream is not only filled with pertinent advice from global industry leaders, but also designed to get you thinking about …

Get ready for ArtsHub’s Visions 2020 conference – ArtsHub

On 9 December, ArtsHub will examine the state of the arts in Australia in our Visions 2020 conference, exploring the sector in all its richness and vitality – as well as the challenges it faces, both now and in years to come.  

Visions 2020 will bring our sector together to celebrate the voices of First Nations artists, People of Colour and people living with disability, as well as the ideas and passions of artists and …

A Day In New York City: What To Do And See? – CEOWORLD magazine

New York City together with Paris has been for decades two of the most popular touristic centers in the world, attracting visitors mainly from Europe, Canada, Australia, and U.S.A. Its history has led people from other place to live in this city and bring all their culture and costume to this location.

One could say that it is hard to identify something as local since everything comes from another place. Still, this multicultural face of …