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 …

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 …

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 …

‘They don’t put on airs’: Documentary director Caroline Suh praises Blackpink’s down-to-earth personality (VIDEO) – Malay Mail

The film will show (from left) Jisoo, Rosé, Jennie, and Lisa reflecting on their rollercoaster journeys. — Picture courtesy of Netflix

PETALING JAYA, Oct 13 — They may be international superstars but off stage, Blackpink is no different from an ordinary group of girls who love to have fun.

Fans of the quartet will be able to get a rare glimpse of the personal sides to Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rosé in the Netflix documentary …

Victoria’s Multicultural Festivals And Events Go Digital – Mirage News

VIC Premier

The Victorian Government is helping multicultural and multifaith communities continue cultural celebrations in a COVID-safe way.

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence today announced more than $800,000 to support 148 community organisations across Victoria to deliver multicultural festivals and events in a digital format.

The modified round of the Government’s Multicultural Festivals and Events program has encouraged multicultural community groups and organisations to get creative, build their long-term digital capacity and move their …

Letters with young ease the loneliness of lockdown for elderly – The Age

The letters to children aged between seven and 14 years are written in Polish and cover many topics, but mostly Mr Swistak answers their queries about life – such as whether it’s OK as a little girl to slam a door on a family member.

”No, it’s not nice to slam the door on anyone,” he tells his young correspondent.

People do not prepare themselves for old age, it’s essential they become interested in something.…

How should Christians live after Christendom? – Eternity News

In the first two lectures in this series, I presented a rather dystopian picture: first about the state of family life; and second about the erosion of our freedoms of speech, religion, association and conscience. This situation presents Christians, and all other people of faith, with a fundamental question: how should we then live? This question is the title of a book by the great Christian writer Francis Schaeffer, published 45 years ago, who analysed …

Teacher shares her culture step-by-step – Fairfield City Champion

When Lisa Sokha Nagatsuka was a child, she lived in a land where a thousand years of ancestral culture was at risk of disappearing forever. Her earliest memories are of the hardships of life under the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia in 1975-79 when schools were destroyed and religion, traditional music and dance were forbidden. “They wanted to break our spirits,” Lisa said. “There was no joy in life under their rule. It was a…

Hidden In Budget 2020 Is A ‘Nasty’ Plan For All Partner Visa Applicants To Sit English Exams – Pedestrian TV

One change to Australia’s immigration process that was snuck into Budget 2020 is the requirement for partner visa applicants to sit an English language test, which feels eerily similar to the White Australia Policy from decades ago.

These new changes would require anyone who wants to come to Australia on a partner visa to prove they speak good enough English, and if their loved one in Australia is a permanent resident rather than a citizen, …