The Boite introduces new initiative so more music lovers can access their online gigs – Beat Magazine

Words by Tom Parker

As part of the multicultural music organisation’s ongoing ‘Adapt, Not Cancel’ project.

Ever since the beginning of COVID-19, The Boite has been running their ‘Adapt, Not Cancel’ series to give gig opportunities to musicians at a time where they’ve lost most if not all of their work.

Across the six months that it’s been running, ‘Adapt, Not Cancel’ has proved to be a huge success welcoming artists to perform from all …

A festival of lamb and Low & Slow at Yiasou George – InDaily

Cheltenham Mausoleum dedication Living Proof podcast: Talking with Diageo Reserve’s Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote Pandemic only at beginning and “getting nastier”: WHO Poems: New Day & Anniversary What we know today, Wednesday September 16

Upcoming food and wine happenings, including The Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb, a barbecue-lovers set-menu dinner at Slow George, and 23rd Street Distillery’s birthday celebrations.

The Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb – September 16 to 22

Focusing on the …

Making the most of parenting through lockdown – Neos Kosmos

It is said that being a parent is the hardest job in the world.

Many parents have had to work from home during the pandemic and navigate the task of being a teacher.

In the Zoom webinar hosted by the Mental Health Foundation Australia last week, Multicultural Ambassadors Christina Chia, Latha Srinivasan and Santi Whiteside discussed their views and shared tips for parenting during the pandemic.

The conversations were centred around sharing and giving space, …

Opinion: How Greek heritage has shaped second and third generation upbringing – Neos Kosmos

Australia is home to close to 400,000 Greeks who contribute in one way or another to keep their heritage alive through celebrations, arts, cuisine, language and education.

For years Greek parents and grandparents have laid out the foundations for the generations that have followed through cultural organisations, to lobby groups to even the milk bars and eateries scattered throughout the country.

Three young Greeks explore and tell Neos Kosmos how their Greek heritage has shaped …

Hahndorf celebrations and Maggie Beer’s market return – InDaily

SA bans single-use straws, cutlery What we know today, Thursday September 10 Another SA media blow as Adelaide Review shuts doors Your views: on sexual harassment, rent relief and heritage protection Move for Parliament to allow overdue harassment inquiry

Upcoming food and wine happenings, including a month-long celebration of culture in Hahndorf, Maggie Beer’s return to Adelaide Farmers’ Market, and a uniquely South Australian celebration, The Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb.


Tamworth country music: Kevin Bennett and Luke O’Shea collaborated on single Happy Australia Day to spark conversation about history –

AS A high school teacher, Luke O’Shea found a gap in learning and knew it had to be filled. And, as a singer-songwriter, he knew music was a good way to connect with people. The song Happy Australia Day is a collaboration between O’Shea and award-winning artist and Kamilaroi man Kevin Bennett. The single was created to spark an open conversation about Australia’s history, and the truths underpinning Australia Day. READ ALSO: “It’s always struck…

Johnson tells EU agree to deal or move on – Warrnambool Standard

Britain has set an October 15 deadline to strike a free-trade deal with the European Union and if none is agreed both sides should “accept that and move on,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to declare on Monday. Britain left the EU on January 31 but there has been little progress on a new trade deal after a status-quo transition arrangement ends in December. Talks, which have stalled over the United Kingdom’s insistence it…

Vic ‘roadmap’ looms amid border tensions – Warrnambool Standard

Father’s Day will be quieter for many Australian families this year as tough restrictions across Victoria, gathering limits in other states and border closures hamper traditions. The second wave of COVID-19 in Victoria, which has prolonged Australia’s fight against the pandemic, is however, heading in the right direction. Premier Daniel Andrews is expected to unveil on Sunday his “roadmap” out of restrictions across Melbourne and regional Victoria. His government’s plan is highly anticipated as Victorians’…

National eSmart Week 2020: giving our youth the tools to stay cyber-safe – Warrnambool Standard

National eSmart Week, September 6-12, will run webinars full of tips to help families combat bullying and child exploitation in the digital space. National eSmart Week Ambassador and child psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg says as rates of online cyber bullying, child exploitation and image-based abuse skyrocket because of COVID 19 and isolation, it’s critical we do everything we can to ensure our children are safe online. Held this year from 6-12 September, in line with…

Jess Scully: is this the face of Sydney’s next Lord Mayor? – Sydney Morning Herald

Childcare now, as a relatively new mother who turned 40 this week, is not quite as simple. So her partner, Pat Armstrong, a designer on full-time paternity leave, joins us for lunch along with baby Elinor, who turns one this month.

“As a City of Sydney councillor you don’t get maternity leave, it is a job designed for retired blokes,” she jokes.

Jess Scully holding her sister Cass with cousin Christian in Fairfield.

As well …